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Ransomware and what you need to know

As you know the technology landscape is always changing. Sometimes change.Sometimes change or action comes out of necessity. This is one of those times. Let me explain why. Ransomware is quickly becoming a popular topic when it comes to healthcare and patient data security.  Covered entities and their business associates should take notice of this latest threat to sensitive information. What is...

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AOL email hacked: Several users complain about compromised accounts

We have had several clients’ personal AOL accounts hacked and their address lists spammed. Original Article posted here by Chicago Tribune:   AOL email hacked: Several users complain about compromised accounts By Salvador RodriguezThis post has been updated, as indicated below.3:56 p.m. CDT, April 21, 2014 You’ve got (spam) mail. Several AOL users are complaining on Twitter that...

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

Repost from Mashable.com Link to original article here   The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now It’s time to update your passwords to various sites affected by the Heartbleed bug. IMAGE: MASHABLE COMPOSITE. ISTOCKPHOTO, SOBERP BY MASHABLE TEAM4 DAYS AGO An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats...

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CryptoLocker Virus

CryptoLocker Virus

CryptoLocker Virus There is a new Virus in town.  Beware – this one is particularly troublesome and it’s called CryptoLocker.   It’s most disruptive in that it can infect a workstation and can also damage files on your server. It’s designed so your Antivirus, Firewall, DNS blocking (OpenDNS for Shelterblue clients) aren’t detecting it until it’s too late and...

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Much faster Wi-Fi coming soon

An interesting article re-posted from CNNMoney about future WiFi tech on the horizon. http://money.cnn.com/2013/06/19/technology/mobile/wifi-speeds/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 Much faster Wi-Fi coming soon By David Goldman @DavidGoldmanCNN June 19, 2013: 7:39 PM ET Only a handful of Wi-Fi devices feature the new “ac” technology, including this Netgear router. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) A new,...

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