Does Videoconferencing MakeYou Sweat? 5 Tips to a Successful Presentation

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As telecommuting continues to surge—videoconferencing becomes a powerful tool to stay connected in the workforce. But for the less technical and less confidant employees, videoconferencing presents its own set of challenges. While videoconferencing is a great way to do business, a...

SEC Targeted Spear Phishing Campaign

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A highly developed phishing attack is attempting to gain classified corporate data. Cyber criminals are dispatching spoofed emails alleging to be from the Security and Exchange Commission, and targeting lawyers, compliance managers, and the company officials who are in charge of filing documents...

Ransomware Targeting Users Through Fake Netflix App

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A fake Netflix App?  NOOOOO.... Kaspersky put up the red flag on their blog this last week: "People are downloading a new app, looking to get free access to Netflix accounts. But what they’re actually getting is a malware strain called Netix that encrypts users’ data and demands $100 in...

IRS Scams to Watch Out For

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A friend of mine received an email from what she thought was her tax preparer claiming she owed $3000 in back taxes. When she called the number on the email of the  tax specialist to dispute the claim, she was told if she didn't get the money to them ASAP they would send out the police to...

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Cyber Crime Results in Free Train Rides

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According to SonicWALL, the latest cyber crime and ransomware attack is reminiscent of a Robin Hood take down. Over the holiday weekend, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency became the latest victim of a ransomware attack. The hackers locked up the Muni's public transportation...

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IT Security Never More at Risk

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According to insurance underwriter Beazley: "Ransomware attacks will be four times higher in 2016" The Wall Street Journal agreed. They said: "For companies concerned about the soaring number of ransomware attacks–in which hackers take control of data or systems and demand payment to release...


Carolina Panthers Adopt ShoreTel to Modernize their Communication System

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If you are considering a new phone system--then let your favorite sport's team steer you in the right direction. The Carolina Panthers and the Portland Trail Blazers have picked ShoreTel to upgrade and modernize their communication systems. The Panthers decided to replace their...


Shared Storage an Easy Target for Malware

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Is your shared storage an easy target for malware attacks? Most corporate employees find that shared storage on collaborative work efforts makes work a little easier. Unfortunately, shared cloud storage is also an easy target for malware infection. New research indicates that up 1 in 10...

Fake IRS Email Scam

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E mail scammers are continuing to find new ways to torment us--this time it's a fake IRS hoax. Seasoned internet criminals are sending bogus emails with attachments, text messages and even snail mail claiming to be from the IRS and using a phony Form CP 2000. This form is normally mailed by the...