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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: www.faceboook.com instead of www.facebook.com (notice the 3 o’s?!). All you have to do is ...

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Data On Millions Of Americans Leaked Through Open Server 

Data On Millions Of Americans Leaked Through Open Server 

Bob Diachenko, the Director of Cyber Risk Research for Hacken, recently made a disturbing discovery.  He found an ElasticSearch server[...]
USPS Vulnerability May Have Exposed Millions of Users

USPS Vulnerability May Have Exposed Millions of Users

Do you have an account on USPS.com?  If so, you're not alone.  Tens of millions of Americans use it daily[...]
Uber Gets Hefty Fine From The EU For Data Breach 

Uber Gets Hefty Fine From The EU For Data Breach 

In recent years we've seen several companies suffer from hacks of various magnitudes. Over time, we've witnessed the growth of[...]

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Since 2003, Cole Informatics has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in West and Middle Tennessee areas. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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