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Matt Stuart featured on WDBJ7 cyber security report

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player NRC’s Matt Stuart was recently interviewed for a feature on Ronaoke’s WDBJ7 about cyber-security and how you can protect yourself this Cyber Monday. Matt discussed some of the recent trends in security vulnerabilities include cold-calls from scammers falsely claiming to…

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Battling Fake Microsoft Support Scammers

Fake antivirus support is a problem. We know fake “Microsoft representatives” call targeted Windows users to persuade them that their computers are inundated with warnings and errors as shown in the Windows Event Viewer, a legitimate Microsoft application that lists system information. We even watched…

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Tech Support Scammers Target Windows Users and Anti-virus Customers by Phone

Tech support scammers have started targeting Windows users and various antivirus customers according to reports from antivirus vendors Avast and ESET. In order to trick victims into believing that their computers have a problem, scammers commonly leverage the Windows Event Viewer, a legitimate Microsoft application…

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Intuit spam leads to exploit kits / malware

Tax season is here for most of us which means many spammers will try to take advantage of the situation and lead you to tax-related malicious links. Security companies have been seeing a large number of emails purporting to be from Intuit, the company that makes QuickBooks,…

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