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Archive for January, 2022

New Data Breach Hits US Cellular Company

It's the dawning of a new year and the hackers of the world have been busy.  This time it's US Cellular caught in the crosshairs. The company recently reported that their billing ...

A New iPhone Bug In HomeKit Could Brick Your Phone

Thank Trevor Spiniolas' sharp eyes if you own an iPhone.  The independent security researcher recently discovered a critical security flaw in iOS that impacts all version from 14.7 to 15.2. If exploited, ...

This New Malware Steals Passwords From Popular Browsers

A new threat has appeared on the horizon. Even if the name is not familiar to you this malware strain is bad news indeed. Called RedLine it is an information-stealing malware that ...

Popular Digital Photo Company Shutterfly Hit By Ransomware Attack

Recently digital media giant Shutterfly was hit by a major ransomware attack. The attack disrupted broad swaths of the company's services including those offered under their GrooveBook, BorrowLenses, and Lifetouch brands. According ...

New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

The great thing about standards is that they provide a standard.  A common framework that the manufacturers in any given industry can design around.  That's amazing when everything works the way it's ...

LastPass Says There Is No Evidence Of Data Breach

There are strange events swirling around LastPass. LastPass is a popular password safe and identity protection service. Recently Twitter exploded with reports from around the world of people who received a notification ...

New Windows 11 Bug Found With Displaying HDR Content

If you're one of the early adopters of Windows 11 then you may have already experienced the latest bug that crept into the mix as of build 21H2. Apps that utilize Win32 ...

FCC Approves Plans For WiFi 6 To Open Wireless Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gets a lot of bad press.  Sometimes there are good reasons for that but much of the time there are not really any good reasons.  As the ...

Skype Adds Zoom Feature And Additional Modern Updates

Are you a Skype user?  If so be aware that Microsoft (the company that owns Skype) just added a handy new feature you may want to start taking advantage of right away. ...

T-Mobile Reports Scam Calls Have Increased 116 Percent Since 2020

If you're like most cellphone users,  you absolutely love the automatic call blocking feature that most companies offer as part of their standard service.  A call comes in from a "suspicious" number ...

Latest Articles

Tricky Ransomware Encrypts Small Data But Overwrites Large Data

Tricky Ransomware Encrypts Small Data But Overwrites Large Data

The MalwareHunterTeam recently discovered a new ransomware operation that is particularly nasty.  Called Onyx, outwardly, the operation does what most ransomware campaigns do.  It gets...
Popular Service Being Used To Send Phishing Emails

Popular Service Being Used To Send Phishing Emails

Google SMTP relay service is wildly popular and used every day by legions of users.  Unfortunately, hackers around the world are aware of this and...
Security Warnings Coming To Certain Google Apps To Help Users

Security Warnings Coming To Certain Google Apps To Help Users

Google has been making some fantastic changes to bolster user security in recent weeks. That includes changes to their Google Play Store that will require...

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Raleigh, NC 27601
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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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