Cold Kitties Love The Heat From SpaceX’s Starlink

As one Starlink user found out, the warmth from outdoor satellite dishes might be attracting some feline friends this winter. The satellite internet service, which has shipped over 100,000 terminals in 2021 alone, might have a curious problem on their hands. A Twitter user by the name of Aaron Taylor tweeted out a photo of […]

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Yahoo! Finance Says Facebook/Meta is the Worst Company This Year

Is anybody that surprised? According to an audience survey conducted by Yahoo! Finance, the tech giant was rated the “Worst Company of The Year.” Total write-in votes amounted to 8%, with a host of various reasons for why people dislike the company. Other contenders for worst company of the year include Robinhood, Nikola, and Alibaba. […]

Popular Halloween Candy Maker Victim Of Ransomware Attack

Ever had a SweeTart? How about Nerds, Pixy Stix or Lemonheads? The manufacturer behind these candies, Ferrara, is facing difficulties fulfilling orders due to a hacker encrypting their computer systems. The Chicago-based company, who’s known for producing Atomic Fireballs and Everlasting Gobstoppers, is currently only working in select facilities due to the attack. Ransomware is […]

Flour City Growlers Is Your Place For Any Custom Glassware Needs

Since 2013, Flour City Growlers (FCG) has been specializing in customized growlers and glassware with an attentive eye to quality and detail. Located in the CanalSide Business Center in Rochester, NY, Flour City Growlers utilizes screen printing and sandblasting to decorate their bottles, tumblers, mugs, and more. They are committed to delivering great products at […]

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Increasing Cyber Threats To Manufacturing: Don’t Panic, Get The Facts

Since the beginning of 2019 and well into 2020, cybersecurity incidents for the manufacturing industry have been on the rise. Ransomware attacks alone have increased by 156%, and no doubt phishing scams have increased with them. Both of these social engineering tactics can cause issues, particularly to a manufacturer’s clientele. A data breach or network […]

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Update Your Chrome Browser: New Active Security Flaw

Google released updates yesterday for another zero-day vulnerability, almost a month after patching an actively exploited zero-day flaw. The tech giant released the patch for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which includes a total of 47 security updates. The term zero day describes a type of vulnerability that occurs when a software vendor is aware of […]

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Victor Schools At The Mercy of Hacker After Powerful Cyber Attack

Since the beginning of the week, Victor Central School District has been shut down after falling victim to a ransomware attack. No personal or financial information from students was affected, only the district’s servers. Information sent out to parents explained that the attackers were holding files on the district’s server hostage and asking for ransom. […]

HIPAA Business Agreements: Easy to Understand Basics

If you’re part of an organization that works closely with ePHI (electronic protected health information), you’ll need to understand the responsibility you bear when it comes to patient data. Both covered entities (CE) and business associates (BA) need to be part of a business associate agreement (BAA) as outlined by HIPAA policies. This blog post […]

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Election Day Free Of Cyberattacks, But How Long Will This Last?

While America waits with baited breath over the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, cybersecurity officials have been bracing themselves for an onslaught of cyber attacks. The good news is that for now, there seems to have been no interference from cybercriminals on Election Day. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National […]

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Is Your Best Worker Toxic? Hire Someone Pleasant

One bad apple can spoil the bunch. A common phrase used to discuss a toxic person’s influence on an otherwise healthy group of people. Most people apply this phrase to someone in their personal lives, but could toxic people at work be spoiling your employee morale? While it’s easy to spot someone who isn’t pulling […]