Archive for December, 2016

Watch Out For SVG in Facebook Messenger To Avoid Ransomware

By now, you’re probably familiar with the ransomware known as “Locky.” It’s an insidious form of malware that completely locks down your computer and encrypts all your files. Once it has taken ...

San Francisco Public Transportation System Hacked

Last week, San Francisco’s Municipal Railway became the latest in a long line of ransomware victims. Hackers locked their entire system down and made it impossible for them to collect fares, or ...

Hack Can Turn Headphones Into Microphone To Listen To You

A group of Israeli security researchers operating out of Ben Gurion University have created a proof-of-concept app (malware) that can weaponize your computer’s speakers, turning them against you. The particulars of their ...

Data Backdoor Found On BLU Mobile Phones

Kryptowire, an American digital security firm, recently made a disturbing discovery about smartphones being sold by Blu Products, a company which makes low-cost phones like the Blu R1 HD, which was recently ...

IRS Looking To Tax BitCoin Users

In 2014, the IRS put BitCoin users on notice. They were informed that they had to report all BitCoin gains on their taxes. The Federal Agency considers them to be property, and ...

Internet On Your Next Flight Might Be Significantly Faster

If you’re a frequent flyer on American Airlines, then you’re probably already aware of one of that company’s biggest drawbacks. Their in-flight Wi-Fi is notoriously slow. The company has been in partnership ...

Have Issues With Iphone 6S Shutting Down? Apple May Replace Battery

Do you own an iPhone 6S? If you do, and it was manufactured in September or October of last year, it might be experiencing problems that cause it to shut down unexpectedly. ...

Blog

Employees Targeted By Hackers Posing As HR Department

Employees Targeted By Hackers Posing As HR Department

Just when you think scammers couldn't get any lower, they find new ways to prove you wrong.  Recently, a new[...]
Discord Users Be Careful Of Malware And Information Theft

Discord Users Be Careful Of Malware And Information Theft

Do you use the Discord chat service? If so, be advised that malware developers have been using the service to not[...]
Some iOS Apps Found To Have Clicker Trojan Malware

Some iOS Apps Found To Have Clicker Trojan Malware

Recently, a survey of Apple's App Store by Wandera Threat Lab discovered more than a dozen iOS apps that have[...]

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110 Center Park Dr, Ste 102
Knoxville, TN 37922-2114
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Greenville, SC 29615
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Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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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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