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Archive for December, 2017

Data On 123 Million US Households Leaked Online

Security researchers at UpGuard recently made a terrifying discovery in finding an unprotected Amazon S3 server containing several databases belonging to a data analytics provider called Alteryx. While the server contained a ...

USB Drives Could Be Huge Factor In Data Loss, Theft

Most people agree that the use of USB drives increases efficiency and boosts productivity, which goes a long way toward explaining their popularity, but these handy little drives can also be problematic. ...

Popular Android Keyboard App Collected Private Information, Has Been Breached

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? Do you know how much data they're collecting about you? Most people have scores of apps installed (and often hundreds), even if they ...

Ransomware Attackers Are Increasing Their Attacks On Businesses

The ransomware ecosystem is maturing. Strains are divided into "families" and the number of new families that have been discovered in 2017 is half what it was in 2016. Even so, the ...

Paypal-Owned Company Sees Breach Of 1.6 Million Customers

TIO Networks, a cloud-based, multi-channel bill payment platform purchased by Paypal for $233 million in 2017, was breached earlier this year, exposing PII (Personally Identifiable Information) for an estimated 1.6 million of ...

Former Employees Pose Serious Risk To Security

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reminded those who deal with PHI and PII of the dangers that terminated employees can pose to system security ...

Many Consumers Would Withdraw Business From Companies If Data Breached

You've probably heard the phrase "the customer is always right" a thousand times. It's a truism in the business world, except when it isn't. A recent survey released by Gemalto reveals a ...

Windows 10 Now Installed On Over 600M Machines

When Microsoft first released Windows 10, the company boasted that it would try to get its new OS running on a billion devices by 2018. Time and circumstance have conspired to make ...

Look And Feel May Change In Future Windows 10 Update

Microsoft is experimenting with a new feature that may change the look and feel of Windows 10 in some future update. The new approach is referred to as "Sets," which borrows from ...

Fake Symantec Blog Post Is Spreading Mac Malware

Sometimes hackers opt for a stealthy approach. Other times, their attempts are downright brazen.  That's definitely the case with a newly launched malware campaign that seeks to spread "Proton Mac," a strain ...

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Why CEOs Should Be Concerned About the Dark Web

Why CEOs Should Be Concerned About the Dark Web

Linked to a host of fraudulent schemes, point-of-sale (POS) attacks, and the widely publicized Target data breach in 2013, the[...]
Windows 10 Will Notify Users When Apps Use Their Microphone

Windows 10 Will Notify Users When Apps Use Their Microphone

In recent months, security researchers have unearthed all sorts of new hardware vulnerabilities.  Several of them allow hackers to quietly[...]
Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military 

Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military 

Microsoft just won a huge military contract worth $480 million to bring 100,000 customized AR (Augmented Reality) headsets, based on[...]

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Since 2004, Kincaid Network Solutions has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Albany, Ballston Spa, Burnt Hills, Ballston Lake, Glens Falls, Scotia, Glenville, Niskayuna, and the surrounding NY Capital District. 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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