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Not Even Police Can Avoid Ransomware – Back Up Regularly!

How’s your network security? Is it on par with police departments, which, you’d have to imagine, have fairly robust security? If so, you’re still not safe. Recently, police in Cockrell Hill, Texas, ...

More HP Laptop Batteries Are Being Recalled

Is your laptop a fire hazard? If it’s using an HP battery, it may be. Recently, HP began receiving reports of batteries overheating, and in at least one case, in Canada, a ...

Update Your Mac To Fix GarageBand And Logic Security Issues

If you’re a Mac user who uses GarageBand or Logic Pro, you’re going to want to update both of those programs with Apple’s latest patches. According to the company, they discovered critical ...

Stolen USB Drive Gets Insurance Company $2.2 Million HIPAA Fine

The Department of Health and Human Services is off to a busy start in 2017, having just levied their second hefty fine for HIPAA violations. In this instance, the company in question ...

Some Browsers Are Providing Autofill Information To Websites Through Vulnerability

It seems like every week that passes, we become aware of some new threat to security online. In fact, it’s gotten so bad that a slowly increasing number of Americans are simply ...

Email PDF Attachment Might Be Gmail Phishing Scam

There’s a new phishing scam making the rounds, made noteworthy by the fact that it is especially convincing. What makes it so convincing is the lengths the hackers go to in order ...

Data Breaches On The Rise – Customers Are Blaming Breached Companies

The year of 2016 saw more high-profile data breaches than at any time in the history of the internet. 2017 stands to break the record. With data breaches on the rise, the ...

2G Network Completely Shut Down By AT&T

If you’re somewhat slow to adopt cutting edge technology, you may well still be using a phone that’s on an old 2G Network. If that’s the case, you should know that AT&T ...

Samsung Cameras Latest To Get Hit By IoT Security Issues

Another day, another type of smart device proven vulnerable to hacking. In this case, the latest IoT (Internet of Things) devices to fall victim are Samsung SmartCam cameras. These cloud-enabled security devices, ...

Malware Called Fruitfly Found On Macs And Linux Computers

Security researchers have recently discovered an odd strain of malware they’ve dubbed “Fruitfly,” which has been specifically targeted at biotech companies. It would be a mistake to call this a new strain, ...

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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.