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Archive for January, 2019

Passport And Credit Card Numbers Stolen In Marriott Hack

Recently, Marriott Hotels informed the world that they had been the victims of a massive data breach.  As it turns out, the breach was even more serious than was initially reported. As ...

Page Caches May Be Vulnerable To Attack

There's a new side channel attack to worry about. This one is after the target system's OS page cache, where a variety of sensitive data that has been accessed by the device's ...

High Quality Photos May Affect Facial Recognition On Some Phones

One of the exciting new features offered by the latest smartphones is facial recognition, which allows users to unlock their devices simply by looking at them.  On paper, it's a great feature ...

Flaws In Several Adobe Products Could Let Attackers In 

Two new critical flaws have been discovered in Adobe Acrobat and Reader that require your urgent attention. In fact, the flaws were rated as so severe that the company broke with ...

Adware Continues To Be A Major Issue On Android Devices 

Google has been busy in recent weeks.  They've removed a staggering 85 apps from their Play Store when they discovered that they were pushing highly aggressive adware to the users who ...

Wannacry Ransomware Continues To Be A Problem For Some

It's been the better part of two years since the outbreak of the Wannacry ransomware epidemic.  Unfortunately, all this time later, some companies are still dealing with the fallout.  According to the ...

New Internet Explorer Exploit Currently Being Used By Attackers

Are you still using Internet Explorer?  Now you have a new reason to consider switching to a more up to date browser. As most people know, Microsoft essentially gave up on Explorer ...

New Amazon Order Confirmation Emails Could Be Phishing Attempts

According to Alexa, Amazon is the 4th most visited website in the United States and ranks 8th worldwide.  To say that it gets a lot of traffic every day would be an ...

Chromebook To Get Additional USB Security

Google is taking additional steps to protect its Chromebook user base.  Currently, if a hacker has physical access to your machine, he or she could insert a flash drive in the USB ...

Chromebook May Soon Allow Dual Boot With Windows 10

Chromebooks are fun, cool machines that are incredibly popular with students, hipsters, artists, and the like. However, the company hasn't been able to penetrate the Enterprise market with their product.  It's not ...

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Windows Defender Security Comes To Mac Devices

Windows Defender Security Comes To Mac Devices

If you're a Mac user and looking for next-level antivirus protection, we've got some potentially good news. Microsoft recently announced that[...]
New Malware Hidden In Emails About Flu Protection

New Malware Hidden In Emails About Flu Protection

Fear is a fantastic way to spread malware, which is why hackers around the world are using the fear of[...]
New Phishing Attack Targets Amex And Netflix Users

New Phishing Attack Targets Amex And Netflix Users

If you do business with either American Express (AMEX) or Netflix, be on the alert.  Windows Defender Security Intel has[...]

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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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