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Archive for July, 2018

iOS Adds New Restricted Mode In Latest Update 

Apple recently released an updated version of iOS, 11.4.1.  They did so quietly, and without much fanfare, but the update includes one very powerful and exciting security update that's deserving of ...

Adobe Releases Massive Update To Patch Its Products

There's a lot to like about the contents of Adobe's most recent "Patch Tuesday" update. It's well worth downloading and installing, even if you normally take a pass on all but ...

Facebook Messenger Getting Feature To Help With Fake Accounts

It's no secret that there are legions of scammers and spammers haunting the virtual halls of Facebook.  As the world's largest and most influential social networking site, it's a natural target, ...

Open Database Exposes Info Of 340 Million People

Internet security researcher Vinny Trola recently made a huge and disturbing discovery.  A marketing firm called Exactis had left a massive database unsecured, allowing anyone who stumbled across it to access ...

Americans Want Local Governments To Spend More On Cyber Security

While a significant percentage of Americans are suspicious of government spending beyond the essentials, there's at least one notable exception, according to a recent survey conducted by SecurityFirst. A majority (74 ...

Apps In Gmail Have Full Access To Read Your Emails

File this one away under "watch your permissions."  It's recently come to light that an unknown number of third party apps have access to read emails sitting in your Gmail account. ...

Shopped At Adidas Website? Your Info May Have Been Compromised

Another week, another high-profile data breach.  This time, Adidas and their online store was the target. The company became aware of the incident on June 26th, and immediately began notifying "certain ...

Reducing Your Security Risk

Everyone talks about employee onboarding, but what about offboarding? Whether the change in employment is due to termination, a layoff, the end of a contract, or employee choice, the circumstance can ...

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Discord Users Be Careful Of Malware And Information Theft

Discord Users Be Careful Of Malware And Information Theft

Do you use the Discord chat service? If so, be advised that malware developers have been using the service to not[...]
Some iOS Apps Found To Have Clicker Trojan Malware

Some iOS Apps Found To Have Clicker Trojan Malware

Recently, a survey of Apple's App Store by Wandera Threat Lab discovered more than a dozen iOS apps that have[...]
Netflix May Stop Allowing Users To Share Their Passwords

Netflix May Stop Allowing Users To Share Their Passwords

Do you have a Netflix account? If so, you know how awesome the service is.  Intuitive and easy to use, and[...]

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Since 2005, Managed IT Systems has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Atlanta and Athens areas. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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