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Archive for December, 2019

About Half A Million Credit Cards Found On Dark Web

Researchers from Group-IB monitor the Dark Web and have recently reported the appearance of nearly half a million credit card records available for sale. Each record is valued at more than ...

New Trojan Malware Steals Passwords From Chrome

If you use Google's Chrome web browser, there's a new threat you should be aware of.  A new trojan targeting Windows-based machines will attempt to steal passwords stored in the Chrome browser. ...

New Malware Can Spy On You In Scary Ways

There's a new strain of malware in the wild. It is targeting Android devices and disguised as an innocuous chat app. Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered it in two different apps ...

Phishing Emails Are Becoming Even Harder To Identify

According to data collected by Microsoft, phishing emails accounted for 0.62 percent of all inbox receipts in September 2019. That's up from 0.31 percent just one year prior to that. The increase ...

FBI Considers Aging App To Be A Counterintelligence Threat

FaceApp is in the news again, and as before, not for a good reason. Several months ago, watchdog groups around the world sounded the alarm about the Russian-made app, which raised curious ...

Be Careful Holiday E-cards Could Contain Malware Or Viruses

There's a war on Thanksgiving and Christmas, but it's taking a very different form than what commonly gets reported in the news media. This war is being waged by hackers and scammers, ...

Adobe Acquired Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach

Recently, the Magento Marketplace was acquired by Adobe and suffered a breach that exposed a limited amount of user data to an unknown third party. When Adobe discovered evidence of the breach, ...

Watch Out For Large Amounts of Scams This Holiday Season

The 2019 Holiday Season is officially upon us, and unfortunately, that means that scammers around the world are ramping up for another busy season. Deals are abound on Black Friday and Cyber ...

Security Issues Found In Several VNC Applications

Microsoft RDP has its share of problems. That simple truth has sparked the rise of a number of open-source VNC (Virtual Network Computing) applications, which allow a user to remotely control another ...

New Cryptomining Malware Targets Windows Computers

Since October 2018, Microsoft engineers have been tracking a new strain of malware specifically designed to target Windows machines. As malware goes, this one isn't particularly dangerous. It's not designed to mass ...

Latest Articles

Massive Security Camera Hack Hits Some Corporate Businesses

Massive Security Camera Hack Hits Some Corporate Businesses

A large US hacker collective claimed credit for something you may not have heard of yet called "#OperationPanopticon." According to the group behind the attack,...
HTTPS Becomes Default For Google Chrome For Added Security

HTTPS Becomes Default For Google Chrome For Added Security

For the last month or so, Google has been testing the notion of using HTTPS as the default protocol for all URLs a user types...
Facebook Adding Physical Security Key Support For Mobile Devices

Facebook Adding Physical Security Key Support For Mobile Devices

Many industry insiders consider physical security keys used in the context of two-factor authentication login schemes to be the final word in digital security. That...

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Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 874-5255

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Fayetteville, NC 28301
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Lillington, NC 27546
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Southern Pines, NC 28387-7059
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Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Since 2011, Freedom Tech has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Raleigh, Fayetteville, Lillington, Southern Pines, Fuquay-Varina and Chapel Hill areas. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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