Ransomware in Office 365 email

Avanan’s blog reported a large ransomware attack against Office 365 users. Avanan’s Cloud Security Platform started to detect a massive attack on June 22nd. The payload was inside an attached Microsoft Word file. By June 23rd Microsoft was blocking the distribution of this attachment in email messages. Avanan estimated that […]

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LinkedIn passwords revisited

Last week 117 million accounts and passwords for LinkedIn accounts became available for sale on the Internet. LinkedIn did confirm that this list came from a data breach in 2012.  This represents about one quarter of the accounts at LinkedIn. If you receive a message from LinkedIn to reset your password […]


Comcast Accounts for Sale 1

Over the weekend someone on the dark web of the Internet started selling a list of Comcast usernames and passwords.  The complete list had 590,000 email addresses and passwords.  Comcast was quick to respond to this disclosure. By Saturday night Comcast had a copy of the list and checked each […]

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Free Next Generation Firewall Now you can get a free Cyberoam Next Generation firewall when you purchase 3 year total value subscription. What you Get: Gateway Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware protects your network from  malware, viruses, worms, spyware, backdoors, Trojans and keyloggers. Anti-Spam real-time spam protection over SMTP, POP3, IMAP protocols, protecting […]


National Cyber Security Awareness Month

was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Our focus today is with small to medium businesses. Homeland security has created a Cyber Security Guide that will be used as a reference […]

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Life time Backup

Lifetime Backup $50 Yes you can afford backup for your computers, phone and tablets But you need to act soon. The offer expires on September 26th.   Stack social is offering lifetime backup for your personal computing devices for a one time fee of $50.  This cross platform solution will […]


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Are you tired of waiting for your business to be the next news headline with a security breach? You can protect your business network and intellectual property with a next generation firewall. But wait, you should also have full access to the fast Internet connection you purchased from Cox Verizon […]