Scam Of The Week: Apple Store Phishing Attack Goes For Whole Enchilada

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A new Phishing attack is using a very realistic-looking Apple App Store message to trick you into trying to prevent getting charged for something you did not buy. This attack may make it through all the spam filters into your inbox so you need to be alert for this scam.This phishing attack tries to make you fill out a page … Read More

500 Million Hacked Yahoo Accounts Are A Phishing Paradise

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Yahoo announced that 500 million of their accounts were hacked and are sold by internet criminals. Bad guys are going to use this information in a variety of ways. For instance, they will send phishing emails claiming you need to change your Yahoo account, looking just like the real ones.     Here is what we suggest you do right … Read More

Scam Of The Week: A New Type Of Tech Support Fraud

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There is a new scam you need to watch out for. In the last few years, online service providers like Google, Yahoo and Facebook have started to send emails to their users when there was a possible security risk, like a log-on to your account from an unknown computer. Bad guys have copied these emails in the past, and tried … Read More

Samsung to Limit Note7 Battery Charges to 60% as Recall Continues

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Samsung’s global recall of its Galaxy Note7 smartphones, which have experienced at least 35 cases of battery fires or explosions, is proceeding, but in the meantime the company is pushing out a software update that will limit Note7 battery charging to 60 percent of a full charge to prevent further fire incidents. The Samsung Note7 software update was revealed in … Read More

5 Steps to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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Hurricane season is coming soon. Is your office prepared? Follow these steps to weather the storm. 1. Keep an Off-Site List of Contacts You probably have thousands of customers and vendors. Keeping an offsite contact list will allow you to stay in touch with them and keep your business running during downtime. This list should contain vendors that you need … Read More