Network & Security

Information Security

2016-11-10 15:40

A password manager tool is software that helps users encrypt, store, and manage passwords.  It enables users to create and maintain unique passwords for websites and other systems without having to memorize or write them down.  Password managers can also help you generate strong passwords that have as much complexity and length as you desire. 

2013-05-01 13:23

 

With tax season or tax refund season in full swing it is almost a guarantee that you will see an increase in tax related spam and scams.  First, remember the IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through email.  So any email purporting to be from the IRS regarding specific taxpayer information is a scam.

2013-04-11 16:56

It appears that one of the most recent patches released by Microsoft (KB2823324) causes a problem on computers running windows Vista, 7,  and Server 2008 running Kaspersky antivirus.

2012-12-20 13:07

We have received reports of users visiting the omaha world hearld site, www.omaha.com and getting viruses downloaded to their computers.  At this time, it appears that kaspersky A/V is successfully blocking these viruses, though we are cautioning everyone to avoid the site at this time.

2012-10-03 13:14

Several people have reported receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft wanting to help troubleshoot a problem on their computers.  The caller attempts to install "helper" software that will solve the issue, and even offers to remote into the computer to provide support.