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The 2014 Home Depot Data Breach Finally Reaches Settlement

Unless you're a regular Home Depot shopper, you may have missed the fact that back in 2014, the company was the victim of a successful hacking attack that saw malware installed on ...

New Scam Lures Victims With Promise Of Federal Assistance

If you're a US citizen, scammers have found a new way to make money at your expense, using the global pandemic as a 'hook.' Since the start of the pandemic, there have been ...

Hackers Using Minecraft Modpacks To Distribute Malware On Android Devices

If you're an avid gamer, you're almost certainly at least passingly familiar with Minecraft, and you may be an active player. Despite its blocky, simplistic graphics, it's the most popular game of ...

Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

If you employ a number of Chrome web extensions to enhance your browsing experience, be aware that change is afoot. Google recently announced that as of early next year, the company is ...

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the ...

Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

It's time once again for a survey of the worst passwords of 2020, brought to you by Norpass and associates. The company has been analyzing passwords retrieved from the Dark Web to ...

Pluto TV User Information Is Being Shared Online By Hacker

Are you a Pluto.tv user? If so, you're not alone. The internet television station boasts an impressive user base of nearly thirty million users who enjoy a wide range of free TV ...

New Version Of Jupyter Malware Spotted In The Wild

Researchers from cybersecurity company Morphisec have recently discovered a new strain of malware they believe has been in the wild of the internet since at least May of this year (2020). Dubbed ...

Latest Version Of Chrome Is Faster And More Secure

If you're a diehard Chrome browser user, be aware that as of November 17th, 2020, Chrome 87 has now been ported to the Stable desktop channel, and it's an upgrade well worth ...

Free Unlimited Storage Ending For Google Photos

For several years now, most of the big tech companies have been using the lure of free to grow their respective user bases. Free unlimited data on phone plans. Free, unlimited storage ...

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Hacker Attacks On Healthcare Industry Are On The Rise

Hacker Attacks On Healthcare Industry Are On The Rise

In the early days of the pandemic, several major groups of hackers pledged that their activities would not be aimed[...]
Adobe Flash Has Reached End of Life Status

Adobe Flash Has Reached End of Life Status

Is your company's website built around Adobe's aging Flash Player? If so, be aware that you are officially on your[...]
Weak Passwords Are Making Easy Work For This New Malware

Weak Passwords Are Making Easy Work For This New Malware

There's a new worm making the rounds on Windows and Linux-based servers that you should be aware of. This nasty[...]

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Since 2010, Act Now Technologies has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in Southern Florida. 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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