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Hanson Headlines - The Cyber Security Hits Keep Coming
For the July edition of Hanson Headlines for 2017, we continue to study cyber security and the alarming trend of ransomware attacks across the globe; we look at a few recent ransomware attacks here in the United States as well as across the world; and we also take a moment to ponder the future in this month's "Off Topic" segment from TEDx. | Read More »

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Driver Updater Emails
In this brief blog update, we look into exactly what drivers are, why you shouldn't necessarily always update them, and the veracity of Driver Updater emails. | Read More »

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The IT Security Interview, with Chris Ratcliffe
As the dust settles on the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, people will point fingers and excuses will be made, but an organization’s security comes down to whether or not it is compliant with best practices laid out by IT security professionals around the world. So to learn more about what "best practices" really are and what businesses can do, we spoke with Hanson Information Systems Systems Administrator Chris Ratcliffe. | Read More »

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Hanson Customer Announcement - Virus Threat
A new variant of computer virus has recently been detected. The virus is called CryptoLocker and the infection comes in via an email attachment. When executed, a countdown timer begins demanding a payment with the warning that if not paid, all files will be encrypted and rendered useless without the decryption key possessed by the attacker. The only solution... | Read More »

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