Monthly Archives: September 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS11 for iPhone, iPad

Though the big news of the fall has been Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the latest operating system upgrade for the company is nothing to ignore. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod Touch 6th generation, and all newer devices, iOS11 adds some polish to existing tools: Files now allows you to […]

GrubHub Class Action Suit Could Have Implication for 1099 Status

A former GrubHub driver has filed suit against the company, alleging GrubHub misclassified the drivers as independent contractors rather than employees. The class-action lawsuit is the first of its kind in California and could have repercussions for the gig economy and hiring practices. Those hired as 1099 workers are considered self-employed, able to set their […]

Equifax Data Breach Impacts 143 Million Consumer and Business Credit Reports

This week national credit bureau Equifax announced it experienced a massive data breach from May to July 2017. An estimated 143 million U.S. credit holders are impacted, with financial experts saying that basically if you have a credit history there’s a good chance your data was effected. Hackers gained access to social security numbers, names, […]

Labor Day Scam Alert: Locky Ransomware in E-mail

Last week, security monitoring experts detected a new ransomware attack launch that set 23 million infected e-mails into circulation. This attack uses familiar bait with purposefully vague subject lines like “please print,” “scans,” and “documents.” A ZIP attachment includes a downloader that activates the Locky strain of ransomware on PCs. At least 5.6 million of […]