Rackspace: New Acquisition Announcement

Earlier this month, Rackspace shared some exciting news – they have completed their acquisition of Datapipe. Rackspace will now be able to better meet the growing demand customers have to consume IT as a service across multiple cloud platforms, and in a way that is flexible, secure and cost-efficient. Datapipe will bring some new capabilities…

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Square: Cashing in on Bitcoin

Square, an app you might know from your favorite coffee shop, is known for sending and receiving money. Now, the Square Cash app is exploring cryptocurrency and the buying and selling of bitcoin. The app is in a beta trial phase and only available to a small number of users. The basic interface lets users…

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macOS High Sierra: Password Hack Uncovered

Apple recently rolled out their latest operating system, a new version of macOS named High Sierra 10.13. Hours after the OS was released, an ex-NSA hacker, Patrick Wardle, publicly disclosed details about a critical vulnerability affecting the High Sierra and many early versions of macOS. Wardle, now head of research at security firm Synack found…

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Mac Malware Discovered in the Wild

Another day, another malware attack. A security researcher discovered Mac malware that allows the attacker to activate the webcam to take photos and screenshots, and capture keystrokes. The malware was discovered in January and is a variant on Fruitfly. Fruitfly used antiquated code predating OS X, originally used in attacks against biomedical research institutions. Though…

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Passportal

Managing passwords for your network, business relationships, and websites in a secure manner is a challenge for all of us. With the cloud based solution available through Passportal you can now reliably store and manage all the passwords for your organization securely and the information is encrypted for safety. This solution will allow you to…

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NYS DMV: Traffic Ticket Phishing Scam

There has not been a shortage of phishing attacks recently, against companies from different industries around the world. The latest scam of the week targets New York drivers; drivers are receiving emails stating they must pay a fine or have their drivers license revoked. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has warned motorists…

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DocuSign: Recent Phishing Attacks

Some signs of a phishing scam, like a strange email address or an obvious misspelling, can be easy to spot and avoid. But these attacks are becoming more sophisticated as they become more widespread. DocuSign is the latest company to have been attacked, and once they realized, began spreading the word to their customers via…

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Windows 10 Version 1507: Support Ends

Microsoft has ended support this month for the original version of Windows 10, version 1507; this version was released less than two years ago in July 2015. A new support policy has been implemented for Windows 10 Home, Pro, Education and Enterprise, allowing 18 months of support. Version 1507 received an extra 60 days in…

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Apple: AirPods for Healthcare

Apple is not new to healthcare, not is it new to turning something boring into something the public loves. This is evident in the latest rumors claiming that Apple may be creating a regulated cardiac device with the help of their new AirPod headphones. Apple currently has an all-encompassing Health App monitoring activity, sleep, mindfulness,…

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New Year, New Resolutions

Each New Year, we all make many different resolutions. The usual suspects include exercising more, budgeting our money better, or spending more time with family and friends. Beyond that there are so many resolutions that can apply to all aspects of your life and starting a fresh new year. This year, we are focusing on…

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