Category Archives: Security Info

Heartbleed and OpenSSL issue

I'm sure you've heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability. If not, you can read about it at www.heartbleed.com. The difference between this and other standard security flaws is that this is for the most part a server issue only, and affects the encryption on trusted sites. It actually reads the encrypted data. Apparently, Yahoo is one…
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Critical Service Notice – QuickBooks 2010

Access to critical Services in QuickBooks 2010, such as Payroll, Bill Pay, Online Banking, Email, and Support, will be discontinued on May 31, 2013. Avoid Service interruption by upgrading to QuickBooks 2013 today. Below is a summary of just two of the affected services: QuickBooks 2010 Payroll In summary, after May 31, 2013, QuickBooks 2010…
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How to Determine if a Message is Phishing

Phishing is a term that is used to describe the process of tricking a user to give information that would otherwise be uknown. An example usually involves a password reset, or asking for account information of some kind. It can also be used to trick a user to click a link, which then takes a…
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Podcast – What is Malware?

Ever had a strange program start popping up on your computer and then your computer couldn't run any normal programs?  Unfortunately, you've had malware.  On this week's podcast, we discuss malware, the history, and what you can do to protect yourself.  Listen now! [podcast]http://www.runnetworkrun.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/20120112-5-Malware.mp3[/podcast]
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Daily Malicious Email

Below is a screenshot of a phishing email we received today. It looks like someone stole our credit card and placed an order with YesAsia.com. The email looks legit, but if you check the links, each of them point to a zip file. I'm sure that zip file contains some malicious software. If you get…
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Phishing posing as LogMeIn

One of our clients received this email today that bypassed the spam filter. Good job on catching this one! This message is not from LogMeIn, but is a good fake. If you get a message like this, please contact us or your network support services to help decide if it's valid or not.   Brandon…
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