Surprising Advice from the FBI to Victims of Ransomware: Pay the Ransom!

Surprisingly, if your company is a victim of ransomware, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) now advises that you to pay the ransom! Why does the FBI recommend paying the ransom? Joseph Bonavolonta, the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of … Read More

Ransomware Strikes Again! This Time Through Remote Desktop and Terminal Services

A new strain of ransomware has been discovered.  This one, called LowLevel04, is being circulated by targeted Remote Desktop or Terminal Services hacks. Unlike ransomware in the Cryptolocker family which encrypts the files on a computer when its user clicks … Read More

SECURITY ALERT: Critical Patch for Remote Desktop Protocol

Does your organization run a Terminal Server (Remote Desktop Services server)? Or does your Windows desktop have Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) enabled?  If so, you need to deploy Microsoft’s security update! A critical vulnerability found in Microsoft Windows could allow … Read More

Office 365 and Office for Mac 2016: Perfect Together

Do you use Office 365 on a Mac?  Then you’ll be happy to learn that Microsoft recently released Office for Mac 2016 and it’s available free for Office 365 customers!  (That is, for subscribers with full installed Office applications.)  Office … Read More

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