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Fraudulent Email Requests to Call a Number to Cancel a Subscription

Powersolution is receiving reports of the persistence of BazaCall (BasarCall) malware attacks, which were initially documented in early 2021.   If you receive a fraudulent or suspicious email such as this, Do Not Respond. Here is how this fraudulent email works: Attackers use email to prompt victims to call a fraudulent call center to cancel a …

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Could this be the end of Cybersecurity Insurance? What it means for your business.

Global Insurance Underwriter AXA Group Drops Reimbursement for Ransomware Payouts, Reinforces the Need for Businesses to Bolster Their Cyber Defenses The AXA Group is a Paris-based global insurance underwriter and asset management company doing business in 54 countries, including the U.S.  Earlier this month, the insurance giant announced that it will no longer write cyber …

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Business services are the primary target for latest phishing malware

Researchers have found three new malware families, Doubledrag, Doubledrop, and Doubleback detected in December 2020 and tracked as UNC2529. These malware strains used in an ongoing phishing campaign throughout the financial industry are being tracked as UNC2529. Organizations in the US, EMEA region, Asia, and Australia have been targeted by the sophisticated cybercriminals Key Elements …

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Google Chrome – Cited as High Risk for Small Businesses

This week, the Center for Internet Security’s Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center issued an advisory that cited multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome.  This is important, as Google Chrome is a commonly used web browser that enables access to the Internet. The vulnerabilities (for versions prior to 89.0.4389.128) could allow for arbitrary code execution, which …

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Malicious Email Campaign to Trick Targets into Downloading Malware

powersolution.com, through our relationship with Infragard and The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) have been alerted to a new email threat dubbed ‘BazarCall.’ Threat actors are using a combination of customer service call centers and phishing emails in order to spread various forms of malware. Similar to other email-based scams powersolution.com has …

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Adobe Flash Reaches End of Life

Adobe Flash has reached its end of life on December 31, 2020. At the end of January 2021, powersolution will ensure that Microsoft patch KB4577586 is installed on eligible clients’ computers. powersolution will also be creating and remotely running a script that detects and removes Flash from managed systems. Adobe’s technology for fancy interactive graphics …

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World Backup Day

World Backup Day is celebrated annually on March 31 to raise awareness of the importance of data backup for businesses big and small. World Backup Day is a day for people to learn about the increasing role of data in our lives and the importance of having your data backed recently? Every day people, businesses, …

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Microsoft is delaying ending support for older versions of Windows 10 due to Coronavirus

Microsoft has announced an extension regarding their support for the older versions of their Windows 10 software. Initially, Microsoft had planned to stop technical support for Windows 10 this past week. However—due to the Coronavirus pandemic—the company has now extended the support up until October 13, giving IT administrators an extra six months. With IT …

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