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Younger Workers More Susceptible To Tech Scams

Posted by Team XBASE on Nov 27, 2016 2:04:00 PM

The old cold-call scam is still a popular way for fraudsters to dupe people out of their money. But now they're taking their tactics to the computer generation, and it can be surprising just who is falling for the new tech-related fraud. Read on to find out how scam artists are targeting the younger generation -- and succeeding.
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Topics: Security

New Security Features In Office 365

Posted by Team XBASE on Nov 24, 2016 10:00:00 PM

Office 365 has given business owners access to online organizational programs and collaboration tools for years. In an effort to become more user-friendly, Microsoft recently added new features to Office 365, including two security upgrades and the addition of productivity tracking. Keep reading to find out more about Office 365's new Azure Information Protection, Enterprise Mobile Device Management and Productive Insight features.
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Topics: Security, Cloud, Office 365

Tips & Tricks: 4 Things You Can Do For Better Passwords

Posted by Team XBASE on Nov 24, 2016 4:45:00 PM

Passwords are a pain.  We all have too many accounts.  We use the same password for multiple accounts.  We make them easy to remember.

Unfortunately, comprimised passwords account for a major portion of security breaches.  While there are a lot of great password management solutions available, there are some no cost things you can do to reduce the risk.  Here are things you can do to ensure a stronger password policy that is effective for your self and your company.

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Topics: Security, 2FA

Tips & Tricks: Telltale Signs That Your Computer Has A Virus

Posted by Team XBASE on Nov 17, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Your computer has been acting up a lot lately. It keeps crashing, it’s slow and, to top it off, you keep getting pop-ups you don’t want to see. If you are experiencing these issues  then your computer may have a virus.

So is there a way to prevent things like this from happening again? While there are various antivirus solutions you can take, it’s best to know how malware affects your computer first so you can quickly recognize and deal with the problem. Here are a few ways to find out if your computer has a virus before it’s too late.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Malware, Antivirus

Important update for Apple iOS 9 released

Posted by Stuart Demeter on Aug 26, 2016 11:38:18 AM

Apple has released an update for iOS 9 to patch numerous vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to access your device's camera and microphone, track your location and retrieve files.  Basically someone could potentially gain full access to your iPhone or iPad.

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Topics: iOS, Apple