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Archive for September, 2016

Samsung Phones Recalled Due To Battery Issue

Consumer electronics giant Samsung just released its latest update to its flagship product, the Galaxy Note 7, two weeks ago, as of the writing of this piece. The company has sold some ...

Redis Database May Open Door To Ransomware Attack

As you probably know by now, ransomware is a particularly insidious form of hacking attack whereby a target computer’s files are locked or held hostage in some way, and besides restoring from ...

Single Hacker Convicted For Over 2 Million US Credit Card Thefts

The story of the fall of the hacker going by the alias “Track2” is an absolutely riveting one. Track2, whose real name is Roman Valerevich Seleznev, is a thirty-one year old from ...

Malware On Your Mac May Be Caused By BitTorrent Client

If you’re a Mac user who downloads files using the torrent software called “Transmission,” you may want to check your machine for signs of infection. It was recently discovered that a malicious ...

Your Keystrokes May Be Stolen Through WiFi

There have been papers written and demonstrations conducted in recent months to show how it’s possible to wirelessly log your keystrokes. All of those demonstrations have relied upon specialized gear you can ...

Dropbox Just Required A Password Reset From 2012 Hack

If you’re one of the millions of Dropbox users around the world, you were probably mildly annoyed recently when you logged on to find that you were being forced to change your ...

If You Use Opera Browser Password Sync, Change Passwords Now

Opera does not have anything that could be described as a commanding share of the web browser market, but as one of oldest and best loved browsers in existence, the company still ...

Point Of Sale System Security Questioned As MHR Reports Breach

Shaun Treacy, the President of MHR (Millennium Hotels and Resorts) North America, has recently sent a communication to guests who stayed at some of the company locations between March and June of ...

Will Your Thermostat Be The Next Device Held For Ransom?

An interesting and disturbing new form of Ransomware was on display at this year's Def Con convention, in Las Vegas. So far as anyone knows, this is the first, proof of concept ...

A New Type Of Tech Support Fraud

There is a new scam you need to watch out for. In the last few years, online service providers like Google, Yahoo and Facebook have started to send emails to their users ...

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How to Tell if Your Network Firewall is at Risk

How to Tell if Your Network Firewall is at Risk

There is no single solution for protecting your private network from intrusions like viruses, data theft, or targeted attacks. However,[...]
5 Top Questions for Creating an IT Budget

5 Top Questions for Creating an IT Budget

Let’s face it—if your business uses technology in its daily operations, your IT infrastructure is crucial in making sure each[...]
George Monroy featured on Channel Partner Insight

George Monroy featured on Channel Partner Insight

Recent ransomware attacks have taken place where the point of entry was the MSP or Managed Service Provider systems. Texas[...]

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Since 2007, Monroy IT Services has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the greater San Antonio and Hill Country areas. 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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