Scam Of The Week: Locked PDF Phishing Attack

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There is a phishing attack going on you need to know about. The campaign sends and email with the subject: "Assessment document" and the body of the email has a PDF attachment in it that claims that it is locked. The message reads: "PDF Secure File UNLOCK to Access File Content". If you click to unlock the document, a dialog … Read More

The Dangers Lurking When Employees Use Work Email Addresses for Personal Use

Accounteks ConsultingEmail, Security & Privacy

Many companies likely have had their email credentials compromised without realizing it. In September 2016, researchers revealed that they found about 5 million unique business email credentials stored in hackers’ dump sites and other underground cyber markets. When the researchers crosschecked the compromised email addresses against the domains of the top 1,000 companies in the FORBES Global 2000 list, they … Read More

Microsoft Is Ending Support for Several Business Applications in 2017

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The year 2017 marks the end of the line for five Microsoft applications: Office 2007, Exchange Server 2007, SharePoint Server 2007, Visio 2007, and Project 2007. Microsoft will no longer support these applications because they are at the end of their lifecycles. If your business is running any of these applications, you should consider upgrading them before the support stops. … Read More

3 Easy Ways to Cut IT Costs

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You know that IT is crucial to your company’s success, but let’s face it — businesses are always looking for ways to save money. So, how can you cut IT costs without cutting the technology services your company relies on? Reducing IT costs doesn’t have to lead to reductions in IT productivity and effectiveness. Here are three simple ways to start … Read More