Personal information and credit card hackers have done it again. If you and your company weren’t familiar with the “Backoff” malware situation, you might want to get educated now. “Backoff” malware is a type of point-of-sale (POS) malware infection that is designed to steal online banking credentials undetected. The malware searches for leftover credit card… Read more »
Google has set into motion a game changing move in the world of the Operating System (OS). In a way to let the powers of Google Chrome OS and Android mobile-OS combine, Hiroshi Lockheimer will now be overseeing the engineering teams for both. Lockheimer will not have a hand in the Chrome browser, Chromebook or… Read more »
IBM has just announced that it has sold its semiconductor business to GlobalFoundries for $1.5Bill. GlobalFoundries was created in 2008, through a partnership with Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) and AMD. Though the microelectronics manufacturing is not a huge slice of the overall IBM pie, it is directly involved in its semiconductor research with its… Read more »
Samsung Electronics is looking to change the way we use Wi-Fi in a big way. Samsung recently announced that its been developing a new 60GHz Wi-Fi technology that increases data transmission speeds fivefold. Currently the maximum speed with existing consumer electronic devices is 866Mbps or 108MB per second. But with Samsung’s 802.11ad standard 60GHz Wi-Fi… Read more »
After the reports came out that Microsoft was releasing their new operating system (OS) under the name Windows 10, the biggest concern by the internet populous and Windows users everywhere was, what happened to Windows 9? Obviously 7 ate 9 (not really). The real reason why Microsoft went with the moniker of Windows 10 was… Read more »
A Kickstarter for the new streaming internet and media dongle, Matchstick, has been started this week. Matchstick will be the first WiFi HDMI-streaming stick that uses the Mozilla Firefox OS. This device is similar in design to Google’s Chromecast. Taking jabs at the Chromecast, the creators of the Matchstick say that the versatility of… Read more »
In today’s internet society, whether you’re a big conglomerate or a small business, your business’s information should be kept safely and is of the utmost importance. If a client cannot view your company as somewhere where their personal information should be considered safe, then you will have an image problem, and that can hurt business…. Read more »
Pat joined us last year today as the VP of Technology Sales. He has been a great asset to our organization and we love having him as part of the team. Happy anniversary Pat!
Ryan Gnann’s birthday is on Sunday and mine is tomorrow. It is very fitting that two of CyberTrails best would have back to back birthdays 😉 Happy Birthday Ryan and Happy Birthday to me!
Microsoft Corp rushed to create the fix after learning of the bug in the operating system over the weekend when cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc warned that a sophisticated group of hackers had exploited the bug to launch attacks in a campaign dubbed “Operation Clandestine Fox. Microsoft on Wednesday initially said it would not provide the… Read more »