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Some High-Profile Twitter Accounts Were Recently Hacked

An as-yet unidentified hacker pulled off quite a heist on Twitter recently. He (or she) gained access to a Twitter Admin account, and used that access to rapidly take control of a ...

New Image Format Will Soon Get Browser Support

In 2015, a new image format was born of a collaboration between Cisco, Google, and Xiph.org. Dubbed AVIF, the format is based on the Av1 video codec. It is royalty-free and widely ...

Latest Microsoft Update Provides Some Needed Bug Fixes

If you aren't normally in the habit of installing updates when companies release them, you'll probably want to make an exception for KB4484439. It is a non-security update for Windows Installer editions ...

Don’t Fall For Office 365 Zoom Notification Phishing Email

Do you use Microsoft Office 365? Do you also use Zoom? If so, be advised that there's a new phishing campaign designed with you specifically in mind, the goal of which is ...

Corporate Internet Users Watch Out For Conti Ransomware

Although you may not be familiar with the name, a strain of ransomware called "Conti" is surging in popularity on the Dark Web and seeing a rapidly growing number of installations, so ...

Windows 10 Might Get Rid Of Control Panel Feature

All things end eventually, and in the years since Microsoft's Windows has existed, the OS has undergone a great many changes. Most for the better, but some that have met with unexpected ...

Billions Of Breached User Credentials Are Available For Purchase

On a regular basis, we see headlines talking about how this or that company got hacked and X number of employee or customer logins got exposed. However, since those headlines happen in ...

Apple Music Might Be Draining Some iPhone Batteries

Apple users are in a state of absolute uproar. Recently, battery life has taken a hit, with batteries draining more quickly than ever, sending legions of iPhone users on a hunt to ...

Trickbot Malware Has A New Trick Up Its Sleeves

Malware Lab's researcher Maciej Kotowicz has made an intriguing discovery that makes the Trickbot banking trojan even more of a threat. The most recent strain of the malware he looked at is ...

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

All Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), but not all MFA is 2FA. Multi-Factor Authentication works on the principle of using multiple pieces of secret information in order to verify ...

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Scammers Impersonating Refund Payment Portals

Scammers Impersonating Refund Payment Portals

The FBI warns about scammers pretending to be refund payment gateways from financial institutions to steal sensitive information from unsuspecting[...]
Twitter’s Data Leak Exposes Over 5.4 Million Users

Twitter’s Data Leak Exposes Over 5.4 Million Users

Earlier this year, Twitter confirmed that an API vulnerability had caused a massive data leak containing non-public information for over[...]
Phishing-as-a-Service on the Rise with Caffeine

Phishing-as-a-Service on the Rise with Caffeine

Threat actors may now launch their own sophisticated assaults thanks to the emergence of Phishing as a Service (PhaaS) platforms[...]

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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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