Archive for November, 2016

Employees Ignore Security Policies At Alarming Rate Says New Study

No matter how good, expensive or robust your security system is, your employees are always the weakest link. In fact, in some cases, your own policies might be pushing them to “rational ...

FTC Legalizes Hacking Your Own Devices

There is some big news out of the FTC recently. The agency has announced that they are relaxing the rules governing what is and isn’t allowed under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ...

Bank Regulator Downloads Data To Thumb Drive, Then Loses It

This is how something as innocuous as a thumb drive can become a major security issue. Recently, it has come to light that a soon-to-be retiring regulator at the Office of the ...

Majority Of Employees Unsure How To Deal With Sensitive Information

What percentage of your employees know how to properly handle sensitive information? The answer is “probably a lot less than you think.” In a recent survey conducted by MediaPro, it was discovered ...

Information Sharing Rules Change Affects Internet Service Providers

A new FCC ruling changes the game for Internet Service Providers around the country, which limits their ability to share or sell the information they have on the people who use their ...

AtomBombing Attack Could Be Huge Threat To Windows PCs

Researchers at a cyber security company called EnSilo have found a new vulnerability in Windows PCs, and it’s about as bad as it could possibly get. The new attack vector does not ...

Sad Day For Vine Video Users: Service To Shut Down

Vine, one of the many properties owned by Twitter, is dead, after the company tried unsuccessfully to find a buyer for the struggling service. If you’re a Vine regular, you’ve probably sensed ...

New Twitter Link Hack Calls 911 From Your Mobile Device

There’s a new viral link making the rounds on Twitter that you should advise your staff to steer clear of. If you see a link that begins with “goo.gl,” don’t click it. ...

Cybercrime Has Affected 45% of Consumers: Are You Next?

It has been widely reported that cybercrime is one of the fastest growing types of crime on the planet today, but new statistics published by MarkMonitor’s Online Fraud Barometer indicate that it’s ...

New DSL Type May See Faster Speeds In Near Future

If you’re a VDSL user, there’s good news on the horizon. Recently, Nokia has announced some amazing increases in its XG.fast speeds, achieving up to 5Gbps (about 625MB per second) over 70 ...

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Poshmark Retailer Member Passwords Are Being Sold Online

Poshmark Retailer Member Passwords Are Being Sold Online

There is grim news for users of the online marketplace Poshmark, which is a thriving community where people buy and[...]
Hackers Can Now Use Fake Voices To Steal Money

Hackers Can Now Use Fake Voices To Steal Money

You've almost certainly been seeing stories on the internet this year about the growing trend of Deep Fakes. They are videos[...]
The End of Life for Windows 7 and Server 2008 (R2)

The End of Life for Windows 7 and Server 2008 (R2)

The end of life for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is coming January 15, 2020. This[...]

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Since 2005, Cirrus IT Solutions has evolved to become a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium-sized businesses in the Knoxville and Charleston areas. We have helped multiple 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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