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February 13th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
!!!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 working to recover what data we can. - read more
 
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February 13th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
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 to set up a virtual machine? - read more
 
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February 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
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 you have not met in person. - read more
 
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February 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
Vulnerable plugin for a remote management tool gave attackers a way to encrypt systems belonging to all customers of a US-based MSP. - read more
 
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February 9th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
    Some people like to look their best and sometimes reality just isn’t enough. With the addition of an altered reality landscape we can add and modify our worlds and ourselves through the lens of our phones. There are apps that can access your phone’s camera, detect your facial position, add features, correct color imbalances, enhance traits that we find desirable, and can remove elements that aren't so desirable.  - read more
 
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February 9th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
     Siri sets alarms, calls your mother, and finds you that piece of trivia that’s been itching in your brain for the past week. Siri helps people manage their electronic fears and control their digital world in a human way. So when Siri Shortcuts came along with iOS 12, I’m sure many people were elated at the thought of automating their daily ritual and streamlining repeated complex tasks.  - read more
 
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January 31st, 2019 | Jay Ferron
 
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January 30th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
 
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January 30th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
The following information is being provided by the FBI, with no guarantees or warranties, for potential use at the sole discretion of recipients in order to protect against cyber threats. This data is provided in order to help cyber security professionals and system administrators to guard against the persistent malicious actions of cyber criminals.   - read more
 
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January 29th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
If you heard me talk I say many time we need to start classify our data so the we can protect the critical files and add additional security to those files that are at the highest risk. - read more
 

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