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Professional Support for Log4J

By |2021-12-20T17:52:51-05:00December 20th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Notification, Omega Systems|

On Dec. 9, 2021 the Log4J vulnerability (AKA Log4Shell) was identified as being exploited in the wild. The subsequent investigation revealed the exploitation of the vulnerability impacts nearly all of the internet, making this vulnerability rank “SEVERE”. Omega Systems has been working diligently to identify and remediate systems susceptible to the vulnerability known as Log4J.

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This weekend’s FBI Email Hack; Worrisome or Much Ado About Nothing?

By |2021-11-15T17:44:25-05:00November 15th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Notification, Omega Systems|

Over the weekend (Saturday, November 13, 2021), Omega Systems’ SOC specialists investigated a threatening “.gov” email sent to one of our customers. Our customer was just one of among tens of thousands who received the email, warning recipients of an FBI breached cyberattack. 

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If given unlimited attempts could you guess a password?  How are hackers able to do this with no lockout?

By |2021-10-01T17:43:13-04:00October 1st, 2021|Cybersecurity, Notification, Omega Systems|

Let’s be honest, the laundry list of passwords that you likely have both personally and professionally is just a pain. 

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Channel Futures Recognizes Omega Systems as a Best-in-Class MSP Worldwide

By |2021-07-21T14:27:12-04:00July 14th, 2021|Awards, Notification, Omega Systems|

New Exchange vulnerabilities were recently discovered by the National Security Agency.  Omega Systems is taking proactive steps to address these threats.  

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Response to Critical Vulnerabilities Discovered by the NSA

By |2021-05-05T15:00:56-04:00April 15th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Notification, Omega Systems|

New Exchange vulnerabilities were recently discovered by the National Security Agency.  Omega Systems is taking proactive steps to address these threats.  

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Microsoft mitigation could cause domain communication failure.

By |2021-02-04T11:46:02-05:00February 4th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Upgrade, Notification, Omega Systems|

Microsoft mitigation could cause domain communication failure if appropriate action is not taken before Feb 9, 2021.

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Treasury Dept. Warns Businesses Against Paying Ransom

By |2020-10-06T16:44:23-04:00October 6th, 2020|Cybersecurity, Omega Systems|

On Thursday, October 1st the Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC issued a public advisory on “Potential Sanctions Risks for Facilitating Ransomware Payments,” in response to the onslaught of COVID-19 themed ransomware attacks.

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