ACS - Advanced Computer Solutions

Tag: cyber attacks
Traverse City businesses need enhanced security to protect their customers
November 6, 2018

We at ACS recently had our credit card stolen. Everyone knows that this is a hassle, but for us it’s a costly hassle. This card is primarily used to pay recurring payments to close to a dozen vendors. This means that when the card is stolen it takes hours of staff time to setup our payments with our vendors. What is interesting about this situation is that we had the card stolen shortly after doing something we rarely do, using the card at a local vendor.

Everyday Human Error Can Affect Data Protection
October 2, 2018

Are you under the impression that data loss is all about putting up firewalls to protect against evil cyber attacks?

Look at Links Before You Click
September 6, 2018

One of the most popular ways the bad guys use to trick people is by embedding links into websites that bring the user to web pages that are designed get the user to expose important information, or to install harmful software. It’s important for users to aware, and work to review what they click on, and not blindly follow links.

Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not if
August 22, 2018

You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies.


Severe Vulnerability for HP Inkjet Printers
August 7, 2018

HP announced a severe vulnerability for 166 models of HP inkjet printers. By severe, they describe it as “9.8 out of 10” on the CVSS 3.0 Base Metrics.  The full list of affected printers can be found here.