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Predictions for Ransomware in 2020

2020 is almost upon us, and with the new year will come new trends in ransomware. By understanding the tech dangers that could soon arise, you’ll stay protected against even the most malicious of hackers. Ransomware is a type of harmful software used to hijack victims’ data. The hacker forces the victim to pay a ransom to regain access to the data, oftentimes [...]

By |2020-01-06T08:51:12-05:00December 21st, 2019|Ransomware|Comments Off on Predictions for Ransomware in 2020

WordPress Docker Swarm docker-nginx-proxy redirects to install

Today I found myself restarting a docker stack, which is running Nginx Proxy on a HA stack running (3) Linux VM's.  After restarting the stack, I noticed that one of my WordPress installs wanted to keep redirecting to the install.php file for WordPress. Typically, you would think this is a wp-config.php or .htaccess file problem, but after digging around for a little bit, [...]

By |2019-12-12T17:41:27-05:00December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WordPress Docker Swarm docker-nginx-proxy redirects to install

Top 5 Benefits of Managed IT Services

Outsourcing your IT with a managed services company in Orlando should not be a guessing game. Below are some of our top reasons, why you should consider having Skysoft provide you with dependable Managed IT Services for your business – this is only our little list. #1: OPERATIONAL EXPENSES AND CONTROLLING IT COSTS Outsourcing your IT services requires only a small initial investment, [...]

By |2019-12-09T16:04:20-05:00December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 5 Benefits of Managed IT Services

Zero-Day Vulnerability found in Google Chrome

Dangerous Zero-Day Vulnerability found in Google Chrome Hello, Are you a Google Chrome browser user? Be alert! Earlier today, a DANGEROUS Zero-Day Vulnerability was found in Google Chrome. Google Chrome’s Desktop Engineering and Security Lead, John Schuh tweeted : “Also, seriously, update your Chrome installs... like right this minute.” If you’re using Google Chrome on Windows, Mac or Linux please [...]

By |2019-12-12T12:00:59-05:00March 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Zero-Day Vulnerability found in Google Chrome

SpaceMining.io the people behind the “cloudy” cloud

I ran across this "Cloud Mining" concept while researching mining protocols.   Seemed promising as they are even paying for Google Ads to promote their site. Heck, they're offering 100GH/s FREE! 10 days ROI and instant withdrawal.Must be raining BTC over there, well, maybe not.  The site claims they have over 211K members!  Wow i said to myself, this must be the way to go, [...]

By |2019-05-15T12:39:53-04:00January 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on SpaceMining.io the people behind the “cloudy” cloud

Interledger Protocol Ripple XRP and BigchainDB

In my previous post about Missing LTC coins after a transfer from a HitBTC (LTC) wallet to a HitBTC (BTC) wallet, I discussed the Interledger Protocol as a technology which should be adopted in order to prevent this type of "ghost" transfer.  I actually think that HitBTC will be able to recover the missing LTC, in their forums they mention that it "could" be [...]

By |2018-01-24T18:54:32-05:00January 24th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Interledger Protocol Ripple XRP and BigchainDB

My lost LiteCoin (LTC) and why we need ILP

Its very easy these days to transfer cryptocurrency to accounts which will accept the payment, but you will never see the funds.  That's right, they just go poof!  It happened to me last week, it was a very small amount as I was just testing a theory, but indeed, I lost the coins even though I can see the transaction in the block chain.  [...]

By |2018-01-24T11:19:59-05:00January 24th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on My lost LiteCoin (LTC) and why we need ILP

Data Loss in a Natural Disaster – Hello Irma

With the rash of cyber attacks that have occurred in 2017, more than ever businesses are walling off their servers and taking the proper precautions against nefarious hackers. Unfortunately, cyber attacks aren’t the only danger to your business. Natural disasters, like Hurricane Harvey which put half of Houston underwater, can also wreak havoc on people’s lives as well as the health of your business. [...]

By |2017-09-07T17:06:43-04:00September 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Data Loss in a Natural Disaster – Hello Irma

GPS Spoofing and Navy Ships

As a pilot of both aircraft and cars, GPS technology has become a vital part of my everyday life, whether I realize it or not. We naturally use our smartphones like treasure maps, leading us to our destinations in unknown places. Unfortunately, there are many instances of people trusting their digital treasure map to the point of mortal danger. Regrettably, there are a shocking [...]

By |2017-08-25T11:26:07-04:00August 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on GPS Spoofing and Navy Ships