Infracore Blog

Infracore has been providing enterprise-level IT Support for medium sized businesses in and around San Diego, CA since 2003. Time and experience has helped us develop best practices, workflow procedures and a proactive philosophy toward the management of IT departments for our clients.

ALERT: Meltdown/Spectre Hardware Vulnerability Requires Action

ALERT: Meltdown/Spectre Hardware Vulnerability Requires Action

Just a few months after finding themselves in a firmware fiasco, Intel is making news for all the wrong reasons. This issue had the potential to affect the CPU of a device, causing a severe dip in the performance of the device.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Alert: LastPass Vulnerability Found. Is Any Password Manager Safe?

Alert: LastPass Vulnerability Found. Is Any Password Manager Safe?

Thanks to one of Google’s researchers with the Zero Day Project, it has been discovered that LastPass has a major vulnerability as a result of a major architectural problem. This news comes on the heels of many other flaws the same researcher discovered within LastPass. However, based on what the researcher claims, these vulnerabilities were much less serious than his latest discovery.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Alert: 33.7 Millions Records Released to Public Due to Leak of Massive Marketing Database

Alert: 33.7 Millions Records Released to Public Due to Leak of Massive Marketing Database

In recent news, millions of records containing personal information were made available to the public in a sizable data leak, providing potential scammers with plenty of information to utilize in their schemes. These records were all part of a 53 GB database that was available for purchase from Dun & Bradstreet, a business service firm.

Recent comment in this post
Nomlanga Leach
Marketing database was reveal this year by a hacker that was not good news this was happened many time in this city. Now I made a ... Read More
Saturday, 08 September 2018 13:10
1 Comment
Continue reading

In Case of Emergency, Activate Facebook’s Safety Check

In Case of Emergency, Activate Facebook’s Safety Check

In 2014, Facebook launched Safety Check, a helpful tool allowing users to “check in” that they’re okay during a crisis event, like a natural disaster, mass shooting, etc. Recently, Facebook made a major change to Safety Check by allowing users affected by the crisis to activate the feature. This is yet another example of how social media is changing the way people find out about major events and react to them.

Recent comment in this post
Aquila Molina
Facebook introduce a new safety check for emergency case this was really nice feature that introduce by facebook. I read about thi... Read More
Friday, 17 August 2018 10:25
1 Comment
Continue reading

Alert: Microsoft Outlook Users Be Wary of New Ransomware

Alert: Microsoft Outlook Users Be Wary of New Ransomware

Ransomware is a particularly nasty strain of malware that continues to pop up in unexpected forms. In the case of a new variant of called Cerber, it targets users of Microsoft Outlook using a zero-day vulnerability via phishing messages. To make matters worse, Cerber can also utilize DDoS attacks, which is a major cause for concern.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Alert: Microsoft’s Latest Patches Address 27 Vulnerabilities

Alert: Microsoft’s Latest Patches Address 27 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft recently issued security patches to fix 27 vulnerabilities, many of which are critical in nature. The vulnerabilities are significant and popular titles are affected like Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and the new Edge browser. Microsoft users that ignore these security patches are putting their system at unnecessary risk.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Alert: New Malware Can Download 200 Malicious Apps in a Few Short Hours

Alert: New Malware Can Download 200 Malicious Apps in a Few Short Hours

You don’t often hear about mobile operating systems being vulnerable to security threats (desktop vulnerabilities usually hog the spotlight), but when you do, they’re usually major problems that you need to be aware of. One such threat is called “Hummer,” a trojan that has installed unwanted apps and malware to more than a million phones all over the world.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Alert: 7-Zip Software Can Leave Your System Vulnerable

Alert: 7-Zip Software Can Leave Your System Vulnerable

Software vulnerabilities can cause major issues for individuals and businesses. Cisco’s Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group, which is designed as an organization to “protect consumers from known and emerging threats,” has found such a vulnerability with 7zip.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Recent Comments

Phelan Ratliff Tip of the Week: How to Take a Picture of a Document With Your Android Device and Turn it Into a PDF
11 October 2019
In fra core is the forum where we can get the information through the blogs and in this blog we get ...
Tim Meyers Your Technology’s Batteries, Then and Now
07 October 2019
Tech products don't need just strong batteries. They need good-quality components and good enclosure...
Tim Meyers Unpaid Invoices Were a $825 Billion Problem Last Year
07 October 2019
Regardless of what kind of small business you own, you need to stay on top of your accounting. Faili...
Tim Meyers These 3 Industries are Being Fundamentally Changed by Smart Technology
05 October 2019
While many industries are changed by smart technologies, you will be surprised to see how many still...
Raven Drake Know Your Tech: Safe Mode
05 October 2019
IT is the developing platform and sector of advance industry which is affiliated with the technology...