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Archive for February, 2022

Malware Disguised As Windows 11 Upgrade Targets Windows 10 Users

According to researchers at HP, there's a new threat to worry about.  Hackers have recently begun disguising malware as Windows 11 upgrades and are using them to target Windows 10 users who ...

The San Francisco 49ers Recently Hit With Ransomware Attack

Hackers will attack absolutely anybody.  No one is safe and nothing is sacred.  Not even football is safe. The most recent high-profile attack was made against the San Francisco 49ers according to ...

iPhone Sales Edging Out Android In The US

It's no secret that supply chain issues have impacted a variety of different industries.  Apple has been somewhat less impacted than others. Leveraging this and their massive infrastructure and marketing budget, they ...

Hackers Are Using NFT Excitement To Trick Users

Researchers from Fortinet are warning of a new threat to be on the lookout for. Right now, NFTs are all the rage.  Everyone is talking about them, and many are excited about ...

Hackers Are Breaking Into Microsoft Teams And Dropping Malware

Researchers at Avanan are a Check Point subsidiary. They have recently issued a warning that anyone who uses Microsoft Teams should be aware of. According to the latest statistics, more than 270 ...

Hackers Are Setting Their Sights On Linux Systems

For most of the history of the internet Linux has been able to stay below the radar of hackers around the world. While there have been some attacks that specifically targeted Linux ...

New Malware Is Using CSV Files To Infect Users

Researchers have spotted a new phishing campaign you should be aware of. What sets this one apart is that the hackers are using a lowly but specially crafted CSV file to infect ...

Last Year Microsoft Blocked More Than 25 Billion Hacker Attacks

Individual users often don't have a good sense of the scope and scale of hacking attacks around the world.  The numbers may shock you. According to Microsoft, in 2021 the company blocked ...

More Scammers Are Using Social Media To Target Victims

An increasing number of scammers are using social media to target victims and relying on social engineering tricks to convince people to part with their personal information or money.  The problem has ...

Microsoft Defender Adds Cross Platform Mobile Protections

Microsoft recently announced an important upgrade to Microsoft Defender. It now supports vulnerability management for both Android and iOS. The company's announcement reads in part as follows: "With this new cross-platform coverage, ...

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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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Raleigh, NC 27601
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Southern Pines, NC 28387-7059
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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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