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03
MAY
2017

“Google Docs” phish worm grabs your Google app permissions, contacts

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An e-mail disguised as a Google Docs share is ingenious bit of malicious phishing. A widely reported e-mail purporting to be a request to share a Google Docs document is actually a well-disguised phishing attack. It directs the user to a lookalike site and grants the site access...
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27
MAR
2017

House could vote tomorrow to let ISPs sell your Web browsing history

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The US House of Representatives could vote tomorrow on whether to eliminate privacy rules that would have forced ISPs to get your consent before selling Web browsing history and app usage history to advertisers. The Senate voted to kill the rules on Thursday, so all that’s...
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27
FEB
2015

CTB-Locker 3.0/Critroni

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We here at Blue Diamond Solutions strive on providing proactive support and monitoring. Over the night one of our clients just got hit with a new Revison of the CryptoLocker Virus. As always the Virus/Ransomware encrypts your files and requires you to pay them in bitcoins for...
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20
JUN
2014

We Also have a Twitter

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You can now follow us on twitter Check us out @Blue_Diamond_IT
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20
JUN
2014

Fake Cloud Storage Mails Lead to Canadian Pharmacy Sites

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We’re seeing a number of emails claiming that image files have been uploaded to the web, or have simply been damaged somehow. Here’s one claiming to be from “Box”, which as you may already know is a Cloud content management service: The rather sparse mail reads: Your files has...
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11
JUN
2014

“For Security Purposes, Your Account has been Locked” Barclays Phish

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Here’s a rather simple phishing mail currently in circulation which claims to be from Barclays: It reads: For security purposes, your online account has been locked. To restore your account, please click : Sign into My Barclays Account and proceed with the verification process....
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11
JUN
2014

Prank URL Shortening Service is Good Security Basics Reminder

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Many of us use URL shortening services on a daily basis, especially when dealing with short form communication tools such as Twitter. Of course, it pays to be vigilant when presented with a shortening service link. While it’s a useful tools to have, there have always been issues...
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10
JUN
2014

Careful what you click

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Today we received this lovely email From: TAX@irs.gov Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 4:19 PM To: a4tfqmh9u8hj11a@****.com Subject: Your FED TAX payment (ID:KQEIRS089013269) was Rejected *** PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS EMAIL *** Your federal Tax payment (ID: KQEIRS089013269),...
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28
FEB
2014

Blue Diamond Solutions honored with 2014 Channel Partners 360⁰ Award

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PHOENIX – Feb. 27, 2014 – Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom solutions, is pleased to announce that Blue Diamond Solutions has been selected as a winner of the 2014 Channel Partners 360⁰ Business Value Awards. Fifty winners...
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