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February 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
According to the Register.co.uk 617million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites now for sale on dark web, seller boasts.  Some 617 million online account details stolen from 16 hacked websites are on sale from today on the dark web, according to the data trove's - Read More
 
February 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Social media has changed how the world interacts with each other in so many ways, such as closer interaction between businesses and their customers, law enforcement alerts, and more.  Creators of public content that want any real degree of reach involves social media in - Read More
 
February 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
     This past week, a vulnerability has been found in the WinRAR archive extraction software that has existed for almost 19 years. It was discovered by researchers at Check Point Software Technologies. The exploit allows for a path traversal which leads to remote code execution - Read More
 
February 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Over the years there has been a fundamental shift in evolving software development practices. In the past it was typical to build and maintain large monolithic code bases and run it on large servers, individual virtual machines, or even bare metal. Now, like many of us know - Read More
 
February 19th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join me.If you've been on the fence for years, I'll bet that hurts a lot. Let us help.Free Webinar: Move from Break/Fix to MSP - Feb 28th It is absolutely NOT too late to become a Managed Service Provider!Join me February 28th at 11 AM Pacific for a free webinar on making the move to managed - Read More
 
February 13th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
!!!ALERT!!!! Update Feb 11 2019www.vfemail.net and mail.vfemail.net are currently unavailable in their prior form.We have suffered catastrophic destruction at the hands of a hacker, last seen as aktv@94.155.49.9This person has destroyed all data in the US, both primary and backup systems. We are - Read More
 
February 13th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Windows Sandbox is a new lightweight desktop environment tailored for safely running applications in isolation. How many times have you downloaded an executable file, but were afraid to run it? Have you ever been in a situation which required a clean installation of Windows, but didn’t want - Read More
 
February 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing a rise in reports of internet romance scams. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals gain the confidence of their victims and trick them into sending money. Use caution when online dating, and never send money or gifts to someone - Read More
 
February 12th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am registered. You should check it out!Got a note from Kathleen over at Comptia:"The apprenticeship programs from the Dept of Labor are a great resource for our community and the IT security community to leverage. If you are looking to hire tech talent, especially in cybersecurity, then you need - Read More
 
February 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Vulnerable plugin for a remote management tool gave attackers a way to encrypt systems belonging to all customers of a US-based MSP.An attacker this week simultaneously encrypted endpoint systems and servers belonging to all customers of a US-based managed service provider by exploiting a - Read More
 

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