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Increased WordPress Security for our Business Hosting Clients

Our team is constantly searching out new ways to help increase the security of our client\’s websites on our Business hosting platform, and today we have rolled out a new security feature.  The majority of our clients host WordPress sites with us, and we also love WordPress sites!  However, it is very important to ensure …

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Check if your Internet access will work on Monday

As in our interview this morning on AM1290 CJBK, listeners are interested in finding out if they have an infection of malware called DNSChanger. Click this link below if you are interested in the interview with Steve Garrison: DNS Changer – AM 1290 news interview with Steve in the Morning If you simply want to …

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Beware of unexpected phone calls about your computer

Unexpected calls to homes from all over the world continue with callers\’ statements like: \”We are calling you from [XYZ] company and noticed that your computer is infected with a virus.\” Unaware clients are then misled into giving remote access to home computer(s) to the caller, who proceeds to install what appears to be anti-virus …

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Old School Malware Causing New Headaches

Think worms are the malware of yesteryear? Not so. A new worm has been spreading rapidly. This worm spreads via RDP (remote desktop connection).
This worm does not seem to be exploiting any new vulnerabilities in the RDP protocol. Rather, it gets its foothold in the internal network through other means, such as Adobe flash or Reader vulnerabilities or general phishing attacks.

Don't Click On Free Spyware Scan Pop-Ups

A big trend in the virus and spyware industry in recent months has been seemingly trustworthy ads for free spyware and virus removal that is in fact malware itself. Trouble is, it looks legitimate to those that don\’t know any better, and when the software is downloaded and installed, it ends up finding a lot of critical infections and offers to remove them…for a price. This is what is known as rogue software, and chances are if you\’re paid for it, you\’re out that money and should consider canceling your credit card.

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