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Archive for November, 2018

Video Embedding Feature In MS Word Has Security Vulnerability 

Researchers have discovered a security flaw in MS Office 2016 and older versions that leave the door open to hackers who can take advantage of it to run malicious code on a ...

Most Apple Devices Are Getting A Major Software Update

If you own Apple devices that use iOS, watchOS, tvOS, or macOS, there's good news.  The company just released major updates for all of those. They're available right now, and here are ...

iOS Gmail Users Will Be Able To Access Multiple Accounts

Earlier this year, Google introduced a new and improved Gmail that gave users virtually unlimited customization options. In addition to that, it included some exciting new AI-based features that cut down on ...

Yahoo Is Compensating Victims Of Their Massive Data Breach

Yahoo has the dubious honor of having been on the receiving end of the largest data breach in history. As a consequence, the company has recently agreed to pay $50 million in ...

Your Company’s Data was Hacked – Are You Legally Responsible?

So, who should be held responsible when a company’s data system gets breached? Historically, the CIO, the CISO, or both have shouldered the lion’s share of data breach responsibility; well over half ...

IBM Invests Billions To Purchase Popular Red Hat Linux

IBM has recently announced what is to be the largest open source acquisition in history.  They're buying Red Hat for a staggering $34 billion dollars.  This, as the saying goes, changes everything. ...

Deleting Your Google Search History Will Soon Be Easier

Google is rolling out some important changes that will make it easier for people who use their services to control their data. They're starting with their most widely used service, which is ...

Google Finally Cracking Down On Manufacturer Device Updates

Security in the Android ecosystem is awful.  There's just no other word to describe it. In large part, the blame for that can be placed at the feet of Google.  Although they ...

Hackers Now Targeting Girl Scouts, Raising Privacy Concerns

As far as hackers are concerned, no target is safe.  Not even the Girl Scouts. Recently, one of the Girl Scouts' official email accounts was accessed by an "unauthorized third party" and ...

Some Tumblr Users May Have Had Their Data Breached

Do you use Tumblr?  If so, be aware that your personal information may have been exposed. Tumblr recently added a feature called "Recommended Blogs" that presents you with a list of blogs ...

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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[...]
New Office 365 Feature May Prevent Questionable Emails

New Office 365 Feature May Prevent Questionable Emails

Microsoft continues their war against spam and phishing emails with the rollout of a new feature in Office 365 called[...]

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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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