CISA Alert – AA19-339A: Dridex Malware

Original release date: December 5, 2019 Summary This Alert is the result of recent collaboration between Department of the Treasury Financial Sector Cyber Information Group (CIG) and the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to identify and share information with the financial services sector. Treasury and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency […]

CISA Alert – AA19-290A: Microsoft Ending Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Original release date: October 17, 2019 Summary On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end extended support for their Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.[1] After this date, these products will no longer receive free technical support, or software and security updates. Organizations that have regulatory obligations may find that they are unable […]

When Card Shops Play Dirty, Consumers Win

Cybercrime forums have been abuzz this week over news that BriansClub — one of the underground’s largest shops for stolen credit and debit cards — has been hacked, and its inventory of 26 million cards shared with security contacts in the banking industry. Now it appears this brazen heist may have been the result of […]

“BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards

“BriansClub,” one of the largest underground stores for buying stolen credit card data, has itself been hacked. The data stolen from BriansClub encompasses more than 26 million credit and debit card records taken from hacked online and brick-and-mortar retailers over the past four years, including almost eight million records uploaded to the shop in 2019 […]

Patch Tuesday Lowdown, October 2019 Edition

On Tuesday Microsoft issued software updates to fix almost five dozen security problems in Windows and software designed to run on top of it. By most accounts, it’s a relatively light patch batch this month. Here’s a look at the highlights. Happily, only about 15 percent of the bugs patched this week earned Microsoft’s most […]

Email: Considerations & Security Tips

Today we’re talking about Email, Spam, and some free ways you can help protect yourself before you invest in an Email Filter. Looking for Managed I.T. Services in the United States? Managed Services for Businesses Website: Home Page Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ReiffenbergerDotNet Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ReiffenbergerDotNet

Stories from an IT – E02 – Gotta Love Scammers

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Our Favorite… PC Cleaning Software

One of the most common questions we’ve been asked is what our favorite free cleaning software is. In this video, we’ll talk a little bit about our journey, and what we’ve found. Looking for Managed I.T. Services in the United States? Apply to Work With Us Website: Home Page Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ReiffenbergerDotNet Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ReiffenbergerDotNet

Stories from an IT – E01 – Oh the Horror

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The True Cost of Device Slowness

Are you constantly fielding complaints from your staff about slow computers? Pulled away from your desk to troubleshoot server issues again? Unfortunately, you’re not the only one. It’s a common practice among business owners to want to do everything themselves. Small Business owners like myself LOVE to take on the role of a jack-of-all-trades. It’s […]