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Archive for September, 2021

Update Apple Devices Soon For Important Security Patch

Apple released a very important security update today. The update fixes a pair of zero-day vulnerabilities that have been spotted in use in the wild to attack both Macs and iPhones. One ...

This Malware Can Turn Off Windows Defender

Some malware strains are built with robust protections in order to avoid detection. Zloader goes a step further and actually disables Microsoft Defender AV (formerly known as Windows Defender). That's significant because ...

Ransomware Attackers Look For Unpatched Systems To Exploit

Not long ago Microsoft patched a critical MSHTML remote code execution security flaw being tracked as CVE-2021-40444. Beginning on August 18th of this year (2021) the company spotted hackers exploiting this flaw ...

Popular HP Gaming Laptops And Desktops Have Security Vulnerability

Do you own an HP Omen, Envy, or Pavilion gaming laptop or desktop? You're certainly not alone if you do. It's a wildly popular and incredibly versatile model that has sold millions ...

Microsoft Accounts Will Allow Passwordless Methods For Users

Microsoft will be rolling out a new passwordless login scheme in the weeks ahead and that should make just about everyone happy. Passwords and having to remember endless multitudes of them are ...

Installing Windows 11 On Unsupported Devices May Have Security Risks

Microsoft raised hackles worldwide when they placed stringent hardware requirements on their recently announced Windows 11 OS. Many chipsets that are more than capable of running the new software aren't on the ...

Report Finds One Third Of Suspicious Emails Are Threats

Employee cyber security training is paying off according to a report recently released by IT security company F-Secure. Researchers from F-Secure analyzed more than 200,000 emails that had been flagged as suspicious ...

Hackers Behind REvil Ransomware Are Back Online

Not long after successfully attacking Kaseya the band of cyber criminals behind the REvil ransomware strain went dark. Their "Happy Blog" mysteriously went offline. It is not known if the group went ...

Hackers Are Using Windows 11 Curiosity To Load Malware

Millions of people around the world are understandably curious about Windows 11. It's easy to understand why. A new OS offered by the company that makes the most widely OS used on ...

Fortinet VPN User Passwords May Have Been Leaked Online

Hackers recently released a list of nearly half a million Fortinet VPN usernames and passwords onto the Dark Web. The group behind the attack claims that all the credentials were scraped from ...

Latest Articles

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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Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 874-5255

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Fayetteville, NC 28301
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216 Commerce Ave, Suite 517
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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