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Archive for March, 2019

New Malware Is Coming Through Messaging Apps

As if your stressed IT staff didn't have enough to deal with, there's a new threat to be on the lookout for. Researchers at the antivirus company Avast have discovered a new ...

Malware Stealing Usernames And Passwords At Alarming Rates

Much discussion has been had about the fact that hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and their methods ever-increasing in their complexity.  While that's certainly true, more complex isn't always better. Take, for ...

Apple Developers Will Make Apps Usable On All Devices

Apple recently announced an important strategic change in direction that's great news for developers.  In their next SDK release, developers will be able to build a single app that will work on ...

Another Point Of Sale Data Breach Hits Retailers

Another week, another data breach. This time, the target of the breach was North Country Business Products (NCBP), a company that makes point of sale (POS) terminals for businesses. Although NCBP was ...

Safari On Mac Now Vulnerable To Browser History Theft

There's a new macOS security flaw you and your staff need to be aware of.  It was discovered by Jeff Johnson, the developer of the Underpass app for both Mac and iOS, ...

Right Clicking In Gmail Will Unveil Its New Features

When is a right click more than just a right click?  When Google reveals its latest changes to Gmail, of course! The tech giant has recently announced that they're going to be ...

Email Provider VFEmail Had All Data Destroyed By Attacker

Do you use VFEmail?  If so, we've got bad news for you. Hackers have successfully attacked the system and wiped all data from all of its servers in the US. All data ...

Photo Site 500PX Hit With Data Breach Recently

Do you use the photography network 500PX?  If so, be advised that it has been breached by hackers.  If you were a 500PX user on or before July 5, 2018, you are ...

New Linux Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Full System Access

Linux users, beware of the security flaw known as "Dirty Sock" and identified as CVE-2019-7304. This critical security flaw was discovered by security researcher Chris Moberly, who disclosed the details to the ...

Hackers Find Ways To Run Malware EXE Files On MacOS

In 2015, macOS Security Expert Patrick Wardle reported an almost shockingly simple method hackers could employ to get around the Mac Gatekeeper system, which is the first line of defense against malware. He ...

Palm Desert (HQ)

77899 Wolf Road
Suite 101
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Phone: (760) 333-8523

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Backup Still Necessary Even When Using Cloud Services

Backup Still Necessary Even When Using Cloud Services

Do you keep all of your data on the cloud?  If so, you're certainly not alone.  The past few years[...]
Report Shows 118 Percent Increase In Ransomware Attacks In 2019

Report Shows 118 Percent Increase In Ransomware Attacks In 2019

Ransomware roared onto the global stage in 2017. Companies and government agencies around the world felt the impact with widespread[...]
Popular PDF Creator App Found To Have Malware

Popular PDF Creator App Found To Have Malware

Do you use the PDF Creator App called CamScanner?  If you do, you've got plenty of company.  Since the app[...]

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77899 Wolf Road, Suite 101
Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 333-8523

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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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