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Archive for December, 2018

New Android Malware Can Drain Your PayPal Account 

Do you own an Android device?  Are you a PayPal user?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, you have something new to worry about. A limited number of versions ...

Microsoft May Be Replacing Their Edge Browser

Three years ago, Microsoft decided to retire their beleaguered Internet Explorer browser.  It was a disaster, riddled with critical security flaws and technologically far behind Chrome and Firefox.  The company vowed to ...

If Your Password is On This List, Change It Now

The annual list of the worst passwords in use during 2018 has just been published by SplashData. This year's list features a number of the usual suspects, but there are also a ...

Google Plus May Shut Down Early Due To New Vulnerability

If you're a Google Plus user, you're probably already aware that Google has plans to bring an end to the service. What you may not know is that recently, Google+ suffered another ...

Another Huge Hack, This Time 100 Million Quora Users

Are you a Quora user?  If so, you're certainly not alone. It is the internet's most popular question-and-answer website, which makes it a unique property in the social media ecosystem.  Unfortunately, the ...

Marriott Starwood Data Breach Affects Over 500 Million Guests

Marriott now has the dubious honor of having suffered one of the worst breaches in history.  Granted, the 500 million customer records recently stolen from the company pales in comparison to Yahoo's ...

Dunkin Donuts Rewards Users May Have Had Their Data Accessed

Are you one of the legions of Americans who run on Dunkin'?  If so, be advised that your DD Perks Reward Account may have been compromised.  The company reported that they were ...

Devices May Communicate Through Sound In The Near Future

IoT startup Trillbit has a big idea with profound implications for the Internet of Things, and by extension, for all of us.  The company is currently designing a system called "Trill Tones" ...

Making Ransomware Payments Can Get You In Legal Trouble

It's no secret that ransomware attacks have been on the rise over the last couple of years. Many companies, desperate to get their files back, have resorted to simply paying the ransom ...

Apple Music Will Soon Play Nice With Amazon Echo

Apple doesn't tend to share well with other corporations, but they have made a few efforts to expand their services to the platforms of their competitors.  You can, for instance, download Apple ...

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New Ransomware Called DeathRansom Hits The Scene

New Ransomware Called DeathRansom Hits The Scene

Early in 2019, a new strain of ransomware appeared.  Called "DeathRansom," its bark was initially much worse than its bite. [...]
Zombieload V2 Is Back To Wreak Havoc On Intel Chips

Zombieload V2 Is Back To Wreak Havoc On Intel Chips

Zombieload is back.  First discovered in May of this year, it was described as a successor to the infamous Meltdown[...]
Twitter Making Changes To Their Political Ad Rules

Twitter Making Changes To Their Political Ad Rules

Social media has been at the center of several high-profile political dramas of late. The major platforms came under fire[...]

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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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