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LastPass Bug Uncovered

A bug was discovered last month by Project Zero, Google's security and bug-hunting team, that LastPass was exposing credentials entered on a previously visited site.

Small Business Hacking

For many companies the idea of paying a company to manage their data seems like a complete waste of money. Why would you pay someone to manage the data that you already have? Well, that is a great question. Why ...

Protecting Your Network

While many organizations have vastly different operating policies and goals, there is at least one goal that every organization should strive for: Protecting their network. While it's the role of your IT provider to properly setup devices and systems ...

Phishing: Social Engineering Attacks

Regardless of your email provider we have all received them; emails that feature strange subject lines, you do not recognize the sender, or even better inform you that you are the next of kin to a Saudi Prince. Something just ...

Defending Your Network

Defending against a brand-new attack like Cryptolocker can seem nearly impossible; however, with good data maintenance, Cryptolocker and other ransomware attacks could be little more than a slight inconvenience that your IT team or partner needs to take care of ...

Could BlueKeep be the next WannaCry?

In 2017 within hours of being unleashed, WannaCry leapt across one computer network to another, crossing continents and infecting more that 230,000 computers in over 100 countries.

Traverse City businesses need enhanced security to protect their customers

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 ...

Everyday Human Error Can Affect Data Protection


Everyday Human Error Can Affect Data Protection
 
Are you under the impression that data loss is all about putting up firewalls to protect against evil cyber attacks? Some of the biggest sources of data loss include sloppiness, human error ...

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Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not if


You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place ...

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