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Solarwinds Hack

SpireTech does not use any SolarWinds software.  However, the longer-term effects of this hack are likely not going to be known for a while - if at all - because SolarWinds was used by...

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Cybersecurity for small business: Ransomware

used with permission from FTC.gov., by Andrew Smith, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Mention the word “ransomware” at a meeting of small business owners and you’ll feel the temperature in the room drop by 20 degrees. A ransomware attack is a chilling...

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How to Detect Malware Symptoms

used with permission from Microsoft Safety & Security Center If your computer starts to behave strangely, you might be experiencing spyware symptoms or have other unwanted software installed on your computer. Here are a few tips on how to detect malicious...

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Chat With a Hacker

Researchers at AVG got an interesting visitor while analyzing a virus. The virus programmer popped in for a chat. In the AVG labs, they had installed a virus (that impostors itself as an instructional video for the new video game, Diablo 3) to take a look at what it...

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