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Thursday, May 18, 2017

QuickBooks Online Introduces Changes in Site Navigation

QuickBooks Online accounting software for small businesses recently announced it is rolling out some new navigation changes to improve productivity and online experience.
The company whose accounting software helps small businesses organize their finances and makes it easier to manage essential financial tasks like creating invoices, keeping track of sales and expenses, and producing reports, says its goal is to create a better experience for those small business customers. The company says  changes will ultimately allow small business owners and managers to get back to doing what they love — running their businesses.


QuickBooks Online Introduces Changes in Site Navigation

New Pirates of the Caribbean film ‘stolen by cybercriminals’

Cybercriminals have reportedly stolen Walt Disney’s upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film, and are threatening to release it online if their ransom demands are not met.
CEO Bob Iger reportedly broke the news to ABC employees, adding that chunks of the new film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, will be put into the public domain unless the cybercriminals are paid using the digital currency bitcoin.


New Pirates of the Caribbean film ‘stolen by cybercriminals’

Check-EternalBlue: Is your PC patched against the WannaCryptor - aka worm vulnerability?

By now, most of us have heard about last week’s global ransomware attack, which spread all over the world on May 12th, 2017. It is a new variant of WannaCryptor, which is also known as WannaCry and WannaCrypt, and detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.WannaCryptor.D. And it has characteristics of a worm, capable of compromising other computers on the network.
This attack, which is still ongoing, although with less impact as before, has set a new milestone in the history of events related to malware outbreaks. A combination of factors – and some negligence – has enabled the massive damage that this “ransomw0rm” has caused.


Check-EternalBlue: Is your PC patched against the WannaCryptor - aka worm vulnerability?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Who’s Behind the WannaCry Ransomware Attack?

Who’s Behind the WannaCry Ransomware Attack?

WannaCry: Evolving History from Beta to 2.0

The WannaCry malware was responsible for a massive infection beginning that affected organizations and systems around the world. FortiGuard Labs has been monitoring this malware carefully. We have provided an analysis of this attack, along with how to protect your organization here.  In this blog post I’ll briefly describe some of the distinct characteristics of each version of this malware, from beta to the latest 2.0 version, and share some interesting findings.



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Ransomware Infographic: An Anatomy of the WannaCry Cyberattack

Ransomware Infographic: An Anatomy of the WannaCry Cyberattack

Is Snapchat Really Right For Your Small Business?

Is Snapchat really the way to go for your small business? Low growth numbers in Q1 2017 and stiff competition from the likes of Facebook and Instagram Stories have business owners wondering if this video app might self destruct just like the videos and pictures sent on the network eventually do.
However, if you think about best practices when using the app, Snapchat can still be a decent arrow in your marketing quiver.  Here’s how.


Is Snapchat Really Right For Your Small Business?