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Data Practices of US Companies Being Investigated

Google and Facebook might be in trouble again for how they are collecting and using customers’ data. Learn about the newest investigations into their data privacy practices. Google and Facebook might be in trouble again for how they are collecting and using customers’ data. The European Commission (the European Union’s executive branch) has launched preliminary

2020-03-02T07:51:10+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Make Sure Your Company’s Firefox Web Browsers Have Been Patched

Firefox 72.0 and Firefox ESR 68.4 have a critical security vulnerability that lets hackers take control of affected systems. Here is what you need to know to make sure your business’s Firefox web browsers are secure. Hackers did not waste any time finding and exploiting a vulnerability in a new version of the Firefox web

2020-03-02T07:49:08+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Thought Leadership|

5 Email Scams to Watch Out for During Tax Season

It is tax season in the United States, which means both businesses and individuals are at risk of being conned out of their money or data. Learn about five popular email scams that will likely make the rounds. It is tax season in the United States — and cybercriminals all over the world know it.

2020-03-02T07:47:04+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Update Your iPhone or iPad to Patch the AirDoS Bug

If your iPhone or iPad is not running the latest system software, you could fall victim to an attack that could make your device temporarily unusable. Here is what you need to know about the vulnerability behind this attack. Devices running iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, or earlier versions of these operating systems contain a vulnerability

2020-01-29T19:11:07+00:00January 29th, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Have a WordPress Site? Watch Out for WP-VCD

In the latter half of 2019, malware known as WP-VCD was installed on more new WordPress sites than any other malware — and this trend is expected to continue in 2020. Here is what you need to know about WP-VCD. Many small and midsized businesses use the WordPress content management system to create and run

2020-01-29T19:09:03+00:00January 29th, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Hackers’ Newest Trick Hides Ransomware While It Encrypts Victims’ Files

A ransomware variant known as Snatch is now more dangerous than ever. Learn about the newest trick that cybercriminals are using to make this ransomware harder to detect while it is encrypting files. Cybercriminals have been using a ransomware variant known as Snatch to encrypt files on Windows computers since 2018. Recently, researchers at SophosLabs discovered that

2020-01-29T19:06:29+00:00January 29th, 2020|Thought Leadership|

4 Information Technology Trends to Track in 2020

It is important for companies to keep track of IT developments that can affect their businesses. Here are four trends to watch in 2020. The IT world changes often. While it would be impossible to keep abreast of every change that occurs, knowing about and keeping track of important IT developments is important. This information

2020-01-29T18:50:45+00:00January 29th, 2020|Thought Leadership|

CCPA is Now in Effect. Are you Compliant?

On January 1st, 2020 the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went effect for new consumer privacy rights. This empowers consumers with more power against larger businesses selling their data. Is your company affected by this new law, and if so, are you compliant? This new law is designed to protect and educate California consumers in

2020-01-29T18:47:46+00:00January 29th, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Here’s What You Can Do If You Aren’t Ready to Say Goodbye to Windows 7

Windows 7 reached the end of its life cycle on January 14, 2020. Here are your options if you want to keep using it. The sun is setting on Windows 7. If you are still using this old but reliable workhorse in your business, it might be time to say goodbye and let it ride

2020-01-29T14:09:36+00:00January 29th, 2020|Thought Leadership|
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