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Recognizing Scams on Facebook

You know those too-good-to-be-true offers on Facebook, or those statuses you just MUST click on to read? A lot of those are scams meant to capture your information or even infect your computer with malware. Here's a detailed look on how to recognize a Facebook scam.

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Tags: Facebook, Malware, Identity Theft, Scam

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How to Pick an IT Provider

Are you looking for an IT provider for the first time or think you might need to replace the one you've got now? Here are eight things to consider when searching for an IT provider.

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Tags: IT Provider

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13 Million Exposed in MacKeeper Exploit

It was discovered about two weeks ago that MacKeeper, an antivirus company, utilized lax security measures, enabling 13 million customer records to be accessed.

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Tags: MacKeeper

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Beat the IRS Sale

It’s time to save some money, get what you need to make 2016 your best year yet, and beat the evil taxman at the same time.

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Tags: IRS

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FTC Settlement with Oracle

A couple weeks ago, the FTC reached a settlement with Oracle relating to outdated and insecure versions of Java.

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Tags: Java, Oracle, FTC

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NSA Responsible for Juniper Vulnerability?

Remember very recently when we reported that Juniper VPN software had a serious backdoor? It turns out that the NSA is responsible.

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Tags: NSA, Juniper Networks, backdoor

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Backdoor Exploit on Juniper VPN Software

Unauthorized code was found by Juniper Networks in a firewall that runs their ScreenOS software. The worry is that the code would allow hackers to infiltrate their entire system and decrypt VPN devices. All that without leaving a trace.

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Tags: VPN, Juniper Networks, FBI