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Cyberthieves taking advantage of USPS Informed Delivery

Have you signed up for the United States Postal Service's Informed Delivery feature?

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Microsoft Nonprofit Program: Partnering for the Greater Good

Around the globe, Microsoft Word and Excel are the standard tools for conducting business, while Dynamics includes important applications for enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management applications. These tools are standard for any organization’s productivity needs, and while reasonably priced,...

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Banking Trojan Takes Aim at UK Businesses

Just after 10 a.m. this morning UK businesses were targeted with an email campaign attempting to infect networks with the Trickbot Banking Trojan.

Utilizing a similar approach to what we have seen in the past, the messages were crafted to appear as legitimate “secure emails” from Lloyds Bank. This approach is one we...

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'Ammyy Admin' RAT Leveraged in Massive Malware Campaign

Late yesterday, while most people were just settling back into their desk after lunch… a large botnet [Necurs] began pumping out a massive malware campaign targeting millions of businesses and individuals. After the dust had settled, we had quarantined just over 25 million of these email-based attacks. This campaign had...

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AppRiver Acquires Total Defense

AppRiver announced today it has acquired New York-based Total Defense, an all-in-one provider of subscription-based endpoint software.

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How to Establish a Business Disaster Recovery Plan

Hackers hijack your systems with ransomware. A data breach exposes customer data. A broken pipe floods the server room. A natural catastrophe, such as the recent deluge created by Hurricane Florence , keeps IT staffers from reaching work to attend to systems—possibly for days. These are just a few examples of IT...

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Are You Ready for Microsoft Teams?

Since 2015, Microsoft’s Skype for Business has been connecting business professionals with colleagues, partners, clients, customers around the globe through its cloud-based platform through chat, voice calls, video calls, video conferencing and more.

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Don't Let Your Customers Be Ransomware Victims: 4 Ways to Protect Organizations from Attack

Ransomware dominates the cybersecurity conversation these days for good reason: It’s a serious threat to IT and to those organizations—especially the small and mid-sized businesses you serve—that are most often targeted and easily burned.

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Unlocking the Potential of Office 365: Why Choosing the Right Email Security Solution is Essential

The last time Microsoft released user info (about a year ago), it said Office 365 has 120 million users, as reported by ZDNet. The platform offers small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) a cloud-based suite of applications that is mobile, enhances collaboration, and boosts workplace productivity and efficiency. Plus,...

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Staying Ahead of the Attack: How MSPs Can Keep Their Customers Safe

Small and mid-sized business (SMBs) are frequent targets of cyberattacks, including ransomware, phishing emails, malware, viruses, denial-of-service attacks, data breaches, and other threats that disrupt operations and cost money. A 2017 report from the Ponemon Institute found that 61 percent of responding SMBs had...

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