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You can now ask Google to remove links about you

Did you ever find something about you on Google and you wanted to have it erased?  After an EU ruling on the “right to be forgotten” Google will now have to remove anything you don’t want showing up on Google. “If there’s something online you don’t want people to see, you can now ask Google […]

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Microsoft goes public with browser development plans

Do you use Internet Explorer (IE) web browser?  Did you know that Microsoft recently launched a website to help put IE on the same level with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome?  The site will help provide information on Web technologies that will be supported by the browser. “Aiming to provide more transparency in how it […]

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Change Your Passwords, Ebay was hacked

Do you buy items on Ebay?  Last Thursday, hackers made their way into Ebay accounts and got user information.  Security is a number one concern and should only be kept private.  If you use this site, Cohen Electronics urges you to change your password immediately. “Ebay’s 128 million active users will find a rude surprise […]

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Combating Malware

Are you using the right Anti-Virus (AV) to help keep your technology protected?  Combating malware is extremely important in order for your computers to maintain being healthy. “Organizations that use classic signature based anti-virus (AV) software on their networks as their sole protection against infection ought to know that combating malware today requires far more […]

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What Data Should Small Business Back Up?

If you own a small business, do you know which files you should back up and why?  Research states that approximately 15,000 hard drives fail every day and companies suffer data loss and don’t have back up drives in place to keep their data secured. “Most SMBs know that they need to backup their data. […]

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Windows 8.1 users: Download latest version by June 10 to continue getting patches

Did you update to the latest version  of Windows 8.1 software?  Microsoft is giving all users in till June 10 to update the software.  What happens if I don’t update the software?  You’ll no longer receive the security patches that Microsoft is providing.  Your technology devices will be susceptible to malware and the computers will […]

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Don’t buy XP patches on the Black Market

Have you thought about buying XP patches on the black market?  Stop for one second and please don’t do it.  It’s a lot easier and healthier for your computer to upgrade to the newest version of Windows 8.1 than it is buying patches on the black market.  If you buy the patches on the black […]

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New Zero-Day Vulnerability identified in all versions of Internet Explorer (IE)

On Saturday, Microsoft confirmed that all versions of Internet Explorer (IE) 6  through 11 are affected by the vulnerability attacks.  Please be aware that if you are using IE that your computer systems may become vulnerable and infected. “A new zero-day vulnerability that resides in all versions of Internet Explorer has been spotted in the […]

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Zeus malware found with valid digital certificate

What is a Trojan?  A Trojan is a self replicating type of malware program that contains a malicious code that typically causes loss or theft of data and possible system harm.  There is a serious Trojan called “Zeus Banking” it works with a digital signature, rootkit and a data-stealing malware component.  It can come through […]

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Vipre Not Impacted By Heartbleed Bug

Cohen Electronics, LLC would like to let you know that VIPRE Internet Security and VIPRE Mobile were not impacted by the OpenSSL vulnerability known as heartbleed. What is “heartbleed”? The “heartbleed” vulnerability has received a lot of media attention over the last week. It is a serious security vulnerability that was recently discovered in software used to […]

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