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New Love Letter Email Could Load Malware On Your PC 

Here's some disturbing news:  Hackers around the world are actively trying to exploit Valentine's Day. This is according to new research from the Emerging Treats team at the security firm ProofPoint.  The ...

Malware Drains Your Computer’s Resources Without Your Knowledge

Cryptominers are among the most common type of malware in the wild today, based on the latest research by digital security company Check Point.  While there are dozens of variants deployed by ...

New Firefox Release Disables Adobe Flash Support

Are you a Firefox user?  If so, be advised that in Mozilla's next release, Firefox 69, the company will be disabling support for the beleaguered Adobe Flash plugin. The change has been ...

Government Shutdown May Cause Issues With Web Security

Here's a side-effect of the government's continuing shutdown that many people had not anticipated:  Expiring TLS Certificates used for web security. Most people clearly see the impacts of national parks closing and ...

New Ransomware Encrypts Data And Steals Payment Info

There's a new strain of ransomware being deployed with increasing frequency.  Believe it or not, it's even more dangerous than the strains we've seen in recent months. Unlike other types of ransomware, ...

Windows 10 May Soon Provide Option To Pause Updates

Recent Windows 10 updates have been giving the company's user base heartburn lately, with their tendency to delete files and cause at least as many problems as they solve.  If you're among ...

Passport And Credit Card Numbers Stolen In Marriott Hack

Recently, Marriott Hotels informed the world that they had been the victims of a massive data breach.  As it turns out, the breach was even more serious than was initially reported. As ...

Page Caches May Be Vulnerable To Attack

There's a new side channel attack to worry about. This one is after the target system's OS page cache, where a variety of sensitive data that has been accessed by the device's ...

High Quality Photos May Affect Facial Recognition On Some Phones

One of the exciting new features offered by the latest smartphones is facial recognition, which allows users to unlock their devices simply by looking at them.  On paper, it's a great feature ...

Flaws In Several Adobe Products Could Let Attackers In 

Two new critical flaws have been discovered in Adobe Acrobat and Reader that require your urgent attention. In fact, the flaws were rated as so severe that the company broke with ...

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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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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