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Leftover Use-It-or-Lose-It Budget?

The last week of the fiscal year sees federal agencies spending almost five times more than they do during a usual week throughout the year in order to take advantage of their use-it-or-lose-it budget. If you're looking for a useful place to spend your remaining budget, we have some suggestions for you.

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Tags: Telephone Systems, HaaS, Cloud Computing, Managed IT, Data Recovery Services

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China Arrests OPM Hackers

Xinhuanet, the state-run news agency of China, recently announced that they caught and arrested the hackers behind the massive cyberattack on the US's Office of Personnel Management that compromised the personal data of millions of Americans.

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Tags: Hack, China, United States, OPM, Cyberattack

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Adobe: Stop Using Flash

Adobe Flash has been on the way out for a while now. At long last, Adobe has begun encouraging content creators to drop Flash and use alternatives.

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Tags: Adobe, Flash, HTML5

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VTech Hack: Kids and Parents

VTech, maker of electronic children's toys, was hacked last month. The hacker was able to not only get personal data of kids and their parents, but pictures and chat logs as well.

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Tags: Hack, VTech

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The Future of Cyberthreats

2016 is fast approaching. Over the last few years, we've seen huge leaps in cybercrime, and it doesn't appear to be slowing. What does the future hold for hackers and cybercriminals?

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Tags: Ransomware, Hack, Cyber Security, Cyberattack

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Social Media's Complicated Relationship with the Paris Attacks

Over the weekend, the world was shocked by Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris, France. The attacks, carried out by ISIS, killed over 130 people and wounded well over 300. Social media and technology played a hand on both sides of the attack.

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Tags: Facebook, Google, Twitter, ISIS, Verizon, France, AirBnB, Skype, Sprint, Uber, Terrorist

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Who's to Blame for Internet of Things Vulnerabilities?

As our "things" become more and more connected, the concern over internet and network security deserves more scrutiny. Who is more responsible for making sure anything that connects to something else is more secure: the makers of the "things" or the Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?

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Tags: Ransomware, Hack, Internet of Things

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