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Firewall Security: Opening Remote Desktop to the World is Not the Way to Remotely Access Data

Firewall Security: Opening Remote Desktop to the World is Not the Way to Remotely Access Data

If you are using a Remote Desktop Connection without protection you are leaving your network open to attack. Just today headlines are again ranting of new malicious actors gaining access to computers around the world through open Remote Desktop ports. Though users have been warned many times, we see small offices using RDP all the time… Continue Reading

Spora Ransomware: Service with a Smile

Spora Ransomware: Service with a Smile

Well, nothing sets you apart like good customer service. An up and comer in ransomware infections, Spora, has decided creating a positive experience for itself in the “hold your files hostage” business just makes good business sense. First noticed in January of this year, it was touted widely for its encryption technique, work offline mode, and… Continue Reading

Ransomware Attacks on the Rise (and you’re at risk)

Ransomware Attacks on the Rise (and you’re at risk)

I feel confident in this statement: If you haven’t awoke to the big red screen informing you all your files have been encrypted, you know someone who has. Ransomware is a real and quickly propagating threat. Normally distributed through phishing emails and file sharing networks, these attacks are becoming more frequent and more sophisticated. Once… Continue Reading

Using DIY IT in Your Small Business

As an outside IT consultant to small business, I am frequently tasked with balancing user needs, security and very reasonable budgets to resolve problems or handle growth. Sometimes the answer to the problem can’t be handled easily or inexpensively, but there are other times when moving some IT tasks to a DIY solution is a good… Continue Reading

We can only hope the desktop is back!

Rumors are swirling about the next release of Windows- it looks like there is a possibility Windows 8 will receive a new, old, look FINALLY. Especially true for business users, Windows 8 has been a complete disaster. With extremely low adoption numbers in the business community, if the rumors are true, this could be just… Continue Reading