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Android Devices Using Qualcomm Chips Can Be Hacked

Do you have an Android device?  Is it built around a Qualcomm chipset? If so, be advised that you may be at risk. According to a report recently published by security firm ...

Public Chargers Can Expose Your Device To Hacking And Malware

On paper, it seems like a lovely idea to use a public charger. Airports, hotels, and other high traffic areas have begun to increasingly offer public USB power charging stations to give ...

Hackers Are Imitating Government Agencies To Spread Malware

Researchers at Proofpoint have found evidence of a new threat actor who has been sending out convincing looking emails. They are claiming to come from several government agencies. These include the Italian ...

Another WhatsApp Vulnerability Has Been Found

WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform in the world. Unfortunately, that means it's got a giant bullseye on it where hackers are concerned. In recent months, the company has faced no ...

Windows Bug Found To Cause Slow Startup

  Microsoft recently published an important new support document relating to several Windows versions.     The document reads, in part, as follows: "After you configure a Windows-based computer to use ...

Fake Voicemail Messages Tricking People Into Opening Malicious Content

Office 365 has been the target of an increasing number of ongoing phishing scams. The latest scam involves using fake voicemail messages to convince targets that they need to log in to ...

Racoon Stealer Malware Is New One To Watch For

There is a new form of malware that you and your staff need to be aware of. That's because it's gaining in popularity among cyber criminals around the world.  Known as 'Racoon ...

Popular Web Domain Registrar Hit With Data Breach

Do you have web domains registered with Web.com, Network Solutions or Register.com? If so, at least some of your data may have been compromised. Web.com recently reported that they and their two ...

Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

Has it been more than a month since you upgraded your Android OS? If so, you should make upgrading a priority. Just over a month ago, Google patched a critical flaw in ...

Google Chrome Users Should Update Immediately

If you're using Google's Chrome browser to read this article, be advised that the company has announced the presence of a pair of major, Zero-Day vulnerabilities that put you at immediate risk. Not ...

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Since 2001, TruAdvantage, an award-winning IT and Cybersecurity consulting 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.