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Results of a Harvard study proved that buyers who initially objected to price eventually made their buying decision on non-price factors.
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A relatively new trojan attack (as of Thursday) is spreading through email. The subjects are “Here You Have” or “Just For You”. The email contains a malicious link that suggests it is a PDF document, but when clicked, a virus infects your computers. The trojan has infected countless machines at companies around the world.Details
I found a Trojan fake alert virus today on a client’s PC that was masking itself as Microsoft security essentials, I was unable to distinguish bettween the trojan program and the real thing even though I have the AV on my home PC and am very familiar with it. The client never downloaded the real Microsoft security essentials AV and sure enough, once the virus was removed, there was no trace of essentials.Details
It seems that nearly every week our Hosting Team runs in another outside developer that insists on assigning full write permissions to “everyone” for their client’s website. While sometimes this happens for custom built websites that are so poorly built the developer needs world-write permissions to make it run, more often these issues happen for…Details
As a security precaution provided to all our clients, our hosting security system checks the security of our client’s sites once a week. What it is doing is looking for files and folders that are set to world-writable settings, or 777 as it’s known in the Linux world. Files or folders that are set to…Details
Many of us have wanted “put a bullet” in a server or workstation from time to time – at least figuratively. This Salt Lake City employee had too much to drink and LITERALLY shot the server. This might be amusing, except for the costs involved – not to mention the danger of injury.Details
We’ve just had a tremendously enjoyable ReBoot conference in Cape Town, South Africa with a number of our team members joining us from Durban, Johannesburg & Pretoria. On the eve of our first stay, they organized a Bowling event, and at that event, one of our Pretoria nerds, Conrad, contributed to the enjoyment of the…Details
For the past couple days, I have been trying to figure out how to best summarize this newly-revealed security issue. Fortunately, Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte explain the details quite well in this weeks issue of Security NowDetails