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Top 5 Best Practices to Prevent against Ransomware


Current Anti-virus with Advanced Threat Protection & Web-Filtering It is not enough to just have anti-virus running on your machines. Please ensure the AV is regularly getting Virus definition updates for known viruses as well as Advanced Heuristics to look

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Windows XP is coming to End of Life Support April 2014. Are you ready?


Faced with the looming deadline for Microsoft’s official end of support for Windows XP, companies must migrate or risk their IT. by Ricky Ribeiro posted Jan 02, 2014 In the classic 1980s and 1990s PC game Oregon Trail, pioneers risked life and limb as

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7 things you can do to make Internet Explorer more secure


How well Internet Explorer—or any Web browser, for that matter—protects against attacks and malware greatly depends on whether you keep it up to date and have the right security settings. Here’s how to take the proper security measures with Internet

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What to Do After You’ve Been Hacked


  Evernote became the latest member of the “we’ve been hacked” club. And the thing is, what was once a pretty exclusive club now lets just about everyone in these days. I’m a member too. And as I discovered when

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Is Your Patient Data Protected?


By Steve Williams   One of the most import issues we see in dental office computer technology relates to virus attacks.  They happen when the employee or doctor innocently clicks on a friends email link.  That action draws in a

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25% of DDoS attacks in 2013 will be application-based


25% of DDoS attacks in 2013 will be application-based Posted on 21 February 2013. Twenty-five percent of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that occur in 2013 will be application-based, according to Gartner. During such incidents, attackers send out targeted

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Apple Computers Hit by Sophisticated Cyberattack


Cyberattacks, apparently, happen in threes. After Facebook and Twitter announced that they were breached by sophisticated hackers in recent weeks, Apple said it had been attacked, too, in a rare admission for the technology giant. In a statement to reporters

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