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North Carolina held for ransom and Agent Tesla becomes stealthy

North Carolina water utility shut down by ransomware
Hurricane Michael, Florence, and now this. It seems North Carolina just can’t catch a break as one of its major water utilities went offline following a ransomware attack. The Onslow Water and Sewer…

Crosslin Technologies saves time with Managed Workplace | Avast Business

The Company
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Crosslin Technologies is a fast-growing managed services provider (MSP) that has been serving a wide range of small and medium businesses since 2014. Director of Information Technology Steve Moore sh…

Google+ ending and CA is no state for weak passwords | Avast

Google+ to go offline after security breach discovered
Following an exposé by WSJ that revealed Google had kept a huge bug in their Google+ social network under wraps, the search giant has decided to shut it down by late 2019. The bug might have enabl…