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Archive for August, 2018

Android Malware Could Access Your Pictures And Calls

Android users have a new threat to contend with, according to a sixteen-page whitepaper outlining a new malware strain. The paper was published by a group of security researchers working for Bitdefender. ...

Survey Shows Teens Are Concerned About Their Screen Time

According to a recent survey conducted by Pew Research Center, 54 percent of teens say that they spend too much time on their cellphones. Acknowledging you have a problem is the first, ...

Encrypted Chats Are Now Available In Skype

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it had entered into a partnership with Open Whisper Systems, the makers of the Signal app.   The purpose of the partnership was to bring Signal's open ...

Gmail Releases New Confidential Mode 

Google has introduced a new Gmail feature called "Confidential Mode," which seeks to make sending and receiving important or sensitive emails more secure.  Unfortunately, it may have inadvertently created as many problems ...

If You Use Photoshop, Update Immediately

Do you use Photoshop? Does anyone who works for you use it?  If so, you'll want to apply the latest security patch immediately. Two new vulnerabilities were discovered after the release of ...

New Intel Vulnerability Named Foreshadow Found

Intel has had a tough time of things so far this year.  The most recent trouble stems from yet another newly discovered security flaw in the company's processors, bearing the inelegant name ...

Macs Can Be Hacked With Synthetic Dismissal On Warning Boxes

Depending on the lens you view him through, Patrick Wardle (former hacker for the NSA and macOS security expert) is either your best friend or your worst nightmare. Most people (whether fans ...

Fax Machines Might Be Gateway To Next Hacker Attack

Nothing bad could possibly happen to your company's network if the only piece of information the hackers have is your fax number, right? Unfortunately not, according to recent research by employees at ...

An A.I. Breed of Malware

The past 100 years or so have seen an incredible advancement in technology, and the new found age of Artificial Intelligence is certainly no small part of it. Everything and everyone ...

Cortana May Have Flaw Allowing Unauthorized System Access 

Researchers at McAfee have demonstrated a method that hackers could use to perform an end-run around Cortana and access data, run malicious code, or even change a locked computer's password.  In this ...

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Data Breach Hits Radisson Hotel Group

Data Breach Hits Radisson Hotel Group

The Radisson Hotel Group joins the ranks of globally-recognized brands to be on the receiving end of a successful hack. [...]
Are Some SSD Drives Susceptible To Hacking?

Are Some SSD Drives Susceptible To Hacking?

A research team has found an exploit that allows hackers to decrypt and view encrypted files on a number of[...]
Apple Adds Physical Security Feature To New MacBook

Apple Adds Physical Security Feature To New MacBook

In recent months, hackers around the world have been finding new ways to invade people's privacy, hijacking an increasing number[...]

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Since 2001, Interconnect Networks has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Palm Desert area. 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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