Article Roundup – Week Ending 10/06/17

XSolutions posts to social media almost on a daily basis. Readers of our blog and newsletter see only a small portion of the information we share. Below are articles from various sources and experts that we shared this past week: Source: Deloitte Breach Affected All Company Email, Admin Accounts Global accounting firm, Deloitte experienced a […]

Security Alert: Go ToMyPC Hacked

Graham Cluley reports that the popular remote access tool, Go ToMyPC has been hacked and Citrix reset all passwords as a security precaution. Click here to read the actual article. We advise that all of our clients and readers who use Go ToMyPC to change their password immediately and follow the guidelines below: Do not […]

Vigilance Is King In Cyber-Security

Introduction To those that are looking for that one security application that will provide total protection, I hate to burst your bubble—there isn’t any. Security apps are important and EVERY individual and business must use them, but you simply cannot rely on them to keep you completely safe. Vigilance is the key to overall safety. […]

Read Joe Jr.’s article, “Identity Theft is Big Business” in Commerce Magazine’s business blog, Free Thinking….

We are very happy and honored that Commerce Magazine, the Flagship Publication of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) has decided to publish Joe’s article. Click here to read the full article and learn how much your data is really worth to cyber-criminals and what you should do to protect yourself and […]

35 Common Sense Actions To Increase Home And Office Security

Security isn’t all that complicated. There are many things you can do to stay safe. Below are 35 actions you can take to protect yourself at home and in the office. Implement as many as you can. Use Strong, complex Passwords Businesses should have a written, enforceable Password Security Policy in place Use a password […]

Security Alert: Ransomware That Encrypts System Files

We should have seen this coming—ransomware that breaks your Operating System! ZDNet reports that a strain of ransomware called Petya that once contracted, replaces the Master Boot Record (MBR) with a malicious loader forcing a system restart that loads the virus instead of the Operating System. After the restart, the PC runs a fake CHKDSK scan, encrypting the Master […]

Security Alert: Acecard, The Latest Mobile Banking Threat

Introduction Acecard is an Android Banking Trojan that can substitute a legitimate mobile banking application’s online form with one of its own, stealing financial information from unsuspecting users. Once captured, the user’s financial data is transmitted to cyber-criminals who either directly steal the funds or sell the information on the black market. So far, over […]

Webinar – 5 Keys to Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan for SMBs

Every year, disasters strike businesses all over the world. These disasters come in many forms, from natural (hurricanes, blizzards) to virtual (hackers, CryptoLocker) to unavoidable (human error, hardware failure). So what can you do to prepare your business for the inevitable? XSolutions has partnered with Datto and disaster recovery expert, Donna R. Childs, for a […]

Criminals Go Back To Work After The Holidays

Introduction It looks like the criminal element enjoyed their holiday break and now are returning to work with renewed vigor. Security firm, Heimdal explained in their recent post, “Security Alert: Exploit Kits Activity Spike Packs Improved Payloads, New Servers and a Predilection for Flash Player” that there has been a substantial increase in Neutrino, RIG […]

Special Announcement: Joe Imperato Jr. Quoted In Commerce Magazine

We are proud to announce that Commerce Magazine, the flagship publication of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) has quoted our own, Joe Jr. in their January 2016 online and print editions on Cyber Security. The CIANJ also published Joe Jr.’s guest blog article, “Backing Up Your Data Can Put You Out […]