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Archive for September, 2017

Massive Pacemaker Recall Over Hacking Threat

The FDA recently issued a recall order on nearly half a million pacemakers that have serious security flaws. They could allow hackers to take control of them, run their batteries dry or ...

Newly Discovered Vulnerabilities In Bluetooth Could Affect Your Devices

If you haven’t heard of the “BlueBorne” attack vector yet, you probably will in the months ahead It’s perhaps one of the most invasive, pervasive attack vectors in the history of the ...

HIPAA Compliance, Enforcement Top Priority For New Agency Head

Roger Severino is a man on a mission. If you’re not familiar with the name, and your company has to comply with HIPAA regulations, then you’ll probably be hearing a lot about ...

Google Has Found A Way To Increase Internet Speed

Google has taken up the task of making the internet faster, not by installing thousands of miles of fiber optic cable, but rather, with math. The big brains in Google’s engineering department ...

Hackers May Have Gained Instagram Users’ Info Through Mobile Bug

A group of hackers recently bragged about having obtained the personal details of some six million Instagram users, including a number of A-list celebrities that include the likes of Adele, David Beckham ...

Pardon me, I think your iPhone is LEAKING your password!

If you have an Exchange, Hosted Exchange or 365 email account, then you probably are! Are you using your iPhone to check your email? How about an iPad? How about your Mac laptop? If your work email is on an ...

New Android App Allows Anyone To Create Ransomware

There’s a new Android app to be aware of. This one allows anyone, even without any technical skills, to create ransomware, in a matter of minutes. It’s a menu-driven system that automates ...

Extensions In Popular Web Browsers Found To Have Vulnerabilities

Security researchers in Europe have discovered a pair of flaws that relate to modern web browsers’ extension system. Exploiting these flaws would allow a patient and determined hacker to determine with absolute ...

Microsoft May Stop Forcing Windows Updates In Upcoming Windows 10 Release

Microsoft has been under fire for forcing its legion of Windows 10 users to automatically receive security updates for the OS. The level of outcry against it has been loud and constant, ...

Equifax Gets Breached – Almost 150 Million People Could Be Affected

You’re probably familiar with Equifax. As one of the three major US credit bureaus, the company exerts an outsized influence on millions of lives, because their record of your credit score plays ...

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Since 1999, Rx-IT has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in Washington DC, NOVA and Suburban MD. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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