Data Breaches

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Documents

Posted date: May 4, 2017

Josh, head of Enhanced Security Solutions at ASK joins Mike in this segment of the Bottom Line IT Show. He discusses the recent WikiLeaks release of the CIA’s cybercrime tools and what this may mean for all of us.  Josh and Mike also get into ...

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Data Breaches Reach All Time High

Posted date: April 24, 2017

Data breaches reached all-time highs in 2016 and they continue to rise each year. While this is alarming, the real story is that the situation is even worse, as most cyber breaches go unreported or under-reported. Listen as Mike and Amy discuss this ...

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Cyber-Attacks Prove the Need for SOC’s

Posted date: March 27, 2017

We know that cyber security rank as the #1 concern for small businesses and more than 80% of CEO’s are aware that the threat of cyber-attacks is continuously going up. What is surprising is that recent research tells us that most CEO’s are naïve ...

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BOTTOM LINE IT NEWSLETTER | Winter 2016

Posted date: February 12, 2016

Hear from the President of ASK, Mike Maddox, check out this quarter’s client spotlight, Par Rehab, learn about pet technology and more in this edition of the Just ASK, Bottom Line IT newsletter. The Bottom Line IT Newsletter from Just ASK Lan ...

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iPhone Malware Attack Strikes Jailbroken Phones

Posted date: October 6, 2015

  Tech Rundown: The iPhone, and Apple operating systems in general, are known for being more secure than their competitors. It has been revealed that malware hackers have stolen more than 225,000 apple accounts from iPhone customers. However, ...

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Software Hack Turns into a PR Nightmare | Bottom Line IT

Posted date: September 23, 2015

Pt. 1 Pt. 2 Part 1: Ashley Madison nightmare goes on. The Ashley Madison saga continues to get uglier and uglier, between the data breach, the public access of the names and the CEO stepping down, things are looking good. The hackers went in, hacked ...

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Dear IRS and Android, Time for Better Data Security | Bottom Line IT

Posted date: September 23, 2015

Data security for the IRS, and you. The IRS had been hacked a couple months ago, causing a potential of more than 330,000 victims who could have sensitive data pulled. Later, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen confirmed that crooks pulled data on at lea ...

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US Cyber Security with China, & More – Bottom Line IT

Posted date: September 21, 2015

On this edition of Tech Talk: President Obama expected to talk to China’s President Xi regarding cyber security. Obama administration is making an effort to stop China’s cyber hacks with a ‘Great Cyber Wall.’  They say that t ...

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Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

Posted date: September 15, 2015

Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information ...

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Blue Cross Data Breach Affects 1.1 Million Customers

Posted date: June 19, 2015

Blue Cross Data Breach Affects 1.1 Million Customers. The attack was similar to earlier hacks perpetrated at insurers Premera and Anthem, with similar methods used.  A fake website was set up to capture information which closely mimicked the domain ...

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