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Marriott Hotel’s Database Hacked!

This morning CNBC published a news release revealing that Marriott’s Starwood Hotel's database has been hacked, compromising the information of 500 million guests. Marriott shared that the data breach is still under investigation and they are unable to give a list of specific hotel locations effected, but they are fairly certain the breach has only [...]

November 30th, 2018|Categories: Fraud, Security|Tags: , , , |

Major Online Ad Fraud Operation- 3ve

Yesterday the FTC and DHS released a joint alert on a major online ad fraud operation known as “3ve”. 3ve is a dangerous operation that already has control over 1.7 million different IP addresses. The criminals behind this operation were able to gain this large amount of control by leveraging victim computers infected with different [...]

November 28th, 2018|Categories: Fraud, Security|Tags: , , , , |

Phishing Attack on Office 365 Users

SECURITY ALERT!   We knew it wouldn’t be long before hackers began to target Microsoft’s Office365 platform directly. We have been informed about a new email Phishing attack, called “PhishPoint” focused on users of the Office365 platform, specifically related to the use of OneDrive and SharePoint.   The scam will, and does, look very authentic to you and your users – so much so that many [...]

August 20th, 2018|Categories: Phishing, Security|Tags: , , |

FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams

Here at The IT Company we are always looking out for your security.  This means making sure you are aware when we become aware of security alerts that may arise.  The FTC has recently issued an alert that we believe is important to you.  Follow the link below to find additional information and guidance regarding [...]

July 19th, 2018|Categories: Security, Technology|Tags: , |