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Apple Recall Affects Some Macbook Pro Batteries

If you recently bought a 13-inch MacBook Pro (without a Touch Bar), you'll want to head to Apple's website.  The company didn't make a big announcement, but they've quietly introduced a ...

Researchers Find Major Vulnerabilities In Banking Apps

Do you do your banking online?  If so, there's bad news in the form of a report recently released by the security firm "Positive Technologies."   The company tested a variety ...

Major Server Ring Distributing Malware Taken Down

Score one for the good guys.  A researcher from BrilliantIT was recently able to figure out how infected computers would connect to EITest's command and control server, and using that information, ...

Hacked Routers Being Used To Spread Malware

Beware of compromised routers spreading malware.  This is according to both Kaspersky Labs and a recently released government report. Using hacked routers to spread malware is nothing new.  Security insiders have ...

Google Wants Children Watching YouTube Kids App

More often than not, Google is seen as a force for good on the internet. However, in one area in particular, their actions and words haven't been in alignment, and it's ...

Can Computer Data Be Stolen Through Power Lines?

If you have an air-gapped computer, you probably think you're safe.  You may think that barring physical access to the machine, no hacker could possibly steal the data on that machine.  ...

Be Careful, Searches May Provide False Download links

If you're downloading software from the web, be careful.  Take the extra step of verifying that you're on the developer's website, because the hackers have a new trick up their sleeve.  ...

Panera Bread Customer Accounts Exposed To Threats

Panera Bread company is the latest to find itself in hot water.  Recently, security researcher Dylan Houlihan discovered that the company had failed to encrypt (or otherwise protect) a file containing ...

No Spectre Fix For Certain Intel Processors

The bad news just doesn't seem to stop where Intel and the Speectre vulnerability are concerned.  The latest bit of news comes directly from Intel, as the company admits that it's ...

Microsoft Helping With Ransomware In Office 365

Microsoft recently made small but significant changes to its Office 365 subscription service and to OneDrive, which are often used in tandem.  The goal is to make it easier for users ...

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New Malware Can Spy On You In Scary Ways

New Malware Can Spy On You In Scary Ways

There's a new strain of malware in the wild. It is targeting Android devices and disguised as an innocuous chat[...]
Phishing Emails Are Becoming Even Harder To Identify

Phishing Emails Are Becoming Even Harder To Identify

According to data collected by Microsoft, phishing emails accounted for 0.62 percent of all inbox receipts in September 2019. That's up[...]
FBI Considers Aging App To Be A Counterintelligence Threat

FBI Considers Aging App To Be A Counterintelligence Threat

FaceApp is in the news again, and as before, not for a good reason. Several months ago, watchdog groups around the[...]

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Since 2008, Hantera has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Branford area. 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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