Yahoo said on Wednesday it had discovered a new data breach that occurred in August 2013 and involved data associated with more than one billion user accounts, double the number affected in a different breach disclosed in September. Yahoo said the stolen user account information may have included names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, […] The post Yahoo hack appeared first o...
Beware of Toner Pirates!
We’ve all been on the lookout for scams involving our personal information, banking information and credit cards, but are you using that same vigilance when it comes to your business life? Recently we’ve seen an increase in the number of Toner Scams in our area. These scammers (often called toner pirates) call and pretend to […] The post Beware of Toner Pirates! appeared first on Bennett Office Te...
Viruses on the rise
Cyber Security month has expired with the turn of the calendar but please stay vigilant. There have been several reports from our security vendors that emailed viruses are on the rise. We have seen an increase in viruses in our area as well. Below is a report from one of our spam filters, you can see […] The post Viruses on the rise appeared first on Bennett Office Technologies | Willmar, MN.
Phishing- Tips to protect yourself
Now, more than ever, people are sharing personal information about themselves online. Technology allows us to connect with others, bank and shop, even monitor your house or car online. With these conveniences also comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams. Every time we connect to the Internet, we are forced to make […] The post Phishing- Tips to protect yourself appeared first ...
HP recalls over 100,000 batteries- Here’s How to Check Yours
This month HP announced that they are issuing a recall on batteries that will overheat and could cause a fire hazard. With the well published battery issues with the Samsung mobile phones it is important that this issue be addressed. If you have a device that is affected it is recommended that you remove the […] The post HP recalls over 100,000 batteries- Here’s How to Check Yours appeared first ...