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Archive for December, 2020

The 2014 Home Depot Data Breach Finally Reaches Settlement

Unless you're a regular Home Depot shopper, you may have missed the fact that back in 2014, the company was the victim of a successful hacking attack that saw malware installed on ...

New Scam Lures Victims With Promise Of Federal Assistance

If you're a US citizen, scammers have found a new way to make money at your expense, using the global pandemic as a 'hook.' Since the start of the pandemic, there have been ...

Hackers Using Minecraft Modpacks To Distribute Malware On Android Devices

If you're an avid gamer, you're almost certainly at least passingly familiar with Minecraft, and you may be an active player. Despite its blocky, simplistic graphics, it's the most popular game of ...

Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

If you employ a number of Chrome web extensions to enhance your browsing experience, be aware that change is afoot. Google recently announced that as of early next year, the company is ...

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the ...

Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

It's time once again for a survey of the worst passwords of 2020, brought to you by Norpass and associates. The company has been analyzing passwords retrieved from the Dark Web to ...

Pluto TV User Information Is Being Shared Online By Hacker

Are you a Pluto.tv user? If so, you're not alone. The internet television station boasts an impressive user base of nearly thirty million users who enjoy a wide range of free TV ...

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Emotet Malware Will Include Credit Card Theft In Attacks

Emotet Malware Will Include Credit Card Theft In Attacks

If you're involved in information security in any capacity, you're probably quite familiar with the infamous Emotet botnet.  It's one of the most dangerous and...
Medical Service Provider Data Breach Affects 2 Million Users

Medical Service Provider Data Breach Affects 2 Million Users

Depending on where you live, you may have received medical care from the Shields Health Care Group (Shields), or from a provider associated with them. If...
Beware New Windows Vulnerability With Remote Search Window Access

Beware New Windows Vulnerability With Remote Search Window Access

You may not know the name Matthew Hickey, but you should thank him for a recent discovery that could save you a lot of grief. Hickey...

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555 Fayetteville St, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 874-5255

Fayetteville

201 Hay St, Suite 401-B
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 436-7000

Southern Pines

216 Commerce Ave, Suite 517
Southern Pines, NC 28387-7059
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Fuquay-Varina

921 E Broad St, Suite 1002
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
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1710 East Franklin St, Suite 1046
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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