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Microsoft Warns To Look Out For This Massive Covid-19 Excel Phishing Attack

Microsoft this week warned about a massive phishing attack that started on May 12. The campaign sends emails that look like they are from the “Johns Hopkins Center”, and they have an Excel attachment that claims to be US deaths caused by the Coronavirus. If your user opens that infected “Excel doc”, the file downloads…
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Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – URGENT WINDOWS UPDATE

Protect your business from cyber attacks Microsoft has released an update that fixes a security threat and they strongly advise that all affected systems be updated as soon as possible! Customer guidance for CVE-2019-0708 Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability How serious is this? All vulnerabilities are ranked on the CVE scale of 1-10.…
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Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Cybersecurity in 6 easy steps

6 steps everyone can take now to better cybersecurity With the end of Cybersecurity month upon us, it’s time to take a look at what you have done to increase awareness and secure your defenses.  Cybersecurity is a major problem for businesses and consumers these days with millions of people becoming victims. Their personal and…
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Phishing Attack Prevention

Phishing Attack Prevention: How to Identify & Avoid Phishing Scams in Office 365 Email

If you rely heavily on e-mail you will have to know the basics of phishing attack prevention.  Even if a message appears to come from someone you know, spoofing a senders address in an email allows hackers to gain your trust.  If you treat that email as a request from a reputable source you are more likely…
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Acceptable use and privacy policy

Uploading files to a secure FTP server (sFTP)

 Upload Files to Secure FTP Server (sFTP) This guide contains a simplified description of uploading files to a sFTP server with WinSCP. Before starting you should: Have WinSCP or similar FTP client installed; Connect to your account on FTP server. Uploading Once you are connected to your account of FTP/SFTP server, you will see content of default…
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Email Security

Email Security Tips for your Small Business

Email Security Tips Be suspicious of email or calls asking for immediate action and personal data such as passwords, since they are usually scams.  If you’re not sure, contact the company in questions using the phone number on your account statement or credit card.