Network Protection – Integrating SonicWall DPI-SSL

The Internet is a realm on which people can share information and experience. This open forum creates an endless amount of knowledge and experience. However, it is also a place where computers can very easily be affected by malware including viruses, ransomware, worms, trojans, spyware, adware, and others. Webpage creators know how to get peoples’ [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Antivirus, Managed IT Security, Network, Security, Wi-Fi|0 Comments

IT Support Software Showcase – Ninite

Finding trustworthy software download links can often be tricky. Although you know that the software that you want to download is legitimate, finding the correct software distribution site and link can be very dangerous. Ninite is a genuine software distribution website that we at IT Support Miami often use to download software on our clients’ [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Antivirus, Apple, Computer Repair, Microsoft|0 Comments

Ransomware Prevention – CryptoLocker

In the past few years, the word "ransomware" has been seen and used more and more. It is a word that has fueled fear campaigns advertising antivirus software, but most people don't know what it means. All they know is that it is a danger for their computers and the information on them. What [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Antivirus, Computer Repair, guide, Microsoft, Security|0 Comments

Network Reconstruction – The IT Support Miami Way

A company in South Florida had technical problems and asked their IT provider to recover their servers’ backup. The company’s network was unavailable. Its productivity was brought to a halt until the servers were up and running again. The IT provider did not manage to retrieve the backup for two full days and the backup [...]

20 Critical Security Controls

The CIS Critical Security Controls (CIS Controls) are a concise, prioritized set of cyber practices created to stop today’s most pervasive and dangerous cyber-attacks. The CIS Controls are developed, refined, and validated by a community of leading experts from around the world. Organizations that apply just the first five CIS Controls can reduce their risk [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Antivirus, Managed IT Security, Security|0 Comments

How to create a strong password

Create a strong password Using a strong password is the best and easiest way to make sure your account stays secure. Here are some tips to help you create a great one. Strong passwords will... Have 12 or more characters - Longer passwords are more secure. Not be obvious -Don't use personal information like your [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Antivirus, Computer Repair, Managed IT Security, Security|0 Comments

Adobe 0-day Vulnerability Leads to Remote Code Execution (Oct 31, 2016)

Adobe 0-day Vulnerability Leads to Remote Code Execution (Oct 31, 2016) Adobe recently released an update to the Adobe Flash Player to address a 0-day vulnerability, which they claim is being exploited in limited targeted attacks. The vulnerability, CVE-2016-7855, is a use-after-free vulnerability. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability remotely by crafting an SWF file, [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Antivirus, Security|0 Comments

Cyber Threat and Your Data Security Challenges 

Growing threats and trends to watch Understanding the types of threats that are out there and keeping an eye on trends can help you to protect your company. Three data security trends to watch: Phishing – Phishing threats targeted at businesses typically involve fraudulent emails sent to employees. The emails may appear to be from [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Antivirus, Security|0 Comments

Android Ad campaign HummingBad infects millions of devices ( July 8, 2016 )

Security ALERT: Android Ad campaign HummingBad infects millions of devices ( July 8, 2016 ) Security Research Teams received reports about an Android advertisement campaign that has been prevalent for the past few months and has reportedly spread to millions of devices. The main objective of this campaign is generating revenue when a victim clicks on [...]

By | July 9th, 2016|Android, Antivirus, Security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 IT Security Status Report Released

In 2015, more than 430 million new unique pieces of malware were discovered. Remarkably, these numbers no longer surprise us. Attacks against businesses and nations hit the headlines with such regularity that we’ve become numb to the sheer volume and acceleration of cyber threats. Most threat reports only scratch the surface of the threat landscape, whereas [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|Antivirus, Security|0 Comments