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Don’t Draw the Wrong Conclusions from the WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak – Motherboard

“Treat the underlying culture that made this possible, not the symptoms.” Source: Don’t Draw the Wrong Conclusions from the WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak – Motherboard As this article points out “WannaCry” is really just a wake-up call. As our reliance on Internet-connected technology continues to grow we could encounter even worse attacks in the future.  It is […]

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Simple things you can do to protect against ransomware attacks – ABC News

Experts told ABC News to always update your software and backup files remotely. Source: Simple things you can do to protect against ransomware attacks – ABC News Very good advice on how to avoid ransomware. Those update pop-ups may be annoying, but it’s a very good idea to have them install as soon as you […]

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Update your Mac: Apple fixes major flaw in OS X Yosemite, but won’t patch Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks

Update your Mac: Apple fixes major flaw in OS X Yosemite, but won’t patch Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks. This is why it’s a good idea to update your operating system to the latest version if it can run it.  If your current system can’t run the latest version, then it may be time to […]

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New ‘IP Box’ tool bypasses 10-try limit for PINs on older iOS versions, automates brute force attacks

New ‘IP Box’ tool bypasses 10-try limit for PINs on older iOS versions, automates brute force attacks. This is another reason to: Keep your computers/devices up to date with the latest version of operating system that it can support. Keep your apps up to date by going to the App Store, Google Play Store, Windows […]