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Keeping safe online during this holiday shopping season

Millions of Americans have already begun shopping for the holiday season at online retail shops large and small. Also online are scores of bad actors and theives looking to exploit shoppers by stealing their payment information and even identities. It is estimated that a total of $1.3 billion was lost to online scams and the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center Continue Reading...
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MacOS High Sierra flaw allows anyone to log into root account with blank password

As far as personal computer vulnerbilities go, this is probably high on the list in terms of severity. On Monday, a Turkish software developer by the name of Lemi Orhan Ergin publicly posted of what he called “huge security issue” on Twitter (it should be noted there were conversations about this flaw on Apple’s own developer support forum several weeks Continue Reading...
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Growing your business with Meganet

Some service providers specialize in big business. Others actively provide service eclusively to small business. But here at Meganet, we pride ourselves in offering services to all size businesses, so that when your small business grows, we’ll be by your side along the way. By offering a wide range of services, you eliminate the need to work with several different Continue Reading...
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What is Internet of Things (IoT)?

You may have come across the acronym IoT at some point or another on your internet travels, but have you stopped for a moment to understand what it actually means? It’s rather easily explained, actually. As noted in this post’s title, IoT stands for Internet of Things. See, the internet has grown from simply having computers connected to a network Continue Reading...
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Wi-Fi privacy at risk with WPA2 ‘KRACK’ vulnerability

If you have been following the news this week, you may have seen mention of the ‘KRACK’ vulnerability that has come to light. In short, KRACK can allow attackers to intercept a good portion of what you’re doing online over Wi-Fi, even if your wireless network is protected using the WPA and WPA2 protocols (which are perhaps the most common). Continue Reading...
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Bringing your business to the fast lane

Take a moment to think about how much your business relies on its internet connection. Odds are, it probably does rather singificantly. Now ask yourself, “is my internet connection as fast as it should be?” Many may flat-out say no. Particularly those utilizing DSL connections running over the telephone lines. But faster options (much faster) could readily be available with Continue Reading...
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The internet safety checklist: are you in compliance?

The internet, much like the real world, is a big place filled with interesting things. There’s much to see, much to learn, and much to do. It can connect you with people on the other side of the globe or help you launch a business. And like the real world, you must learn to keep yourself safe, because cyber crime Continue Reading...
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Equifax data breach: yet another reminder that businesses must put IT security at the forefront of their minds

Last week, news broke that credit bureau Equifax experienced a monumental data breach. The Federal Trade Commission reports that 143 million American consumers had extremely sensitive personal information leaked – the likes of social security numbers, addresses, driver’s license numbers, phone numbers, and even credit card numbers. For consumers affected, it’s yet another hassle. For Equifax, it’s a nightmare of Continue Reading...
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What is Office 365?

Perhaps by now, you’ve heard some chatter about Microsoft’s Office 365 product. Its increasing popularity probably has you asking, “what is it?” In short, Office 365 is Microsoft’s all-in-one productivity suite. The subscription-based service offers users access to email, collaboration tools, file storage, and yes, the software bundle we all know and love that includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Continue Reading...
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Reducing your exposure to malware online

There’s a good chance that at some point or another you’ve dealth with malware online. From basic spam redirects to much more elaborate ransomware schemes, there’s no shortage of infections your computer can get out there on the web. So how do you reduce your potential exposure to these infections? Certainly, there are a few steps you can take. And Continue Reading...
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