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5 Ways to Avoid a Phishing Attack

Here at New River Computing, we like to share interesting infographics as we come across them. Our main goal is to try and disseminate intricate IT related information quickly and clearly, to as many users as possible. This particular one deals with Phishing Attacks. We…

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Craigslist Resume Scam Spreads Trojan Virus

Reports of “Craigslist résumé” viruses have skyrocketed in recent months. Some of our clients here at New River Computing have unfortunately fallen victim to this recent outbreak. Thankfully, we’ve been successful at cleaning up the aftermath, but often the remediation process is long and arduous…

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Tax season sees increase in phishing email

With tax season in full-swing, the not-so-nice spammers of the world seem to have upped their phishing efforts with accounting and financial based email scams that attempt to gain information from unsuspecting victims. As of the past month or so, we’ve seen an increase in…

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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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