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HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - August 2020 Volume 36

I was a victim of cyber fraud and it was so eye opening! I belong to a few Facebook (FB) group pages where people buy and sell items. I buy things online all the time through different platforms. When shopping on the open ...

Companies Spending More On Tech Services Due To Remote Work

The Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI) has been volatile over the past several months as the pandemic shredded business confidence and sent budgets into a downward spiral. Some business spending has barely ...

Major University In California Pays Large Ransom After Ransomware Attack

The University of San Francisco (UCSF) is the latest organization to fall victim to hackers, running afoul of a group utilizing the Netwalker ransomware strain. UCSF is a research university whose recent ...

Microsoft Changing Their Physical Retail Stores And Flagship Locations

Eleven years ago, Microsoft embarked on a bold experiment to emulate Apple. They opened a number of brick and mortar retail stores. Unfortunately, their stores never caught on quite the same way ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - June 2020 Issue 35

As some of you know, HI Tech Hui is now fully operational with our very own 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) which we’ve branded under CYBERUPTIVE. We are using the ‘follow the sun’ methodology, with our East Coast operations taking over while our Hawaii operations ...

Internet Based Devices May Have Issues Following SSL Certificate Expiration

Recently, a number of Roku streaming channels mysteriously stopped working, leaving customers scratching their heads trying to figure out what went wrong. After some research, Roku's support staff discovered that the issue ...

Major Security Flaw Found In Some Cisco Routers

Recently, Cisco disclosed the existence of four serious security flaws in their routers that use iOS and iOS XE software. One of the four, CVE-2020-3227 is rated at a severity of 9.8 ...

Ransomware Targets Company Working On A COVID-19 Vaccine

It's common knowledge that hackers are highly opportunistic and certainly not above targeting children, the sick and the dying if there's money to be made. Even so, attacking a drug company currently ...

Google Data Shows Impacts Of Covid-19 Shelter In Place Precaution

Google is using the massive footprint in the smartphone ecosystem to help people understand the impacts that social distancing is having in the face of the global pandemic. Their new global Community ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - January 2020 Issue 33

LESSONS LEARNED IN 2019 Happy New Year! We’re so excited to start the new year with all the crazy lessons we learned last year. Last year was definitely a year of growth, some painful, some surprising, but we wanted to ...