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Security Alert: Intel CPU Meltdown Bug

CCEX Security Alert: Intel CPU Meltdown Bug Security researchers recently discovered vulnerabilities in Intel and some ARM-based processors.  These vulnerabilities allow rogue or malicious applications to access sensitive data stored in kernel memory.  This data may include passwords, credit card numbers, and other personally identifiable information(PII).  The vulnerability is in

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CCEX Alert: Ransomware outbreak – “WannaCry”

“WannaCry” attack hits 74 countries Hundreds of thousands of ransomware attacks are targeting organizations around the world on Friday. Infected computer files are encrypted and a ransom payment is required to decrypt the files. The infection is spreading through a Microsoft vulnerability called “EternalBlue”.  Microsoft released a patch in March,

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CCEX Alert: New Office 365 Phishing Scam

Please, be advised that a new Office 365 phishing scam is currently circulating on the internet.  This scam presents the user with a fake link that requires the user to enter their username and password.  Once entered, hackers are able to gain control of the email account.  If you receive

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Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft has announced a “Free” upgrade to Windows 10.  This opportunity is only available for another month and expires on July 29, 2016.  After that date the cost of the software update will be $199 per license. Windows 10 has been available since July 29th, 2015.  Many Software Applications are

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding E-Mail

What is E-Mail Spoofing? Answer: Email spoofing refers to email that appears to have originated from one source when it was actually sent from another source. Individuals, who are sending “junk” email or “SPAM”, typically want the email to appear to be from an email address other than their own

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