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Archive for November, 2016

IT Security Tip #9: If you installed it, you must update it!

There are thousands of hackers and very successful criminal business people who get up every morning with ONE goal in mind: to find a new vulnerability in a commonly installed software (like Adobe Flash, Shockwave, QuickTime, Java, or many others) ...

IT Security Tip #8: Its never OK to lie…except maybe for this!

IT Security Tip #8: Its never OK to lie, except maybe for this… Under no other circumstance would I ever, ever tell you or anyone to lie. But this is a slight twist to help protect you from being manipulated ...

IT Security Tip #7: IT Security Tip #7: Never use PERSONAL devices to connect to COMPANY data across VPNs…

(What’s a VPN you say? This may not affect you today, but it will one day…read on…) You’re a hard working team player who likes to check e-mail and get a few things done after hours – all good! But ...

IT Security Tip #6: Bookmark the LEGITIMATE websites you frequently visit

Here’s a sneaky trick used by many hackers: they purchase and set up a fraudulent website that is a close misspelling of a legitimate one. Example: instead of (notice the 3 o’s?!). All you have to do is ...


Google May Be Getting Rid Of Google Plus

Google May Be Getting Rid Of Google Plus

If you're one of the relatively few people who use Google+ in something other than an Enterprise setting, be advised[...]
Microsoft Is Changing How Searches  Will Work

Microsoft Is Changing How Searches  Will Work

Change is coming to the way Microsoft handles search across its ecosystem.  If you use the home edition of Office,[...]
Payment Pages Are Being Compromised To Steal Data 

Payment Pages Are Being Compromised To Steal Data 

Symantec's most recent statistics have revealed a disturbing trend.  Malware designed to compromise checkout pages is seeing a big spike[...]


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