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What is malware?

We get asked the question all the time at Rush Tech support: “What is Malware?” Most of the time people have a firm understanding of what a virus is but don’t realize that viruses fall under the larger umbrella of malware. So what is malware exactly? Malware is software that intentionally causes damage to a

What to consider when using a VPN and – despite NSA advisories – you should definitely use one

Let’s start with the latest news: A new National Security Agency cybersecurity advisory is warning that some popular VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) could have some possible vulnerabilities. VPNs have become more important since the quarantine with more people working at home. Accessing secure company files without this layer of security runs the risk of them

Twitter reveals potential theft of emails, phone numbers and partial credit card numbers from business accounts

If you or your clients ran Twitter ads to promote your accounting firm your data may have been compromised in the latest breach involving Twitter. (Here’s the news item from Tech Crunch). Twitter has issued an apology and emailed all of their business clients after a data breach was discovered yesterday. Users were unaware of