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  • What to know, and more importantly do, about Meltdown and Spectre.

    What you need to know. Researchers recently discovered how to exploit two design flaws in the processors used in most modern computers—Windows, Mac, and Linux machines, as well as many Android and iOS devices. This hardware flaw is present on Intel, AMD, and ARM processors manufactured over the past 10+ years, meaning that every computer […]

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  • Beware of Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

    Why are there horrible people in this world? We don’t know. What we do know is that they’re out there: People so malicious and amoral that they would use a devastating hurricane, and the kind intentions of others, to score a quick buck for themselves. Andrew, Katrina, Matthew: Every time a hurricane hits a city, […]

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  • What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity Insurance

    Cybersecurity insurance policies are a fast-growing trend in the insurance market. Experts predict $5 billion in premiums will be collected by 2020. Why? Organizations buy cybersecurity insurance so in the likely event they’re affected by a data breach or ransomware attack, they can file a claim and get help to recover costs and remediate the […]

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  • Update: New Wave of WannaCry Ransomware Spreads to 150 Countries

    Today, Monday, the 15th, the ransomware “WannaCry”spread to 150 countries worldwide. The attack reached Asia as thousands of employees logged in to their computers at work. The malware immobilized computers across multiple industries including logistics, government, finance and healthcare. Fed Ex Corporation in the US was among one of those hit. Many companies are still trying to […]

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  • New Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Security Risk

    Intel announced a new, critical vulnerability this week that affects nearly all business desktops and laptops that have an Intel processor capable of running Active Management Technology (AMT) or Small Business Advantage Technology. The vulnerability allows someone to bypass authentication in Intel’s remote management hardware to take over your PC. Dynamic Quest will be assisting […]

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