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Staying Safe in Technology World

Posted by Catlyn Walker on

Staying Safe in Technology World

Staying safe in a technology world is difficult as things change every day. You can fall victim to cybercrime by using a charging cable or USB drive, letting vendors or customers on your systems, or purchasing devices from reputable places. No this isn't anything new but it's still important to be aware of the threats out there and to take steps to prevent attacks.  What is scary about these threats is that the majority of attacks are designed to occur behind the scenes, so the everyday person wouldn't be suspicious of something going on once they've fell victim. The malicious...

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Windows Tech Support

Posted by Catlyn Walker on

Windows Tech Support

You get a call from someone stating they are from Windows Tech Support and they want to remove malware.  What do you do?  Give them remote access?  No!  Hang up!Here are some quick notes: Microsoft will never contact you unless they are auditing licensing, and they would usually contact via email.  They would never contact you about a virus, they have no monitoring on the devices. No one should ever grant permission to remote access without knowing the end user (IE: Your IT Vendor, Accountant, etc).     Hang Up on the person if they call again.  If this becomes...

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