Safeguard Your Small Business: The Vital Role of IT Managed Services in Preventing Catastrophic Outages

In the fast-paced world of modern business, the reliance on technology has never been more significant. However, with this reliance comes the looming threat of cyberattacks, as evidenced by the recent week-long IT outage experienced by Panera Bread, attributed to a ransomware attack. Such incidents not only disrupt operations but also tarnish reputation and incur…

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Urgent Security Advisory: WordPress Popup Builder Exploitation – Take Immediate Action

Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability (CVE-2023-6000) in outdated versions of the Popup Builder plugin for WordPress, infecting over 3,300 websites. This cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw affects Popup Builder versions 4.2.3 and older, initially disclosed in November 2023. Despite a prior Balada Injector campaign affecting 6,700 websites, a new surge has been observed in the past…

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Podcast: Talking Tech with Erik Swanson

Welcome back to another episode of Breaking Down I.T. with Steve! In today’s third episode, we are joined by Erik Swanson from Cardinal Services. Our focus is on the critical topic of protecting clients’ personal and financial information. Join me as I delve into a discussion with Erik about the stringent measures his company, Cardinal…

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Exploring the World of Firewalls – A Must-Listen Podcast!

“The Firewall” – Your go-to guardian for securing both home and office spaces. Join us in exploring the crucial world of firewalls, not only as a safeguard for personal spaces but as an essential shield for the professional domain. I’m excited to share with you a new podcast called “The Firewall,” which explores the importance…

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Breaking Down I.T. with Steve

I am absolutely thrilled to share the exciting news about my inaugural podcast, Breaking Down I.T. with Steve! In this podcast, we delve into captivating discussions with businesses, just like yours, exploring the realms of cybersecurity, offering invaluable tips and tricks, and uncovering the secrets to achieving both security and profitability. Join me for an…

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American Family Insurance…has suffered a cyberattack.

Insurance giant American Family Insurance has admitted that it experienced a cyberattack last week that has disrupted some of its systems. The company said that it detected an intrusion and shut down systems for safety. Customers have reported being unable to pay bills or file claims online. They are instead directed to contact American Family…

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Unleashing the Nightmare: Walmart’s Chilling Data Breach Saga

One of the largest retail giants globally, Walmart, has recently reported a significant data breach to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. While the exact details regarding the nature of the stolen data remain undisclosed, the manner in which Walmart made the filing strongly suggests that the compromised information…

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A Deep Dive Into Phishing Scams

Phishing scams remain one of the most prevalent and successful types of cyberattacks today, so being aware of the danger they pose to businesses like yours is extremely crucial. Your business could easily be the next victim if you don’t clearly understand how threat actors leverage phishing emails. In this blog, you’ll learn the intent…

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Builders Mutual Insurance Company hit in data breach

Builders Mutual disclosed the hack affected 64,761 individuals, per a filing with the state of Maine. Builders Mutual Insurance Company has discovered that an unauthorized party was able to access the company’s computer network. Builders Mutual said in a filing with the Maine Attorney General that in this incident bad actors had been able to…

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