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How should you save personal passwords?

How should you save personal passwords? Personal password security is almost always overlooked – even unfortunately by some techie folks. We’ve been getting this question a lot the last few years and the recommendations will always change over time with improving technology vs. skill levels …

Cybersecurity Risk and 71% of Businesses Who Are Set to Burn

Cybersecurity Risk is definitely a bake-a-Brûlée situation. (Ugh, really Kevin?) If you aren’t paying attention – you could eventually burn down your house. Cyber-attacks were up almost 20% in 2017, which turned up the oven temperature – 9.32 Billion Malware attacks cranked up the browning …

Cyber Security vs. Your Office Culture

Cyber security is effected by your office culture By now, most people have heard of the cyber security incident at Equifax. Unfortunately, Equifax is not alone in its tech team laziness. When you look deeper into what happened – a lot of it shows just …

Managed IT Services and 5 Reasons Why You Need It

Managed IT Services aren’t sexy, but your business relies on it. I don’t often write straightforward plugs for our services in our technology blog, but I think it is time to revisit why Network Medics is a managed it services provider now instead of a …

Google Docs Scam Attempt Warning

Google Docs Scam Flooding the World If you didn’t get a fraudulent email already, please be advised that a Google Docs scam has hit the world with a spearphishing attack against a their document solution. Thankfully, within an hour, Google said they shut down the …

Lord of the Ransomware – Return of the Cryptolocker

Ransomware steals and holds your data hostage. For years, ransomware protection and removal has been a large cat-and-mouse game with internet security companies like Symantec, McAfee, and TrendMicro. Unfortunately, cryptolocker, a variant that spread like wildfire in 2014 has resurfaced stronger then ever. Generally, they …

Exchange Server 2007 is a Threat to Your Business

Exchange Server 2007 is 12 year old technology. Retire it. Do you know if you use Exchange Server 2007? Do you know what a secure site is? For most people, it simply means that they see the green “secure” notification next to the web address …

Website Security | 1 in 5 Websites Use Cracked Encryption

Website Security is Important to Your Business In August of 2014, Google made a public announcement about website security – one they hailed as “HTTPS everywhere”.  If you don’t speak tech, essentially Google was calling for you to run your website with a security layer …

Spear Phishing | W2 and Payroll Scam

Spear Phishing continues to be an issue for everyone, including government. Today the Minnesota Department of Revenue issued a warning on spear phishing attempts aimed at payroll and HR departments. The scammers are spoofing company executives asking for copies of employee’s W-2 forms. The emails …

Spear Phishing Cyberthreat is Getting Worse

Spear Phishing Tries to Get You to Disclose Your Confidential Information In simple terms, spear phishing cyberthreat means receiving an email that looks like it came from someone you know, but actually isn’t. It is a threat for anyone, anywhere, and in any industry. They …


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