Apple – Microsoft’s Office 365 now available from Mac App Store

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Apple now offers Microsoft’s Office 365 from the Mac App Store. https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/01/25/office-365-for-mac-in-apple-store.aspx This week, Microsoft and Apple noted the addition of the productivity suite in the Mac App Store. The suite previously was just available via direct Microsoft subscriptions. Office 365 for Mac comes with Excel, OneDrive, OneNote, PowerPoint and Word applications. It also includes […]

Phone Scam – Social Security numbers never get suspended

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A few friends and relatives have received recent calls on this popular scam, which FTC had documented a few months ago https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/09/your-social-security-number-isnt-suspended-ever A caller says that he’s from the government and your Social Security number (SSN) has been suspended. He sounds very professional. So you should do exactly what he says to fix things…right?  Wrong. […]

Security US-CERT ED2019-01 – Mitigate DNS Infrastructure Tampering

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US-CERT has issued Emergency Directive 19-01 for organizations to take steps to prevent DNS Infrastructure Tampering where an entire website can be taken over in malicious attacks https://cyber.dhs.gov/ed/19-01/ This page contains a web-friendly version of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s Emergency Directive 19-01, “Mitigate DNS Infrastructure Tampering”. Additionally, see the Director’s blog post.   Using […]

Mobile World Congress 2019 – Feb 25-28th 2019

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PC Magazine shares an informative preview of the Mobile World Congress 2019.  It will be held in Barcelona, Spain Feb 25-28, 2019 https://www.pcmag.com/news/366097/what-to-expect-at-mwc-2019 Mobile World Congress 2019 is going to be huge. Absolutely huge. Here’s what we expect to see at the big mobile-phone trade show from LG, Samsung, Microsoft, and more. It’s going to be […]

Malware – FacexWorm Cryptocurrency attacks

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Trend Micro shares awareness for increased activities of the Facexworm which uses Facebook Messenger to spread https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/facexworm-targets-cryptocurrency-trading-platforms-abuses-facebook-messenger-for-propagation/ Our Cyber Safety Solutions team identified a malicious Chrome extension we named FacexWorm, which uses a miscellany of techniques to target cryptocurrency trading platforms accessed on an affected browser and propagates via Facebook Messenger. A very small percentage of users […]


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