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T-Mobile Reports Scam Calls Have Increased 116 Percent Since 2020

If you're like most cellphone users,  you absolutely love the automatic call blocking feature that most companies offer as part of their standard service.  A call comes in from a "suspicious" number ...

New Remote Access Trojan Virus Hides In Windows Registry

There's a new malware strain you should make sure your IT staff is aware of.  Called the Dark Watchman, it is a well-designed and highly capable RAT (Remote Access Trojan) paired with ...

Hackers Are Using Big Brand Surveys To Scam Victims

Surveys have long been a playground of hackers and scammers. That's true at any time of the year but it's especially true around the Holidays when such scams seem to attract even ...

New Ransomware Named AvosLocker Uses Multiple Tricks In Attacks

There's a new strain of ransomware to be concerned about in the form of AvosLocker. This is from security firm Sophos who warns that the new strain of human-operated ransomware is one ...

Update Your All In One SEO Plugin For Security Patch

Do you own and operate a WordPress website?  Do you also use the "All in One" SEO plugin? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then be aware that you'll ...

Reasons The Log4j Java Library Security Issue Is Concerning

Haven't heard of Log4j before right now? If not, you're certainly not alone but unfortunately it's something you're likely to hear more about in the weeks ahead. It may wind up being ...

Some Lenovo Laptops Have Admin Level Security Vulnerability

Do you own a Lenovo Yoga or ThinkPad laptop?  If so be advised that a pair of critical security flaws have recently been found that could allow an attacker Admin level access ...

This Android Banking Malware Is Back

We haven't heard much about Anubis in recent months. Anubis is the nasty Android-based banking Trojan that has made headlines on more than one occasion. If history is any guide at all ...

Microsoft Teams Gets End To End Encryption

Two months ago, Microsoft began rolling out support for end-to-end encryption for all Teams calls.  Given the pandemic and the increased demand for Teams and services like it, that was a very ...

AWS Outage Caused Major Headaches For Businesses

If yours is one of the thousands of businesses that rely on Amazon Web Services (AWS for short) then you're already aware that recently there were issues. Even if your business doesn't ...

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Since 2001, TruAdvantage, an award-winning IT and Cybersecurity consulting firm has served over 100 small businesses, medium-sized companies and healthcare practices located in San Jose, San Francisco and the Bay Area and has helped them derive a great return on investment from their technology. Our unique formula of combining fast-response helpdesk support plus proactive IT management plus strategic IT guidance has proven to be the only formula for Bay Area's small to medium businesses to enhance profits, increase staff efficiency and savings, and grow a competitive advantage. Our team of experts offer a range of client-oriented IT support services ranging from consultation to design, support and training. With 24/7 assistance, and the knowledge that we’re skilled, certified and well-connected, you can rest assured that TruAdvantage is your company’s ticket to more streamlined business IT.