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July
23
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Goodwill Industries Most Recent Victim of Hackers

The customer credit-card database of the job training and employment placement non-profit organization Goodwill Industries has been breached by hackers, according to an article recently published on the Consumer Affairs website. The article indicates that “fraudulent credit-card purchases” have been tracked to credit card accounts linked to “Goodwill stores in at least 21 different states” but details released from original reports “remain...

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July
18
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Microsoft Says Windows Server 2003 Support Ends Next Year

Technology icon Microsoft Corporation has announced that support of the server operating system (OS), Windows Server 2003, will officially end next year, according to an article recently published on the E Week website. The article indicates that the company will end the support phase of the OS, bringing the deployment of  “security patches and bug fixes” to an end...

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July
17
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Apple, IBM Partner to Develop Enterprise Solutions

Recent  announcements confirm that computer industry giants Apple Computer and IBM have created a partnership to “build new, enterprise-oriented solutions that will tightly integrate iOS devices“, according to a recent article published on the Web Host Industry Review website. The WHIR article indicates that the new partners will work together to create “100 industry-specific enterprise solutions” including...

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July
16
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Researchers Confirm Increase of Malware Hosted in U.S.

Security firm Solutionary reported on Tuesday that “56% of the malware it captured via sensors and other means was hosted in the U.S.“, according to a recent article published on the Network World website. The article indicates that according to the firm’s quarterly “global malware distribution and threat report”  there has been a “12% increase from six months ago”...

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July
15
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Google Creates Project Zero to Make Internet Safer

Internet giant Google has built a “team of security researchers” which will move forward towards the organization’s newest target – “making the Internet safer by reducing the number of people harmed during zero-day attacks“, according to a recent article published on the Hosting News website. The article indicates that this team, named “Project Zero” is a...

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July
11
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Web Hosting Talk Review Says Hostwinds Support is Best!

The Hostwinds Technical Support Team is continually proving to their clients – and to the entire web hosting industry – that they are serious about setting a standard of quality performance, true support and exemplary service. Recently, a wonderful review was written on the prestigious forum “Web Hosting Talk” regarding an interaction between a client and...

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July
11
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Microsoft Changes Course Again: Now Mobile and Cloud Focused

Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella announced on Monday, July 10th that the company is “all about mobile and cloud” and boldly attempted to “change course” and define Microsoft’s new focus, according to a recent article published on the Extreme Tech website. The article states that Nadella’s statement – released in an emailed letter addressed to all Microsoft employees –...

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July
09
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Experts on Iraq Newest Target of Chinese Hackers

A security firm has recently reported that a “sophisticated group of hackers“, suspected to have links to China’s government, have been “breaching” computer systems of Iraq experts soon after the rebellion in the country began to escalate, according to a recent article published on the Reuters website. The article indicates that this same group are those who have “targeted U.S experts...

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July
04
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Security Researchers Expose Brazilian Cybercrime Ring

Researchers at a security firm have released a report which has uncovered a “massive cybercrime ring” located in Brazil, according to a recent article published on the ABC News website. The article indicates that the criminal organization may be responsible for the theft of  “billions of dollars from a widely used online payment system.” The report, released Wednesday...

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July
04
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A Special Message from Hostwinds: Happy Independence Day!

It’s JULY 4th at our headquarter office in Downtown Tulsa…and we are thinking of YOU! Hostwinds would like to wish everyone a very Safe and Happy Independence Day…   Here are three quotes our team would like to share with you on this special day. Take them with you and pass them on: “Those who expect...

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