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The KPInterface IT blog covers a wide range of topics. From software, cloud computing, security issues, networking, FAQs, and tips to keep you safe and well informed.

A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A few months ago, it became widely known that there was a critical security vulnerability in Accellion FTA servers. Naturally, hackers wasted no time exploiting the vulnerability, and since then, we've seen a few instances of high-profile data breaches traced back to...

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Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Most modern email systems these days have a "predictive typing" feature. As you're composing an email, the software behind the system predicts (fairly accurately) what you're about to type and suggests the next word, or even the next few words for you. If you hit the...

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Another Malware Attack On Mac Systems Has Been Discovered

Another Malware Attack On Mac Systems Has Been Discovered

Barely a week ago, Patrick Wardle announced the discovery of the first piece of malware capable of slipping past the defenses of Apple's M1, which was considered to be among the most secure commercially available technology. Now, it seems, there are two. Researchers...

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Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Kroger, a titan in the US supermarket industry, is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach. In this case, the breach came about via a third-party service the company utilized called Accellion FTA. Hackers were able to exploit a Zero-Day vulnerability in...

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Trusted Google Domain Helped Hackers Get Past Security

Trusted Google Domain Helped Hackers Get Past Security

Hackers have found a new tool in their never-ending quest to cause trouble. They've begun abusing the Apps Script business application developed by Google in a bid to steal credit card and personally identifiable information. That's significant because given Google's...

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