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By: Steve | July 31, 2015

iOS-Ransomware

As you likely know by now, Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through certain online payment methods in order to grant access to their systems, or to get their data back.  

Now there is a scam targeted at iPhone and iPad users that will appear via a pop up message as you are doing an internet search with Safari.

You will be interrupted by a message that tells you that your device has been locked because a third-party application has crashed your iOS operating system. 

When you call the toll free number provided, the scammer will ask you for your credit card information so they can charge you for removing the third party applicat...

By: Steve | November 11, 2014

email danger

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning of an active email phishing campaign designed to install a new version of banking malware on computers, and virtually everyone is a target, including entities within the U.S. government, foreign governments, the U.S. education sector, commercial businesses, and state, local, and tribal organizations. The phishing campaign involves emails with malicious links or attachments.

Campaign

By: Steve | August 26, 2014

Department of Homeland Security

My firm, JDL Technologies, is a member of the Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force of the U.S. Secret Service. We received this information late Friday (08/22/2014) and wanted to share it with you for your potential action.


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is encouraging organizations, regardless of size, to   proactively check for possible Point of Sale (PoS) malware infections, which have been delivered through remote desktop applications such as Microsoft Remote Desktop, Apple Remote Desktop, Chrome Remote Desktop, Splashtop 2, Pulseway and LogMeIn. 


Over the past year, the U. S. Secret Service has responded to network intrusions at numerous businesses throughout the U.S. who have been impacted by...

By: Steve | May 25, 2014

Malware - mal·ware


noun: malware; plural noun: malwares

Software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.

This is very simple - you need to implement a business-grade standard for malware protection. Depending upon Microsoft Security Essentials for your home pc or laptop is ok. But, for business, you should have industrial strength protection from those looking to invoke cyber-harm for kicks or to steal and sell your data for profit.


Hacker


Your professional malware defense should include anti-virus as well as anti-spyware protection, spam management, internet protection and some web filtering - and always be activated and running to receive regular updates.


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