Cyber security is a growing concern among merchants, web site owners, health care providers, banks, and pretty much anyone with an online presence – and that includes you. This week I’m going to provide a demonstration of how “phishing” works. Phishing, much like one of our favorite Kentucky pass times, “fishing”, is all about the […]
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Many of our customers have QuickTime installed on their computers, and it is now considered a security risk. On 4/14/16 the US-CERT recommended the removal of QuickTime from all Windows workstations. Apple announced that they are no longer supporting QuickTime in any way, which means they will not be releasing any new security updates either. […]
It’s that time of year again and you can bet that lightning will happen. Are you prepared? Follow these 5 simple steps to make sure your data and hardware are protected from lightning strikes this spring. 1.) Backup – As always, it is important to have backup copies of your critical data. Even with the […]
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As you may know we actively monitor SPAM messages as a means for the distribution of viruses and other malware. Recently we’ve noticed a series of NewEgg order confirmations being sent that appear to be very well thought out so we thought we’d make mention of it and warn our customers about them. As with […]
Summary While the rule of thumb is that any computer can get infected with a virus, no matter what the protection or how careful the user, there are some things you can do to further protect yourself against infection. The basics You must always keep your virus protection up to date. That means both the […]