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Beware Apple Users; Your Devices are No Longer Safe From Ransomware or Data Mining Attacks

A new attack on Apple products has penetrated the basic Apple software protections, affected MacOS environments, and is rapidly gaining attention as a viable virus attack on your phones, tablets, and computers.   Apple users should be concerned as EvilQuest ransomware is a type of TheifQuest.  By definition, ThiefQuest is a malicious ransomware attack that steals… read more

MacOS Ransomware And How To Beat It

Recently, a new attack on Apple products has affected the MacOS environments. This attack is called EvilQuest (TheifQuest). How it works is; when executed, it replicates itself by modifying other computer programs and inserting its own code. This truly makes EvilQuest a real macOS virus. It will encrypt all your data in any of your… read more

WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

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Hacking has become an extremely profitable criminal enterprise, and Managed Service Provider’s (MSP’s) are the ideal target. A new article published on msspalert.com by Alexandre Cagnoni addresses the increased rate of cyber-attacks against MSP’s, and urges businesses to utilize Multi-Factor Authentication. In his article, Cagnoni makes note of two key factors that are making MSP’s… read more

WARNING: Critical Vulnerabilities Identified in Windows OS

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In a new report released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), organizations were urged to install critical systems patches recently released by Microsoft. Three key vulnerabilities have been identified that could allow attackers to decrypt, modify or inject new data on user connections. A spoofing vulnerability in Windows CryptoAPI (Crypt32.dll) A remote code… read more

What Is The Dark Web?

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The dark web is the ultimate marketplace for cybercriminals. The dark web is encrypted online content that cannot be accessed using conventional search engines, such as Google. It is completely hidden from public view and can only be accessed using special software. It should not be confused with the deep web. While the two terms… read more

PacStates Reno Rodeo Denim Drive

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Help us Help the Kids! PacStates is partnering with the Reno Rodeo Foundation to make a difference in the lives of abused, neglected and abandoned children. From now until December 31st, we will be serving as a collection center for you to donate new children’s clothing. If you can’t donate an article of clothing, you… read more

PacStates Featured in the Reno Gazette Journal

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By: Dave Archer, Dec. 2, 2019 Dave Archer president/CEO of NCE recently wrote an article featuring PacStates in the Reno Gazette journal. “In this Article Dave writes Northern “Nevada is one of the premier locations in the United States for business and the development of new services and technologies. In the digital age, connectivity is… read more

NCET Tech Wednesday At PacStates – December 11

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PacStates is excited to be hosting NCET Tech Wednesday! Here is a preview of some of the topics that will be discussed at the event. Cybersecurity / Ransomware: Are You Safe? Many cyber security threats are now automated, AI-driven operations, programed to seek out any security weakness they can exploit. This means that you are… read more

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