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In A Terrifying Twist, Hacker Almost Poisons Florida Water Supply

When we hear of cyber attacks and data breaches, we tend to only think of digital world damage. But there’s real world consequences when a malicious entity has access to your computer system, files or network. Take this story for example. A water treatment plant employee in Oldsmar, Florida had a hacker remotely access his […]

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Best Policies and Procedures for GDPR Compliance

If you live in the United States and do any sort of business handling data from those within the European Union, you need to disclose which data you collect and for what purpose. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018, and is considered the toughest security law in the […]

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New Study Shows Grapes Can Act As Edible Sunscreen

According to researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, this popular purple fruit may be able to protect your skin from UV damage and skin cancer. According to data released by the California Table Grape Commission, eating over two cups of grapes a day can increase your resistance to sunburn by almost 75%. The […]

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80% of Employees Overshare on Social Media, Increases Risk

The more personal information out on the web, the easier it is for hackers to gain access to not just your account, but your business accounts as well. Oversharing on social media exposes organizations to online fraud, phishing and other social engineering attacks. In a study that polled 4,000 US and UK professionals, over half […]

Simple Steps For COVID-19 Testing Process

If you’ve never gotten a coronavirus assessment, or if you get them frequently and are looking for an all-in-one explanation of the procedure, we have compiled a list below to streamline your understanding of what the experience will look like. Per New York State guidelines, the first thing you’ll want to do is take a […]

How To Submit Emails To Your IT For Review

Need to ask your IT Support Team about a potential phishing scam, breach or spam mail? Social engineering tactics are in full force these days, with multiple messages heading towards your email address daily. If you’re unsure whether that incoming e-mail is too good to be true, here are some tips to help you submit […]

Largest Streaming Service Spotify Suffers Third Breach In A Month

E-mail addresses, display names, passwords and dates of birth were among the personal information exposed by the music service after suffering a third data breach since November. Spotify stated that the exposure was due to a software vulnerability that occurred from April until it was rectified mid-November this year. The first incident occurred when threat […]

Google Illegally Fires Employees After Spying On Them

According to a complaint by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the tech giant fired two employees after spying on them in the wake of employee protests. The NLRB asserts the company violated US labor laws. Both employees, who were fired in 2019, allege they were fired due to activism. Several other employees were fired […]

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2020 Great Tech Gifts For All Budgets

The holidays are almost upon us. As the end of the year approaches, you’re likely starting to think about holiday plans and gifts for those in your social circle. We’re here to help– in this article, we’ll list a few technology oriented presents that are worth considering for the IT person in your life. **Note […]

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Focus on Protecting Your Assets

As the holidays are quickly approaching, many will take to the internet to purchase gifts for their loved ones this year. Despite being in the midst of a global recession, companies will be trying to make up a decline in sales with clever advertisements and coupons in your e-mail inbox. What you should know is […]