Bad Emails Awareness

March 11th, 2020

Don't Click that link or open that file
A small business must have a policy in place for cybersecurity in the office and, more specifically, for dealing with bad emails. Employees need to get educated on email safety, HIPAA laws, and continuous software updates?
1 out of 99 emails is a fishing attack meaning 30% of phishing emails will make it past default security, and the numbers will continue to grow.

Google Algorithm Update Caused Backlash

February 10th, 2020

If you use Google Chrome on a mobile device, you'll notice something any time Google displays a list of sites. Let's say for example if you perform a search for a keyword on, each website's favicon will be displayed next to the link.

This is to provide a visual cue about exactly what site a given piece of content is coming from.

Printing Issues caused by the Internet Explorer Security Update

February 8th, 2020

On January 17th of this year (2020), Microsoft discovered and disclosed the existence of a zero-day vulnerability. It was present in Internet Explorer versions 9 through 11 and will result in printing issues. Hackers could display specially crafted websites that would allow them to remotely execute commands on a site visitor's computer without their knowledge.

A translation service based on real-time

February 7th, 2020

A real-time translation service is in the process of being developed by Google. Just about everyone has made use of Google Translate at one point or another. You find some text on a website written in a language you don't understand, pop over to Google.

Wallpaper Issue With Windows 7

February 6th, 2020

As you're probably aware, Microsoft has officially pulled the plug on Windows 7 support for everyone except those who are paying for the privilege via the company's ESU (Extended Security Updates) policy.

The final Windows 7 update was KB4534310. After that, unless you've paid for ESUs, no further updates are coming, no exceptions.

Bug Fixes And Improvements On The Latest iOS Update

February 5th, 2020

Not long ago, security researcher Brian Krebs discovered an issue with the iPhone 11. It contains a chip dubbed U1, which functions on UWB (Ultra Wide Band). Due to international regulatory requirements, the U1 chip has to disable itself at certain locations, which means that the phone has to periodically check for a user's location, even if you have that functionality turned off on your phone.

Wawa Data Breach Includes Information On 30 Million Customers

February 4th, 2020

Another week, another high-profile data breach. This time, it's a big one that has affected 30 million people from the Wawa data breach.

In December 2019, the convenience store chain Wawa disclosed that they had discovered malware on their point of sale system and that tens of millions of customer records were at risk.

Shlayer Malware Continues To Attack Mac Systems

February 3rd, 2020

If you're a Mac user, you may have heard of the malware known as Shlayer. It first made headlines in the early part of 2018.

The malware is primarily used to install malicious adware on infected systems that spam an unreasonable number of popups. The popups generate ad revenue for the malware's controllers.

Customer Service Database Data Breach Hits Microsoft

January 31st, 2020

Over the last twelve months, we've heard reports from companies of all shapes and sizes that have suffered from data breaches. Now, Microsoft has experienced its own customer service database data breach.

Many of them were caused by an act of carelessness on the part of an employee that accidentally left an important database exposed to the world.