COVID-19: Staying Safe Beyond The Mask

Months into the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are all aware of many safety measurements to take to help prevent the spread of the virus, and stay protected from becoming infected. Washing our hands, wearing our masks, limiting our contact with others – the list goes on. However, during these times, we also need to remember to…

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#time4voting MCG Providing PTO for Voting

MCG, Inc. supports the effort behind the trending #time4voting hashtag you have likely seen on social media lately. Instead of only issuing statements in support of change, MCG is committed to taking concrete actions that will allow for real change to happen to make a real difference. Based on the concept that when we vote…

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Introducing Microsoft 365: April 21, 2020

On April 21, 2020, Office 365 will become Microsoft 365. Despite having a new name, your subscription will stay the same price while offering additional benefits. Everything you currently enjoy will still be available, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as Outlook apps and 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage. Your subscription can also…

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U.S. Natural Gas Operator: Shut Down By Ransomware

For two days, a US-based natural gas facility was forced to shut down it’s operations after sustaining a ransomware infection. The infection started with a malicious link in a phishing email, allowing attackers to pivot from the facility’s IT network to it’s OT network. The OT network, or Operational Technology, is the hub of servers…

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Adobe: Security Breach

The U.S. multinational computer software company Adobe has recently suffered a serious security breach exposing the user records’ database that belongs to the company’s Creative Cloud service. The Adobe Creative Cloud or Adobe CC is a subscription service giving users, estimated around 15 million, access to the company’s full suite of popular creative software for…

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Hackers: Now Attacking Android Users

Researchers have uncovered a new kind of “advanced” phishing attack specifically targeting Android users. The spoofing attack will trick users into installing malicious settings on their devices that are disguised as innocuous network configuration updates. Any phone running Android can be targeted, but cybersecurity firm Check Point Research has found the attacks to be most…

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Europol: Don’t Pay The Ransom

Europol, the European Union’s police agency, is celebrating the third anniversary of its No More Ransom initiative. The public-private partnership has helped over 200,000 ransomware victims recover their files with freely available online tools instead of paying a cryptocurrency ransom to hackers. The tools are available to everyone, and though nearly 10% of the website…

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DropMyBin: Malware-Friendly Hosting Site

After a recent spike in FormBook infections, security researchers discovered a new file-hosting service that seems to be a place for hackers to host their malware. The resurgence in FormBook malware, used as part of password and information stealing campaigns, and currently targeting the retail and hospitality sectors, can be traced back to DropMyBin. DropMyBin…

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KnowBe4: Email Training Platform

We are proud to announce we now have a partnership with KnowBe4 to sell their email training platform designed to educate users about phishing and other dangers of email. We hope to help clients educate their employees on how to avoid falling for phishing or malicious emails.

Sophos Intercept X: Ranking #1

Sophos Intercept X Advanced is now ranked #1 for both enterprise endpoint protection and small business endpoint protection in a new SE Labs test report that ran between April and June this year. This is the first time the combination of Intercept X and Central Endpoint Advanced (also known as Intercept X Advanced) was publicly…

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