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Update Your iPhone To Avoid Latest iMessage Security Vulnerability

If you own an iPhone, be aware that a new iMessage vulnerability has been recently found and patched by Apple. This was part of the iOS 12.4 update. The flaw allowed hackers ...

Security Issue Found In Multiple Devices Is Called ‘Urgent 11’

Let's take a little time to talk about the vast numbers of smart devices in use around the world. You probably have several in your home or office. Smart devices need operating systems, ...

Ransomware Now Sends Malicious Texts Through Mobile Device

If you own an Android device, there's a new threat to be at least moderately concerned about.  It takes the form of a new ransomware family that spreads from one victim to ...

Playing Videos Could Allow Hackers Into Your Phone

Do you have an Android device?  Are you running Android Nougat, Oreo, or Pie (versions 7x, 8x, or 9x)?  Do you play games on your phone? If you answered yes to those ...

Security Flaw Found In Open Source Office Program LibreOffice

Do you use LibreOffice? It's an open source clone that's functionally similar to Microsoft Office that has grown quite popular over the years. It is available for Windows, macOS and Linux systems. ...

Facebook Is Making Changes To Privacy Following Huge Fine

We're talking about the result of a massive five billion dollar fine over violations surrounding the Cambridge Analytica scandal. While the staggering size of the fine made all the headlines, there's more ...

Capital One Data Breach Puts Millions At Risk

Another week, another massive data breach. In this case, Capital One was the target when an unknown individual gained access to the company's servers. The breach was detected by an independent security ...

Bluetooth Security Issue Could Affect Most Devices

Recently, researchers from Boston University published a paper called "Tracking Anonymized Bluetooth Devices". The paper detailed a flaw in the ubiquitous Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose device users to tracking and ...

Equifax Breach Victims Could Be Entitled To Settlement Claims

Equifax is one of the three credit reporting firms in the US that suffered a massive data breach in 2017 that exposed the personal and financial state of literally half the country ...

Update iPhone to Avoid Possible iMessage Bug

People like and tend to gravitate to Apple products because the company has gone to great lengths to make their products are highly secure. Sure, you pay more for them, but most ...

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Texas Government Gets Hit With Major Ransomware Attack

Texas Government Gets Hit With Major Ransomware Attack

This year stands to shatter last year's record in terms of the number of successful hacks against businesses and government[...]
Medical Device Security Outlook Continues To Look Bleak

Medical Device Security Outlook Continues To Look Bleak

There's a mix of good news and bad news concerning the security of smart devices in general, and smart medical[...]
Open Source Programs Continue To Get Attacked By Hackers

Open Source Programs Continue To Get Attacked By Hackers

This year hasn't been good for users of Open Source software, which at one level or another, includes just about[...]

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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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