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New Versions Of Ransomware Continue To Wreak Havoc

2017 was "The Year of Ransomware." It saw an incredible number of ransomware attacks and infections, paired with a tremendous number of innovations. Although 2018 hasn't seen quite the same level of ...

Some Apple iPhone 8’s May Have A Manufacturer Defect

Do you own an iPhone 8? If so, you may have problems. Apple has recently reported that a small percentage of iPhone 8s "contain logic boards with a manufacturing defect. Affected devices ...

Most Small Businesses Can’t Recover From Cyber Breaches

A new study recently published by Sitchfast Technologies paints a grim picture of the threat landscape for small and medium-sized business. Their key finding? A staggering 60 percent of small businesses that ...

Vulnerability Found In Major Manufacturers Of Android Phones 

Researchers operating out of the University of Florida, Stony Brook University and Samsung Research America have made a disturbing discovery. Millions of Android smartphones manufactured by eleven different OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) ...

Security Issues Abound – Texas Voter Registration Records Leaked 

The great state of Texas has 15.2 million registered voters. Unfortunately, personal details belonging to nearly all of them (14.8 million) have been compromised, but don't blame the state's election officials. This ...

Hackers Now Targeting Point Of Sale Systems

There's a new threat to point of sale (POS) systems coming out of Russia, according to security researchers from Booz Allen Hamilton. The malware, which they're calling "RtPOS" isn't bleeding edge technology, ...

The Danger of Letting That Domain Name Expire

So, I stumbled upon an interesting article over Labor Day weekend (do I know how to party OR WHAT?) that warned businesses of the risks that come with letting domain names ...

Hackers Make More Money Than Is Spent On Cybersecurity

Quick question - how much do the world's cyber criminals make every sixty seconds? If you guessed a quarter of a million dollars, you'd be wrong. If you doubled that value, you'd ...

Are Your Passwords Up to Snuff?

Probably not. At least, if you’re anything like me — and I really hope you’re not – then your passwords are probably not up to snuff. But hopefully this will at ...

High Frequency Audio Computer Monitors May Expose Screen Activity

It may sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but recently, researchers have made a disturbing discovery. Using nothing more than an off-the-shelf microphone, it's possible for an attacker ...

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New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

HDDs are old, well understood technology. They haven't changed much in recent years. In fact, increasingly, people are writing them[...]
Some Amazon Device Features May Have Security Risks

Some Amazon Device Features May Have Security Risks

Have you heard of Amazon Sidewalk? If not, it's definitely something you should be aware of. Depending on your point of[...]
Email Unsubscribe Scam Can Easily Fool Any User

Email Unsubscribe Scam Can Easily Fool Any User

Scammers are increasingly relying on a tried and true bit of social engineering to fool unsuspecting users into unwittingly signing[...]

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Corporate Headquarters

1 Huntington Road, Suite 803
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 621-7415
(877) 858-MITS (6487)

We cover the greater Atlanta area, North and Central Georgia along with Anderson, SC, Asheville, NC and Chattanooga, TN.

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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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