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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. 

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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Major Healthcare System Hit With Potentially The Largest Cyberattack in U.S. History

By |2020-09-30T13:54:06-04:00September 29th, 2020|Cybersecurity, Omega Systems|

Many key news outlets reported a major hospital system,  Universal Health Services Inc. (based in King of Prussia, PA), was hit with a major ransomware cyberattack over the past weekend. 

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