Pirated Windows led to WannaCry’s spread in China and Russia

WannaCry, the notorious ransomware demanding up to $300 worth of Bitcoins to unlock victims’ computers, hit systems all around the globe over the weekend. According to Finnish cybersecurity company F-Secure, though, Russia and China were affected the most, and it could be due to the rampant use of pirated software in those countries. Microsoft issued
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WannaCry Ransomware

US-CERT has released a threat alert regarding a spreading global ransomware attack. There have been a number of reports of WannaCry ransomware from a number of different countries. The WannaCry ransomware may be exploiting an identified vulnerability in Microsoft operating systems. Microsoft released a patch as part of the March 2017 Security Rollup that addressed
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Understanding Managed Services and How They Benefit SMBs

Understanding Managed Services and How They Benefit SMBs Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) receive a lot of calls each day from slick sales people peddling the next technology trend that’s going to save them money and revolutionize how they do business. They’re all too quick to caution that if you don’t listen to them,
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Are Managed IT Services Right For You? A Few Things to Consider

Are Managed IT Services Right For You? A Few Things to Consider How do you get a small business to recognize the value of manages IT services? In the start-up environment, we encounter an eclectic bunch of personality types. There is a reason people become entrepreneurs or C-level execs. When we meet the owners or
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