February 2024 News and Updates

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We're Moving Cyber Tech Cafe will be moving our office to 319 North Tennessee Street, Cartersville GA on 15 March 2024. Our mailing address will remain the same. Urgent Update from Fortinet - Fortinet disclosed on 8 February 2024 a significant vulnerability in basically their entire firewall product line. The vulnerability can allow an attacker with access to the VPN interface on the affected device the ability to run code on the device. According to reports, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild. If you are a MyIT Client, you should have received an email on Tuesday with details on the vulnerability and, in most cases, your firewall has already been updated. If you are not a MyIT Client, we would recommend installing the update immediately if at…
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January 2024 News and Updates

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Election Year Antics - In the US, this year is an election year and it's safe to assume that criminals will leverage election related topics in their pretexting for attacks (phishing, vishing, smishing, all of the ishings), so be sure to consider that when planning your security awareness training. Updates Microsoft has hit the ground running with the January 2024 Patch Tuesday, releasing updates to patch 49 flaws including 12 remote code execution and two, one is a Windows Kerberos Security Feature Bypass and the other a Hyper-V RCE, are rated critical. Microsoft releases regular updates the second Tuesday of each month, often referred to as ‘Patch Tuesday’. These updates are categorized as Low, Moderate, Important or Critical. Details on the categories are available here. The updates can include any…
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Happy New Year from Cyber Tech Cafe

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Cyber Tech Cafe will close on Friday, 29 December 2023 through Monday, 1 January 2024 to celebrate the New Year holiday with family, friends and loved ones. We will re-open on Tuesday, 2 January 2024 at 9:00am and will respond to all non-emergency support requests in the order that they were received. If you need emergency technical support during the holiday, our emergency on-call technicians will be available. You can page the emergency on-call technician by including the word ’emergency’ in the subject of your email request or using the emergency support telephone option. Please note the holiday rate will apply. From all of us here at Cyber Tech Cafe, we wish you and yours a Happy New Year. Nathan and Kristy Underwood
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December 2023 News & Updates

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End of Life for Windows Server 2012 - October was the last month of updates, including bug fixes, security updates, etc., for Microsoft Windows Server 2012. If you still have Windows Server 2012 installed in your environment, Microsoft strongly recommends making plans to decommission it as soon as possible. Changes to the MyIT Program - We are in the process of making some changes to the MyIT Program that we're pretty excited about. The biggest and most visible change for most MyIT Customers will likely be related to communications. There will be some changes to the monthly report as well as some reminders about systems that may need extra attention. More on this to come but we're excited about the opportunity to provide more value to our MyIT Customers! 2023…
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Merry Christmas from Cyber Tech Cafe

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Cyber Tech Cafe will be closed from Friday, 22 December 2023 until Tuesday, 26 December 2023 to celebrate Christmas and the New Year and to enjoy time with family, friends and loved ones. Any non-emergency support requests will be responded to in the order that they were received on Tuesday, 26 December 2023. If you need emergency technical support during the holiday, our emergency on-call technicians will be available. You can page the emergency on-call technician by including the word ’emergency’ in the subject of your email request or using the emergency support telephone option. Please note the holiday rate will apply. From all of us here at Cyber Tech Cafe, we wish you and  yours a very Merry Christmas! Nathan and Kristy Underwood
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November 2023 News and Updates

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End of Life for Windows Server 2012 - October was the last month of updates, including bug fixes, security updates, etc., for Microsoft Windows Server 2012. If you still have Windows Server 2012 installed in your environment, Microsoft strongly recommends making plans to decommission it as soon as possible. Changes to the MyIT Program - We are in the process of making some changes to the MyIT Program that we're pretty excited about. The biggest and most visible change for most MyIT Customers will likely be related to communications. There will be some changes to the monthly report as well as some reminders about systems that may need extra attention. More on this to come but we're excited about the opportunity to provide more value to our MyIT Customers! 2023…
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Happy Thanksgiving from Cyber Tech Cafe

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Cyber Tech Cafe would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We will be closed on Thursday, 23 November 2023 and Friday, 24 November 2023 to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with family, friends and loved ones. Any non-emergency support requests will be responded to on a first come, first served basis on Monday, 27 November 2023. Emergency support is available for our commercial and MyIT customer by choosing the emergency support option when via phone or by including the word "Emergency" in the subject. Please note the holiday rate will apply. From all of us here at Cyber Tech Cafe, we wish you and  yours a Happy Thanksgiving! Nathan and Kristy Underwood
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October 2023 News & Updates

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End of Life for Windows Server 2012 - This will be the last month of updates, including bug fixes, security updates, etc., for Microsoft Windows Server 2012. If you still have Windows Server 2012 installed in your environment, Microsoft strongly recommends making plans to decommission it as soon as possible. Changes to the MyIT Program - We are in the process of making some changes to the MyIT Program that we're pretty excited about. The biggest and most visible change for most MyIT Customers will likely be related to communications. There will be some changes to the monthly report as well as some reminders about systems that may need extra attention. More on this to come but we're excited about the opportunity to provide more value to our MyIT Customers!…
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Quickbooks Update Scam

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We often get emails forwarded from customers (and soon to be customers :) ) that they get from scammers and suspected scammers and I often wonder just how many folks actually fall for the scam. We got one today that is a perfect example of what to look for if you suspect you're looking at a scam email and, at the same time, how to put together a really bad phishing email. So, starting at the top, the domain name intuitquickbookssupports.com. A quick search at CentralOps confirms that this domain name was just registered in January of this year and that it's registered at GoDaddy. Looking up intuit.com on the same site confirms that that's not where Intuit registers their domain names. Moving on down to the grammar of the…
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Closed Monday, 4 September 2023 for Labor Day

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We will be closed on Monday, 4 September 2023 to enjoy the Labor Day holiday with friends, family and loved ones and will reopen during normal business hours on Tuesday, 5 September 2023.  Emergency support will be available for our commercial and MyIT clients.  If you need emergency support on Monday, simply include the word 'emergency' in the subject of your email to help@ctc.co or by noting it in your voicemail at 770.386.8900.
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