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Archive for March, 2019

2018 Was The Record Breaking Year For Data Breaches

We knew fairly early in the year that 2018 was on track to beat 2017 and set a new record for the number of data breaches in the year. Afterall, 2017 had ...

Thunderbolt Vulnerability Could Allow Hackers Access

A new vulnerability was revealed to the world at the 2019 NDSS security conference. It's a grim one with the potential to impact FreeBSD, Linux, Windows and Mac systems worldwide. Dubbed 'Thunderclap,' ...

Social Media Is Big Business For Criminals

The rise of Social Media has been a game changer for businesses around the world, creating opportunities for customer engagement that were previously unimaginable.  Unfortunately, business owners aren't the only ones reaping ...

Nvidia Drivers Should Be Updated For Security Issues

If you use a Nvidia graphics card, be aware that the company has recently released their first security patch of 2019, bearing the ID # 4772.  It's an important one in that ...

Microsoft Account Email Phishing Attempt Looks Legitimate

Researchers have discovered a pair of nasty phishing campaigns that are making use of Microsoft's Azure Blob Storage in a bid to steal the recipient's Microsoft and Outlook account credentials. Both campaigns ...

Iconic Software Adobe Shockwave Unavailable After April

It's the end of an era.  Way back in 1995, a company called Macromedia released the iconic Shockwave player, which quickly became a mainstay on Windows-based machines. A decade later, Adobe purchased ...

Faster USB Standard Is Coming But There Are Complications

If you have a need for speed, you'll be thrilled to know that USB 3.2 is on its way. It offers incredible transfer speeds up to 20GB per second, but there's a ...

Bots Are Attacking Retail Sites On A Large Scale

If you own a retail business, an attack known as "credential stuffing" is the latest online threat to be concerned about.  If you're not sure what that is, read on and prepare ...

Progressive Web App Office Software Coming To Windows 10

Microsoft has recently announced a new addition, coming soon to the Microsoft Store.  A free Office progressive web app (PWA), which is slated to replace the My Office app that comes pre-installed ...

Google Security Device Had A Microphone Nobody Knew About

Google has found itself in hot water for something they claim to be an honest mistake and oversight. Owners of the company's popular Nest Guard (the centerpiece to their Nest Secure home alarm ...

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If 123456 Is Your Password, Change It Immediately

If 123456 Is Your Password, Change It Immediately

You probably aren't familiar with the name Ata Hakcil. He's a computer engineering student who recently conducted one of the[...]
Hackers Used Favicon Website To Steal Credit Card Information

Hackers Used Favicon Website To Steal Credit Card Information

Hackers are constantly on the lookout for new ways of causing mayhem and stealing data. Recently, researchers have unearthed a new[...]
VMware Patches Many Security Issues To Fix Certain Vulnerabilities

VMware Patches Many Security Issues To Fix Certain Vulnerabilities

Does your company make use of VMware products? If so, be advised that a pair of researchers from Synacktiv recently[...]

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Since 2012, Risen Phoenix Technology Group™ has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in North Central New Jersey. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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