In The News:  The New Year Has Hardly Begun and Security Issues Abound

In The News: The New Year Has Hardly Begun and Security Issues Abound

The year has barely gotten off to a start and we’re already dealing with a variety of security breaches such as those with Target and Shapchat. Now the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a Syrian computer hacker conglomerate, is kicking off the New Year with a variety of cyber-attacks. —They have compromised Skype, Twitter, and Facebook...

Duleep Pillai ulisticadmin
January 2, 2014
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In The News:  The New Year Has Hardly Begun and Security Issues Abound

Snapchat Users Beware

If you use photo-sharing application Snapchat, hackers likely captured your phone number and username. Millions of Snapchat users throughout the U.S. and Canada were exposed to a leak caused by a major security hole in the application. A database containing 4.6 million phone numbers and usernames was posted on: https://www.snapchatdb.info/  however as of this writing,...

Duleep Pillai ulisticadmin
January 2, 2014
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In The News:  The New Year Has Hardly Begun and Security Issues Abound

Windows 7— The Preferred Operating System for Businesses Today

Windows 7 has become the world’s most popular operating system, especially amongst businesses. Windows XP will reach its end-of-life date in April 2014 — after that point, security patches and updates will no longer be available. If you haven’t already, you need to upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8. But which operating system should...

Duleep Pillai ulisticadmin
December 20, 2013
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In The News:  The New Year Has Hardly Begun and Security Issues Abound

Office 365 Message Encryption Will Be Available in the First Quarter of 2014

Microsoft has announced the upcoming release of Office 365 Message Encryption, which will be available for purchase during the first quarter of 2014. Office 365 Message Encryption allows users to send encrypted emails to recipients, regardless of the destination (Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) For businesses, the release offers the ability to send sensitive business information...

Duleep Pillai ulisticadmin
November 27, 2013
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In The News:  The New Year Has Hardly Begun and Security Issues Abound

Simple Security Tips to Avoid Malicious Attacks

Malicious attacks, such as spyware, ransomware, and viruses, are designed to disrupt or damage a computer system. Often, malware is installed onto your computer through an infected email attachment, infected file on the Internet, or malicious website. Fortunately, malware can be prevented by following these security tips: Avoid Links within Pop-Up Windows Most pop-up windows...

Duleep Pillai ulisticadmin
November 26, 2013
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