Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

Ransomware strikes again! Another wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe and beyond last Tuesday in a possible reprise of the widespread ransom assault in May. A Russian oil giant, a Danish shipping and energy conglomerate, and Ukrainian government ministries were part of those affected. Even the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was affected

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Your Home Router is not Safe!

I have been talking with clients for years on this.  Home routers or even routers you get from your internet providers are not safe.  The reasoning is this, the CIA hacks your router so it can ease drop on your digital conversations.  Most people say that they do not have anything  to hide, but that

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Businesses beware of IOT devices

IOT devices pose a serious security risk! These devices are products, other then computers, that connect to the internet. In this day in age it could almost be anything. For example IOT devices could be a fridge, or a Smart TV, or even some children’s toys! While Internet of Things devices may lead to more

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July 12th: Internet wide day to save Net-Neutrality

Net Neutrality The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give large cable companies control over what we see and do on the internet. If they happen to get their way, they will allow widespread blocking, throttling, extra fees and censorship. On July 12th, the internet will come together to put a stop to this!

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US says North Korea is behind cyberattacks dating back to 2009

The FBI and DHS are pinning several high-profile hacks on a group called Hidden Cobra, formally known as the Lazarus Group. On Tuesday, the US Department of Homeland Security and the FBI issued a joint statement saying that the people behind the attacks are “cyber actors of the North Korean Government” who target computers running

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Microsoft buys Hexadite

Microsoft Buys Hexadite to Toughen Windows Security On Thursday, June 8th, Microsoft said it has agreed to buy Hexadite. Which is a company that incorporates artificial intelligence in it’s responses to cyberthreats. According to earlier published reports, Microsoft was in talks to buy the firm for $100 million! However the terms of the official agreement

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Microsoft warns of devastating cyberattacks

Microsoft prepares for the worst! Last month’s WannaCry ransomeware outbreak seemed to be just a warning shot for what is to come. On June 13th, Microsoft released critical security updates to block another wave of attacks. The patches are even available for unsupported systems like Windows XP and Server 2003. If you are unfamiliar with

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Amplifi – WiFi like you’ve never had before

Drastically improve your WiFi network in your home! Amplifi by Ubiquiti Networks is a new product that can help improve your in home WiFi network. Amplifi is much different then your average router. Depending on the size, layout and age of your home, WiFi signals might have trouble reaching every corner in your home. With Amplifi

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