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Microsoft Expanding Fight Against Macros Based Malware

Macros have been a simple, effective means of spreading malware since the 1990's, and some hackers still rely on them heavily to ensnare and infect unsuspecting users. It's a long standing issue ...

Latest Apple Update Fixes Web Security Flaw On Most Devices

Recently, two different security researchers (Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group, and Alison Huffman from Microsoft's Browser Vulnerability Research Group) discovered a pair of serious security vulnerability impacting Apple devices. The ...

Hacker Uses Zoom Invites To Steal Credentials Through Sendgrid

There's a mix of bad news and good in the ongoing war against the hackers of the world. For the bad news, security professionals have recently detected a sophisticated phishing campaign that ...

New Exchange Online Feature Helps Prevent Phishing And Ransomware

Microsoft has been busy of late, making a raft of improvements to their email system that are designed to enhance user security. Not long ago, they added a fantastically useful feature called ...

Browser Wars Heat Up With Microsoft Edge Boosting Speeds

If you thought the browser wars were over, think again. Microsoft has made some startling improvements to its Edge browser recently that gave it an impressive 41 percent speed boost. That suddenly ...

A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A few months ago, it became widely known that there was a critical security vulnerability in Accellion FTA servers. Naturally, hackers wasted no time exploiting the vulnerability, and since then, we've seen ...

Latest Windows 10 Release Ditches Unpopular 3D Objects Folder

Recently Microsoft made a change that few people will care about or even notice. On the off chance that you're one of the minority of people who use the 3D Objects folder, ...

Ransomware Attackers Demand 20 Million From U.S. Kia Motors

Strange things are afoot at Kia Motors America (KMA), a subsidiary of Kia Motors with more than 800 dealerships scattered across the United States. Recently the company has reported a nationwide IT ...

Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Most modern email systems these days have a "predictive typing" feature. As you're composing an email, the software behind the system predicts (fairly accurately) what you're about to type and suggests the ...

Another Malware Attack On Mac Systems Has Been Discovered

Barely a week ago, Patrick Wardle announced the discovery of the first piece of malware capable of slipping past the defenses of Apple's M1, which was considered to be among the most ...

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Beware Of Voice Message Phishing Attacks Called Vishing

Beware Of Voice Message Phishing Attacks Called Vishing

Hackers and scammers have been experimenting with "vishing" in recent months, as a subset of phishing. Conventional phishing tactics rely on[...]
Malware Called Phorpiex Delivers Ransomware With Old School Tactics

Malware Called Phorpiex Delivers Ransomware With Old School Tactics

If you're involved with internet security on any level, then you're probably already familiar with the name Phorpiex. The malicious[...]
Massive Data Leak Affects More Than 100M Android Users

Massive Data Leak Affects More Than 100M Android Users

If you own an Android smart device, be advised there has been a data leak. Security researchers at Check Point[...]

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Since 2002, Kinetic IT Solutions has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in Southwest Louisiana. 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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