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4 Easy Tasks to Supercharge Computer Security

In October 2022, PCWorld reported Microsoft 365 Defender can now “automatically disrupt ransomware attacks (Mark Hachman, PCWorld, Microsoft 365 Defender now disrupts ransomware, October 12th, 2022,...

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Protect your Computer Router from ZuoRAT Malware

A multi-stage remote access malware trojan called ZuoRAT is currently being deployed against a wide variety of small office/home office routers (also called SOHO’s) in the United States and Europe.  Security analysts believe this malware...

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Your Social Media “Friends” Could Be Social Media Scammers

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Sidestep Social Media Scams in 2022

A recent Federal Trade Commission Report (FTC) notes that young people are becoming the biggest victims of social media scams.  For example, consumers aged 18-39 reported 2.4 times more social media fraud than those aged 40+ (TechRadar.pro,...

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Ransomware Demands and Payments Hit New Records

In addition to ransomware demands and payments hitting new records, the recent ransomware attack on software firm Kaseya threatened businesses worldwide.  In response, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a...

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