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Malicious Email Disguised as Microsoft Volume Licensing

January 20, 2015

This email appears perfectly legitimate and it’s consequences could be devastating to a business! Most businesses use some version of Microsoft and are aware of licensing requirements, even when they don’t know the specifics of their licenses.  So when an email arrives appearing to be from Microsoft’s Volume Licensing Service Center and it is properly […]

Do You Know What Malvertising Is?

January 12, 2015

We’ve all become accustomed to seeing ads on websites.  Some sites are slowed down as ads continually load on the sides.  This is most evident on sites our kids frequent and frequently complain about, like Cool Math Games.  The continually loading of new ads causes the all too frequent “Dad the website’s frozen again!!!” Most […]

The New Year Brings With It New Ransomware

January 5, 2015

It’s a new year so naturally a new ransomware infection has been found attacking computers and networks.  PClock has been discovered masquarading as CryptoLocker.  See image below.  PClock attempts to name itself CryptoLocker, more as a scare tactic than anything, however it has been named PClock from the project name found in it’s executable file. […]

Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be To Fire Yourself From Your IT Department

Business owners love planning, creating, promoting and selling their business, and most dread dealing with technology – so then why do so many insist on trying to manage it? For many owners the answer lies in the essential nature of technology, the fact that it’s an integral part of day to day operations and is […]

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