Month: May 2017

98% of WannaCry Infections Occurred on Windows 7 Machines

Window XP Held Strong Against WannaCry – Despite Initial Reports The ransomware that took the world by storm in mid-May was found to be far less successful on Windows XP computers than originally thought.  WannaCry ransomware was believed to spread vigorously due to the outdated Windows XP operating system.  However, according to a recent study, …

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Chipotle Reports Data Breach Impacted Almost All Restaurants

Burritos and Breaches Popular restaurant, Chipotle, has been a recent victim of a data breach.  The restaurant reported almost all of their Chipotle locations were impacted, as well as their Pizzeria Locale eateries.  Current reports are suggesting the breach was executed through the company’s point-of-sale (PoS) system.  The information exposed included credit card numbers, expiration dates …

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Computer Virus Software

Students Breach Camberwell High School’s IT Department

  Breach Leads to Personal Information Posted Online Investigations continue as Camberwell High School’s IT department was breached.  It is believed students of the school obtained staff login credentials, which led to the breach.  Students were able to obtain personal information of students and their families.  This information included Medicaid numbers, addresses, phone numbers and …

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The Next Global Cyber Attack is Coming Soon

Another Global Cyber Attack is in the Works… Miroslav Stampar, a Croatian tech security adviser for the country’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), believes another global cyber attack is coming soon.  To date, all that is known about this unnamed malware variant is, it uses seven different NSA exploits leaked by ShadowBrokers, and it functions in …

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PC Matic Pro

PC Matic Pro Nominated for ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards

Vote for ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards Now! The Channel Company is in the midst of the 2017 ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards voting process.  PC Matic Pro has been nominated for Best Endpoint Security Vendor; but, to win — you must vote!  Please, take the time to have your voice be heard. Click here, to start …

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