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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Have you ever received an email that looks like the picture below?


Were you tempted to click on the link where it says confirm account?  You probably thought, well gee, it looks like it’s from Microsoft, it can’t hurt to click on the link right?  Wrong!  These types of emails are known as "phishing emails."  They are looking to get personal information from you or perhaps ask you to change your password. 


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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Glasser Tech and MataJure Working Together to Boost Efficiency Inside Law Firms


Glasser Tech a leading provider of technology consulting to the legal industry together with MetaJure, developer of an automated document management system (DMS) for the legal industry and ILLUMINATE, the enterprise search tool that works seamlessly with other DMS, today announced a working partnership aimed at helping law firms boost efficiency, improve profitability and ensure ethical compliance.   

“We are excited to offer MetaJure’s impressive tools to our clients,” said Michael Glasser.


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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Can you imagine having a laptop that is thin, light AND powerful?

HP has unveiled this month that they have refreshed their EliteBook 800 Lineup to offer the premium features and Enhanced Security of their 1000 series.  

What’s new about the EliteBook 800 models?

The EliteBook 800 models are innovative with a brighter display, improved portability, collaboration keys (such as for  launching video conferencing) and advanced security capabilities.  They are so thin and light, yet powerful, which allows users to collaborate using enterprise-class performance technology increasing productivity inside and outside the office. Not only do the Elitebook 800 models come with a fully aluminum cover but it is only .70 inches thick making it the thinnest 14 inch business notebook.  It has an Intel processor and a display that reaches up to 400 units of brightness and can automatically adjust in light conditions.  It also has a privacy screen called Sure View and a webcam shutter as well as Sure Start, HP’s self-healing BIOS technology. It's a great laptop for business especially if you do a lot of traveling. 

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Equifax Security Breach


If you haven’t heard already, Equifax, which is one of the three major credit bureaus had a data breach.  This breach has potentially exposed the personal information of 143 Million people.  So it is possible one of those victims could be you. 
 
According to Equifax the breach occurred some time between mid-May and July where social security numbers, credit card numbers, addresses, drivers license numbers and birth dates were stolen. 
 
As of this moment Equifax has not provided a way to let you know if you a victim.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The latest ransomware threat is called Petya


Here we go again, another major ransomware attack in Europe and the United States within a couple of months.  This one is called Petya and it's been working its way here in the US by using the same exploit of SMBv1 that WannaCry used which rapidly spreads across networks.  

Petya which also has been referred to as Petwrap has been bringing computers down at corporations, banks and other companies.  How Petya works is that it will reboot the computer and encrypt the hard dive's master file table, which makes the master boot record inoperable restricting access to the system.  It will replace the master boot record with it's own code which displays a ransom note and leaves computers unable to boot.


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Monday, June 19, 2017

Tips to Protect Yourself from Hackers


Every day hackers find new ways to gain access to your most important data whether it be your own personal information or that of your clients.  Just like having an alarm system in your home, there are ways to deter a would be hacker from gaining access to your vital information.  Below are some tips to keep you safe.  

1)  Make sure your computer is up to day with the latest operating system and that all updates are installed. This includes updates to Java, Flash and Adobe.
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Thursday, May 4, 2017

World Password Day is May 4, 2017


When was the last time you changed your password?  Why not do it today in honor of World Password day.  In this day of phishing attacks, social engineering attacks, cybercrime and identity theft, changing your password is vital both professionally and personally.   

Here are some best practice tips for password policy:

  1.  Create a strong password.  This seems like a no brainer but people are still using password or 12345.  A strong password should contain at least 8 characters which include symbols,  upper and lower case letters and a number.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Taking Security Seriously

Over and over recently we have seen small businesses come under attack from ransomware and viruses to phishing attempts.  Don't think that just because you have a small business that you are free from the worry of a cyberattack.  Around 40 Percent of cyberattacks specifically target small businesses according to the publication Small Business Trends.  There are ways to combat cyberattacks and protect your business, whatever the size.


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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Beware of Phishing


Every day there are numerous phishing emails sent.  You may have seen them in your daily email.  But since phishing has been around for a long time, you think you know the signs or attributes of a phishing email and just delete them automatically.  However, just as everything else has evolved over time, so has phishing.  New kinds of attacks are on the rise including Spear Fishing which are emails targeted towards specific industries and some are so credible they often don't meet spam filter requirements and easily make it through to your inbox.
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Webex plugin for Chrome may allow Malware to be downloaded to your computer


If you use WebEx's plugin on your Chrome browser you need to patch it now.  If you happen to go to a URL that contains the string that WebEx uses to remotely start a meeting or visit your computer you may be in trouble.  This string, if on a website you visit, can remotely execute code or command to allow an attacker access to your computer. An updated version of the plug-in for WebEx will roll out automatically.  To check if you have the latest version, Go to your extensions page, If you have version 1.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Phishing scam alert targeting attorneys

The Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert for attorneys specifically due to recent reports of a particular phishing scam that comes in the form of an email claiming that the firm is the subject of a complaint.

The email includes a link to the complaint .Please warn your staff to NOT click on this link.


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