Tis the Season – Holiday Scams & Malware Campaigns

Princeton, NJ - November 17, 2017 - Holiday Malware and Email Scams As the holidays near we like to remind you to remain vigilant while shopping online, browsing new websites or clicking on "advertisements" within websites that take you to another website. Most people will likely receive an increased number of  email advertisements, offers and eCards [...]

2017-11-17T11:21:18+00:00November 17th, 2017|Blog, Security|Comments Off on Tis the Season – Holiday Scams & Malware Campaigns

Popular CCleaner v5.33 was hacked – Protect Yourself

Princeton, NJ - September 18, 2017 - Piriform's CCleaner confirmed Hacking Piriform, the makers of the popular system and file cleaner "CCleaner", confirmed on Monday, Sept 18, 2017 that hackers have attacked the company's computer network successfully. The hackers compromised 2 versions of CCleaner in the attack which have been used by up to 3% of [...]

2017-09-18T15:41:06+00:00September 18th, 2017|Blog, Cloud Services, Computer Services, Computer Services, Internet, Managed Service Provider, Security, Support|Comments Off on Popular CCleaner v5.33 was hacked – Protect Yourself

Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1507 Security Updates Ending

Princeton, NJ - May 09, 2017  - Microsoft Windows 10 ver. 1057 Quality Updates & Security Updates ends All software products have a lifecycle.  After May 9, 2017, Microsoft will end security and quality updates for their Windows 10 Version 1057 Operating System. Computers running the Windows 10 Version 1057 will continue to work even after updates end. However, using unsupported software may increase the risks [...]

2017-05-09T08:50:19+00:00May 9th, 2017|Blog, Computer Services, Security|Comments Off on Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1507 Security Updates Ending

FBI Warns rise of Internet Romance Scams

Princeton, NJ - February 14, 2017  - Online Romance Scams Internet Romance Scams on the Rise The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released an notice addressing and increase of online “romance scams”.  A Romance Scam generally involves cyber criminals who target victims, gain their confidence, and trick them into sending money. For more information visit the FBI’s website:  FBI [...]

2017-02-15T11:56:37+00:00February 14th, 2017|Blog, Internet, Security|Comments Off on FBI Warns rise of Internet Romance Scams

Massive Cyber Attack | DDoS DNS Server Attack

Princeton, NJ - October 21, 2016  - Large scale DDoS attack to US DNS Servers HUGE CYBER ATTACK ON U.S. DNS Servers Today there were numerous reports of websites, services, machines, and phone systems working slow, incorrectly, or not at all.   The problem appears to have stemmed from a large-scale DDoS attack.  The October 21 2016 DDoS attack falls [...]

2016-10-21T19:14:49+00:00October 21st, 2016|Computer & Network Support, Internet, Security, Website Services|Comments Off on Massive Cyber Attack | DDoS DNS Server Attack

Ransomware Risk Increasing for Business & Individuals

Princeton, NJ - February 12, 2016  - Ransomware (aka crypto-ransomware or crypto locker) risks and exposure expected to grow. What is Ransomware?  Ransomware is what most people put under the same umbrella as virus.  It’s a piece of software that is installed on your computer which stops you from using your computer.  For businesses this generally spreads throughout the network infecting [...]

2018-07-03T16:05:14+00:00February 12th, 2016|Computer Services, Computer Services, Managed Service Provider, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Risk Increasing for Business & Individuals

Microsoft Ended Support – Windows 8 AND Internet Explorer 8, 9 & 10

Princeton, NJ - January 14, 2016  - Microsoft Windows 8 End of Life Reached. As of Tuesday, 01/12/16 Microsoft will no longer release bug fixes, enhancements or security patches for Windows 8 and IE (Internet Explorer) versions 8, 9, and 10. Microsoft recommends users of those products to advance to the latest version of Windows (Win 10), which includes a new built-in browser [...]

2016-01-27T09:07:24+00:00January 14th, 2016|Computer Services, Internet, Security|0 Comments

National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015

Princeton, NJ - October 20, 2015  - October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! More and more of millions of Americans and businesses are victimized by online hackers.  As technology advances and the internet becomes increasingly "required" for every day life, business and government - the threats become increasingly prominent and dangerous.  In the early years of the internet Enterprise and Government [...]

2016-01-27T09:13:20+00:00October 20th, 2015|Internet, Security|0 Comments

NJ E-ZPass Email Scam – Advisory Notice

The Port Authority of New Jersey and New York is warning E-ZPass users to be aware of an email phishing scam.  The fake E-ZPass violation notice arrives via email and warns customers about a bogus toll violation with a hyperlink to download an invoice.  Do not click on the link! The email contains the official E-ZPass logo and purple color scheme but the message [...]

2016-01-27T09:12:31+00:00August 19th, 2015|Security|0 Comments

Increase in attacks against Cisco IOS devices

Princeton, NJ - August 12, 2015  - Blueclone has received several notifications that Cisco is observing increasingly complex attacks allowing attackers to gain admin access to Cisco IOS devices by installing a malicious ROMMON image.  Once the image is installed and device rebooted, the attacker can manipulate the device behavior to their advantage.  Blueclone encourages network administrators [...]