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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 …

Network Security Solutions | Future AI Chips?

Network Security Solutions may change dramatically with the advent of TPU Chips Network security solutions that include firewalls, switching, hardware appliances, etc., could use a huge upgrade in their capabilities in my opinion. Although WatchGuard’s Gateway-AV and other ongoing technology has been helping, a more …

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 …

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 …

Quantum Computing | Why it is Exciting for Business

Quantum Computing has created a Brave New World Since the 1960s, the power of computing has grown exponentially and is quickly reaching the physical limits of any further growth. Quantum computing is the next phase of computing as it is in its infancy and looks …

Business IT Resolutions for 2017

Every year brings new business IT challenges. Did you just join a gym? Along with your health, it is a good time to review your business IT health. As opposed to yoga pants and water bottles, in this case you need quality technician experience, training, …

Phishing Emails | 5 Ways to Spot ‘Em

Phishing Emails – No, Not Fishing Emails. They are the “Nigerian Prince” swindle of this decade. Despite our best efforts via enews, meetings, calls, and support tickets, if there is one question we get at Network Medics on a weekly basis – it’s about phishing …

1 Billion Hacked – Yahoo Security is Wayhoo Bad

Yahoo Hack in August 2013 Effects 1 Billion Accounts. The Yahoo hack has put another nail in the coffin with Yahoo as they disclosed they have suffered another hack of 1 Billion accounts. Thanks for the late notice on this Yahoo – even if you …