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Archive for May, 2019

Email Providers Found To Have Signature Vulnerabilities

A team of security researchers have uncovered a serious flaw in several major email clients you need to be aware of. The flaw allows hackers to fake verified signatures, which gives their ...

Android Wifi Hotspot App Leaks Network Passwords And Information

Do you use an Android App called 'WiFi Finder'?  If so, be advised that your network password has likely been exposed, based on research conducted by Sanyam Jain, of the GDI Foundation. ...

Popular Fitness Site Endures A Customer Information Breach 

Do you frequent the website bodybuilding.com? If so, be advised that the site has been breached. According to a recent statement by the company behind the site, the breach occurred in February, ...

Password Policies Getting Update From Microsoft

Industry experts have been predicting the death of the humble password for decades.  To date, those predictions have amounted to nothing. Passwords are still with us, and still serve as the cornerstone ...

Windows Update May Fail With External Storage Devices

Microsoft recently issued an important support document that your IT staff needs to be aware of. In part, their notice reads as follows: "Inappropriate drive reassignment can occur on eligible computers that ...

Microsoft Is Keeping Paint Program For Now

Back in July 2017, Microsoft created a bit of an uproar when they released a build of Windows 10 that promoted their new Paint 3D app. Paired with the new arrival was ...

Persistent Banking Trojan Virus Launches New Phishing Scam

The venerable banking Trojan known as Q-bot is back in the news, having recently been spotted in the wild as part of a sophisticated new phishing campaign designed to claim a new ...

Macs Get More Protection Against Viruses With Update

Apple recently made an update to their XProtect antivirus software, which is the company's built-in means of protecting Macs from virus threats. Patrick Wardle is one of the best-known Mac security experts. According ...

2019 Sees A Huge Rise In Ransomware Attacks

According to FBI statistics, in 2013 there were 991 tracked incidents of ransomware attacks against business, resulting in losses slightly exceeding half a million dollars. The number of incidents steadily increased through ...

Twitter Will Soon Release New Features With Update

Twitter recently announced the addition of a new "Hide Replies" feature, which will give the platform's users a bit more control over conversations that stem from the tweets they make. Twitter Senior ...

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77899 Wolf Road
Suite 101
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Phone: (760) 333-8523

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Survey Shows Employees Would Compromise Company Data

Survey Shows Employees Would Compromise Company Data

A recent report published by nCipher confirms what many business owners have known for a long time.  Their employees are[...]
Old Drivers Could Cause WiFi Issues After Windows 10 Update

Old Drivers Could Cause WiFi Issues After Windows 10 Update

Does your computer contain a Qualcomm wireless network adapter?  If so, be aware that Microsoft is warning you that your[...]
New Malware Designed To Go After Linux Systems

New Malware Designed To Go After Linux Systems

Linux systems aren't targeted by hackers as often as Windows and iOS-based systems, but they're certainly not immune. Recently, security researchers[...]

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Palm Desert (HQ)

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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