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Do you know who has system admin access?

One common feature found across all operating systems is the ability to have different user accounts on the same computer. These users can be assigned different statuses and some can download programs while others cannot. Most of these systems have an administrator account which gives unrestricted access to the computer. It makes sense that companies […]

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Admin access to systems could be trouble

Security of technical systems and devices used in the office environment is an issue that is important to many companies. Businesses often go to great lengths to ensure that their systems are secure from external threats, yet often fail to take into account inner threats. One of the most common inner security threats is that […]

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Is admin access really necessary?

A common expectation of the younger generation entering the workforce is that the technology they use is unrestricted. They want to be able to access social networks, YouTube and personalize their systems by downloading favorite apps, backgrounds, etc. Many companies have obliged and just give all users administrative access to their computers. A recent survey […]

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Going phishing? Windows 8 says no

Ahh phishing. We’re not talking about the get up early, sit on a boat in the hot sun all day kind, we mean the more harmful social engineering kind. While this isn’t new, it’s a big issue, one many users are well aware. They dread finding themselves victims of a malicious attack on their systems. […]

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Windows 8 breaks common security issues

Security issues seem to follow cycles. An exploit or security weakness is found in an operating system and all of a sudden, there’s tons of hackers taking advantage of it. Then, the OS developers and security companies develop and implement a fix and things die down for a few weeks, only to have another exploit […]

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Windows 8 amps up OS security

The security of devices that connect to any network is normally a concept that is top of the mind for IT professionals managing networks. If there is a breach, then data could be compromised on all systems on the network. If you’re working on a new form of renewable resource technology and your system is […]

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New Hack Chats And Takes Your Money

Many businesses are aware that they can be targets for hackers, and take necessary precautions to protect themselves. However, there is a new hack out there that is targeting your business’s banking information through a devious method. Be prepared, this hack could pose a difficult one to eradicate. The hack, a variation of the Man-in-the-browser […]

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New Banking Hack Talks While Robs

One of the enemies of the IT department is the hacker. Hackers have always been a problem and continue to keep IT staff on their feet, and now there is a new hack out there that goes after your business’s banking information. Be aware that this hack is one of the most ingenious hacks to […]

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New Banking Hack Is A Chatty Cathy

Hackers have gotten pretty advanced in the past few years, and one of the most complicated hacks talks to you while it goes about its business. There is a new hack targeting businesses with the aim of stealing banking information. Be on the look out as this is one of the most devious hacks yet. […]

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Printer = Security flaw?

The words “hacking” and “printers” usually don’t go together, but recent research on the vulnerabilities of IT systems are now suggesting otherwise. A flaw in many printers (those connected to the Internet) has been discovered which allows hackers and online thieves to infiltrate an otherwise secure network. When it comes to printers, we usually think […]

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