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Trickbot Adds New Trick Linux Malware

Trickbot is about as bad as they come in the world of malware. Originally a malware strain from the Windows ecosystem, security professionals have recently found samples of the code in the ...

This New Malware Added An Email Attachment Stealer

Emotet's massive botnet was dormant for several months, but on July 17th, 2020, it suddenly rumbled back to life. It started spewing out massive numbers of phishing emails aimed at installing Trickbot ...

Online Shoppers Are Seeing An Increase In Scams

Recently, the FBI issued an advisory warning about a sharp increase in the number of reported victims of online shopping scams. According to data compiled by the FTC, the last few months ...

Popular Interior Design Website Has Breach Of User Accounts

The most recent company to have fallen victim to hackers is Havenly. They are a US-based interior design firm with an interactive website that allows users to get interior design help from ...

Meetup Website Has Patched Vulnerability Open To Hackers

Recently, security researchers at Checkmarx discovered a pair of serious vulnerabilities in the popular online meeting website Meetup. According to the researchers, a hacker could combine cross-site scripting (XSS) with cross-site request ...

Cisco Data Center Manager Software Users Should Patch Immediately

Do you use Cisco's Data Center Manager Software? If so, be advised that the company recently issued an advisory concerning a serious security flaw. The advisory reads, in part, as follows: "The ...

New Netflix Payment Phishing Emails Appear Legitimate

Do you have a Netflix account? If so, you're certainly not alone. Since the start of the pandemic, the company has experienced unprecedented growth, and is now the video streaming service of ...

Trickbot Malware Went Into Hiding And Now It’s Back

For more than five months, the internet breathed a collective sigh of relief as one of the most notorious strains of malware, Emotet, went dark and ceased all activity. It was as ...

Remote Workers Are Getting Hit By Ransomware

According to the 2020 Vulnerability and Treat Trends Report, the number of new samples of ransomware increased by a staggering 72 percent during the first half of this year. Hackers around the ...

Adobe Photoshop Should Be Updated To Address Security Issues

Do you use Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, or Prelude? If so, and even if you're not normally quick to apply security patches issued by the company, you'll want to give the most recent ...

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Popular Digital Photo Company Shutterfly Hit By Ransomware Attack

Popular Digital Photo Company Shutterfly Hit By Ransomware Attack

Recently digital media giant Shutterfly was hit by a major ransomware attack. The attack disrupted broad swaths of the company's services[...]
New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

The great thing about standards is that they provide a standard.  A common framework that the manufacturers in any given[...]
LastPass Says There Is No Evidence Of Data Breach

LastPass Says There Is No Evidence Of Data Breach

There are strange events swirling around LastPass. LastPass is a popular password safe and identity protection service. Recently Twitter exploded with[...]

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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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