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Did you know that over 90% of all cyberattacks start with an email?  That’s right, most successful cyberattacks start with someone simply clicking a link in an email. Additionally, approximately 306.4 billion emails are sent every day! Email remains one of the most used methods of communication, particularly for businesses. In 2021 Phishing and pretexting made up a whopping 93% of all...

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there’s never been a more important time to shore up your mission-critical infrastructure and protect your business. A recent study predicts ransomware hackers are likely to hit over the next six weeks – between Thanksgiving and New Year’s – and that some companies and consumers are not prepared to respond to stop the...

Microsoft has released security updates for flaws in Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019 and has warned admins to immediately patch a high severity Exchange Server vulnerabilities as soon as possible. Earlier this year, the Beijing-backed hackers (also known as Hafnium) exploited on-premises Exchange server software vulnerabilities. Microsoft now warns that patches, while helpful, may not be enough to thwart future...

Point of Sale (POS) systems are notoriously easy to hack. Hardly a month goes by that we don’t hear of some vendor or another having had their POS system breached, exposing customer credit card and other personal data. It’s always the same story. X numbers of users are impacted, notified and told to watch their credit cards for signs of suspicious...

The fortunes of Mozilla’s Firefox browser continue to improve thanks to the company’s ongoing efforts to improve their product. With Microsoft Edge hemorrhaging users at a record pace, Firefox has been picking up significant numbers of Microsoft’s former users as they look for a more stable browser solution. In recent months, Firefox has been testing a multi-process version of their browser, which...

Do you use Instagram as part of your company’s marketing efforts, or to keep tabs on the competition? If so, the company has rolled out an exciting new feature you’re sure to love: the ability to save user posts for later viewing. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it is. The new feature grew out of a desire to keep pace with...

If you’re looking to buy an SSD to replace your older, slower, spinning disk bulk storage, now is the time to buy. In recent months, the price of SSD technology has been falling, which has caused more widespread adoption, especially in laptops. This has created an imbalance and resulted in shortages. Laptop manufacturers are struggling to find parts for their wares, and...

If you’re a frequent flyer on American Airlines, then you’re probably already aware of one of that company’s biggest drawbacks. Their in-flight Wi-Fi is notoriously slow. The company has been in partnership with Wi-Fi provider Gogo for years, but recently took Gogo to court, citing the drastic difference between their Wi-Fi network speeds and the speeds offered by Gogo competitor,...

Since their initial release, the smart money has been betting on the idea that SSD (Solid State Drives) would ultimately replace the aging, conventional hard drive as the storage medium of choice, especially in laptops. Why not? They’re smaller, slimmer and faster. They provide everything a power laptop user wants, and let’s face it, current hard drive technology is positively...

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