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December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Malicious apps are bad enough, but what if you have one on your phone that looks just like an app you use everyday? As it turns out, researchers from the Norwegian application security firm Promon discovered an Android vulnerability that does just that.      - Read More
 
December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
A virtual private network (VPN) is supposed to keep the user's traffic over a network safe from outside onlookers. They act as a protected path for communication over a public network to gain access to the resources and capabilities of the private network without a physical connection. Researchers - Read More
 
December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Smart TVs have become extremely common in the last few years; it is even difficult to buy a new TV without smart functionality. Having Netflix streaming built into your TV can be convenient, but connecting your TV to the internet might not be the best idea. The FBI issued a - Read More
 
December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NIST invites comments on Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-208, Recommendation for Stateful Hash-Based Signature Schemes. All of the digital signature schemes specified in Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS) 186-4 will be broken if large-scale quantum computers are - Read More
 
December 10th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just got off a Zoom call with my outsourced bookkeeping company. I'm pretty good with my finances. But it is still never fun.Financial people care about things like balance sheets. I look at my balance sheet when they force me to, or when I'm having my taxes done. And to be honest, I don't really - Read More
 
December 8th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Time Isn't On Your Side (apologies to Mick Jagger) We all do it – waste time that is. There are a variety of tools, software, and ‘systems’ available geared towards helping people (and companies) become - Read More
 
December 6th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
I'd like to invite you to attend my next MSP Mastered® Webinar: "Staying Ahead of the Cybercriminals: Thinking Beyond Ransomware Protection!" When: Thursday, December 12th @ 10am PST / 1pm EST To - Read More
 
December 3rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Trend Micro report thisBehavior analysisCallerSpy claims it’s a chat app, but we found that it had no chat features at all and it was riddled with espionage behaviors. When launched, CallerSpy initiates a connection with the C&C server via Socket.IO to monitor upcoming commands. It then - Read More
 
December 1st, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
National Cyber Awareness System:Caller Poses as CISA Rep in Extortion Scam Original release date: November 29, 2019The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is aware of a phone scam where a caller pretends to be a CISA representative. The scammer claims to have knowledge of - Read More
 
November 25th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
I'd like to invite you to attend my next MSP Mastered® Webinar: "How to Build a Security Compliance as a Service Practice!" When: Wednesday, December 4th @ 11am PST / 2pm EST Today's businesses must - Read More
 

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