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Warn Your Staff about This Malicious Email

February 17, 2017
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Be on guard — a fake security email is making the rounds. Disguised as an email from Microsoft, this phishing email is deceiving people into infecting their computers with a bot called Neutrino. This bot enables cybercriminals to take control of the infected machines. The hackers then use the […]

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Hum4n 3xpl0its – Bugs in the Human Hardware

February 17, 2017
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Through technology we are more connected than ever before, bringing advantages, but also more risk, including theft, fraud and abuse.  Technology can help to protect your assets, identity and your company and client information, yet people are the weak link – humans are exploitable.

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SomethingCool.com LLC Expands to St. Louis Cortex District

February 3, 2017
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SomethingCool.com LLC, an IT Solution Provider based in Southeast Missouri, has expanded operations to the Cortex Innovation District.  SomethingCool.com provides a full range of IT Services, with a focus on security and compliance.  The company has been serving the healthcare, financial, education and small business sectors […]

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How Yahoo’s Massive Data Breaches Could Leave Your Business Vulnerable

February 3, 2017
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With so many credentials to remember, people often reuse passwords or variations of them. Are you one of those individuals? If so, your company might be in jeopardy if you reused your Yahoo password for a business account.

In December 2016, Yahoo disclosed that hackers stole information from […]

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7 Ways to Secure Your Smartphone

February 3, 2017
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Smartphones are so small and portable that it is easy to forget that you have a powerful computer in your pocket or purse. However, they are increasingly becoming the target of theft, ransomware, viruses, and other types of malware. As a result, you need to take steps to […]

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6 Reasons Why Remote Monitoring Should Be a Part of Your IT Management Strategy

February 3, 2017
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If your company is like most businesses, your computer systems play an important role in your daily operations. To make sure those systems are secure and operating at peak efficiency, you can use a remote monitoring service to watch over them and gather information. Not only will you […]

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

December 11, 2016
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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 […]

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5 Ways to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

December 11, 2016
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Cloud computing is now the norm — 95 percent of businesses worldwide are using at least one cloud service, according to a 2016 study. While there are many services that fall under cloud computing, businesses often use the cloud to store data. Although security experts note that storing data […]

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