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Hack Can Turn Headphones Into Microphone To Listen To You

A group of Israeli security researchers operating out of Ben Gurion University have created a proof-of-concept app (malware) that can weaponize your computer’s speakers, turning them against you. The particulars of their ...

Data Backdoor Found On BLU Mobile Phones

Kryptowire, an American digital security firm, recently made a disturbing discovery about smartphones being sold by Blu Products, a company which makes low-cost phones like the Blu R1 HD, which was recently ...

IRS Looking To Tax BitCoin Users

In 2014, the IRS put BitCoin users on notice. They were informed that they had to report all BitCoin gains on their taxes. The Federal Agency considers them to be property, and ...

Internet On Your Next Flight Might Be Significantly Faster

If you’re a frequent flyer on American Airlines, then you’re probably already aware of one of that company’s biggest drawbacks. Their in-flight Wi-Fi is notoriously slow. The company has been in partnership ...

Have Issues With Iphone 6S Shutting Down? Apple May Replace Battery

Do you own an iPhone 6S? If you do, and it was manufactured in September or October of last year, it might be experiencing problems that cause it to shut down unexpectedly. ...

ATM Skimmers Are Becoming A Huge Problem

Unless your firm is directly connected to the banking industry, you may not be aware of this, but the biggest ATM-related crime that banks have to grapple with is ATM Skimming. It ...

Windtalker Attack May Get Personal Info from Mobile Wifi

There’s a new attack vector to be worried about called “Windtalker.” It allows a hacker to take control of a WiFi hotspot and reverse-engineer keystrokes made by users who are typing via ...

More Malware Threats Ahead For Web Enabled Devices

If recent events are any indication, Botnets are going to be in the news a lot more in coming months. Less than a month ago, a massive army of hacked internet devices ...

FriendFinder Hack Exposes Almost Half A Billion Users

The year of 2016 continues to break new records in terms of massive security breaches. According to LeakedSource, last month, hackers gained access to the FriendFinder Network, which includes the adult dating ...

3rd Party Sign-in with Facebook or Google May Have Security Flaw

If you own your own business, then odds are good that you’ve taken advantage of the “Sign in With Facebook” (or Google) API. It’s fast, it’s convenient and it’s one less thing ...

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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.