If you think your business is too small for data breaches or hacking, think again! Cyber Criminals use scripts or automated attacks for any company or employee that may be vulnerable and easily accessed. If you work on a computer and do not follow well-defined procedures, then your company may be at risk.Read More
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Hackers are finding more and more ways to manipulate users into installing malware onto your computer. Before clicking on a link or downloading a file, make sure you review the origin of the link.Read More
Aug 31, 2011 4:47:00 PM
Various Internet security firms report a new Internet worm is spreading in the wild and taking advantage of weak passwords on Windows systems.
Apr 27, 2011 11:27:00 AM
Apr 11, 2011 9:16:00 AM
Altogether, the patches will fix 64 security holes, or vulnerabilities, in a wide range of Microsoft's software, including Visual Studio, and .NET Framework.
The 17 patches are the same number of fixes Microsoft released in December to address 40 different problems. The newest round ties with December's fixes for the most patches in a single bulletin.
This is a fairly significant update and system administrators should plan for deployment as all windows systems including Server 2008 and Windows 7 are affected by critical bulletins. Frequently used office applications like Excel 2003 through 2010 and PowerPoint 2002 through 2010 are also affected.
For more information about this Security Bulletin click here. For assistance deploying this update, contact the River Run Help Desk at 414-228-7474.
Dec 15, 2010 3:31:00 PM
Once again, Microsoft has a large number of security vulnerabilities to be addressed, and today is the last Patch Tuesday of 2010. This update will address 40 vulnerabilities contained in 17 security bulletins.Five of the 17 security updates, fixed long-standing flaws that could be used by attackers to plant malware on a PC by tricking Windows into thinking a malicious DLL (dynamic link library) was actually a legitimate part of the OS.
Dec 9, 2010 9:19:00 AM
In the last couple of years, we’ve seen the most active and persistent viruses coming out masked as anti-virus programs under names like Internet Security, AntiVirus Pro 2009, Anti Spyware 2010, etc. Apparently, users are getting wise to this ploy because we’ve seen a new variation on these malicious programs that attempt to extract money from you. The new variation claims to be a hard drive defragmentation and repair utility called “HDD Plus”. It is NOT a legitimate program!
If you see a popup for HDD Plus, whether it looks like the screen shot below, or not, do NOT click on anything within the popup window!
Oct 19, 2010 3:36:00 PM
More than 2 million PCs in the U.S., or just over 5 out of every 1,000, were recruited into botnets during the second quarter of 2010, according to a Microsoft report released last week. Botnets are networks of unsuspecting computers, dubbed zombies, that have been infected by malicious software, or bots. Cyber-criminals control and use those computers through the bots to launch spam, viruses, and phishing attacks against other PCs over the Internet.