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Consumer Alert: new phishing scam uses fake virus warnings

Our Remote PC Support team is getting reports of a new kind of malware making the rounds on the Internet you need to know about. Find out what the scam looks like, what victims are being told, and how to fix it.
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Russian crime syndicate hacks one billion user credentials

In the past 24 hours many media outlets have reported on how a Russian organized crime syndicate has accumulated over one billion user credentials (usernames, emails, passwords). While this news is still developing, it is not a reason to panic, but it is a great reason to revisit secure computing practices. We've got six tips for you.
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TDS customers targeted by phishing scam

Have you seen it? The email that TDS is expanding your email quota? DELETE it! It’s a scam.
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What you need to know about Chrome 25

If you use Google Chrome, you should know about the important new security updates and controls included in the newest… more...
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Why you need Internet security powered by award-winning F-Secure

If you don’t subscribe to TDS Internet Security or have Internet security software on your pc, you should really give it some thought—and not just because we sell it. Here’s why: The SANS Institute estimates that a new, unprotected computer connected to the Internet will be compromised in less than 3 days.
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Don’t get hooked by a phishing scam

We’re hearing that a few of our customers have received phishing phone calls (otherwise known as voice phishing or “vishing”). Most people know about phishing over email or pop-up message, but not everyone knows about vishing.
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Twitter hacked. Update your passwords.

At the end of last week Twitter announced it had been attacked by hackers and that up to 250,000 accounts… more...
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Java 7 Patch released from Oracle – Here’s what you need to do

Last week a critical security vulnerability was discovered within Oracle’s popular Java 7 Runtime Environment (JRE), affecting Java 7 Update… more...
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Smart Cyber Shopping – no data for deals

Ready. The Cyber Monday hype is in full swing and smart shoppers are compiling data to find the season’s best… more...
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Taxes

5 ways to outsmart online tax scams

It’s tax season. Filing online is quicker, easier, and results in faster returns (if you’re due one). But watch out… more...
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