Category Archives: Alert

Alerts about new (or old) viruses, scams, or malware.

Beware! Facebook Scam Email

Dawn/ July 23, 2018/ Alert

There is an email that may show up in your inbox that you need to know is spam. The email claims to be from Facebook (its “From” address says Facebook ) but it is from a phisher (someone trying to get personal or login information). It looks like this: If you hover over the link, it goes to https://apps.facebook.com/… and

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Malwarebytes Issue

Dawn/ January 29, 2018/ Alert

Malwarebytes has discoverd an issue that may cause problems to some of their users. In short, an update caused some users to be unable to access the internet, and others to have their RAM access blocked. To fix this situation, if it affects you: Malwarebytes for Windows Update package version 1.0.3803 (Malwarebytes 3) or v2018.01.27.12 (Malwarebytes 2.x) or higher 1.

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Two-Factor Authentication

Dawn/ October 18, 2017/ Alert

We have enabled Two-Factor Authentication on WHMCS to protect your accounts, domain names, and websites. If you do NOT have a tablet or cell phone, please contact me. If you need help getting it set up, please call me or email me. 256-520-7327 cell, rdcss@rdcss.com You can also turn on this feature in cPanel: under the Security tab – choose

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Apple Users, Watch Out for Snake

Dawn/ May 9, 2017/ Alert

Malwarebytes just noted that Snake malware will now affect Mac computers. If you have an Apple OS computer or device, be aware of this threat! Read more on Malwarebytes.com by clicking the above link. If you think you may have been infected, call Robert at 256-520-7327 and he can check it out for you.

Beware Ransomware

Dawn/ April 28, 2017/ Alert

There are some particularly troublesome ransomware emails going around. One of our customers, in the course of business, opened an attachment that looked valid and found themselves victims of ransomware – software that encrypts all data with a virtually unbreakable key which they offer to sell at a very steep price. If you are required by your business to open

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