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How Antivirus and Antispyware Work

Article (PSA-0004) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: How Antivirus and Antispyware Work Original release date: July 18, 2017 Both antivirus and antispyware software monitor your computer for potential threats. If your computer is connected to the internet, you...

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Petya Ransomware

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-181A Updated article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-181A Alert (TA17-181A) Petya Ransomware Original release date: July 01, 2017 Last revised: July 03, 2017 ******************************************************************** PLEASE VIEW UPDATED ARTICLE HERE ******************************************************************** Systems Affected Microsoft Windows operating systems Overview On June 27, 2017, NCCIC was notified of Petya ransomware...

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IC3 Annual Report – Trends in Internet Crime

2016 Internet Crime Report Giving someone access to your computer is like giving out a key to your front door. A computer can have your bank account information, family photos, and other private documents and data—information that fraudsters would like to steal. That’s why tech...

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Indicators – WannaCry Ransomware

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-132A Alert (TA17-132A) Indicators Associated With WannaCry Ransomware Original release date: May 12, 2017 Last revised: May 15, 2017 Systems Affected Microsoft Windows operating systems Overview According to numerous open-source reports, a widespread ransomware campaign is affecting various organizations with reports of tens...

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Survey Response – Don Herriott

Don Herriott Rio Dell, CA 1. What would you rate your technicians performance? Excellent, Great, Okay, Bad 2. How quick was your order completed? Very Fast, Fast, Okay, Slow 3. How do you feel about our prices? Excellent, Great, Okay, Bad 4. How was your...

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HTTPS Interception Weakens TLS Security

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-075A Alert (TA17-075A) HTTPS Interception Weakens TLS Security Original release date: March 16, 2017 Systems Affected All systems behind a hypertext transfer protocol secure (HTTPS) interception product are potentially affected. Overview Many organizations use HTTPS interception products for several purposes, including detecting malware...

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Introduction to Malicious Software

Article (PSA-0003) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: Introduction to Malicious Software Original release date: March 27, 2017 The Internet has become a dangerous place, and computer security threats are a very real concern for any organization or home...

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Survey Response – Kathy Wildgrube

Kathy Wildgrube Rio Dell, CA 1. What would you rate your technicians performance? Excellent, Great, Okay, Bad 2. How quick was your order completed? Very Fast, Fast, Okay, Slow 3. How do you feel about our prices? Excellent, Great, Okay, Bad 4. How was your...

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Testimonial – David Pierce Architect

Sue Pierce David Pierce Architect http://davidpiercearchitect.blogspot.com/ David Pierce Architect has been using Problem Solving Applications, LLC for a few years, now. We were introduced to Billy Joe Long at PSA by a friend who highly recommended him. He helped us revise an aging and semi-dysfunctional...

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RANSOMWARE VICTIMS URGED TO REPORT INFECTIONS TO FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

Original article: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160915.aspx Alert Number I-091516-PSA RANSOMWARE VICTIMS URGED TO REPORT INFECTIONS TO FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT Original release date: September 15, 2016 The FBI urges victims to report ransomware incidents to federal law enforcement to help us gain a more comprehensive view of the current...

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