Over Half of Fortune 500 Companies Susceptible to Ransomware

Open for business… and trouble The research firms Expanse and 451 research found some pretty troubling news. A two week test revealed that more than 53% of Fortune 500 companies are leaving themselves vulnerable to hackers through open RDP. What does that mean? Simply put, RDP is a way to share information. An IT director […]

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Want to Enable PC Matic’s Scan Result Emails? Here’s How…

Reaffirming You’re Protected Security solutions tend to run in the background of PCs, meaning users are rarely aware that they are working.  Consumers have to trust that their solutions are keeping their data safe.  However, sometimes it is nice to get affirmation.  For those who are PC Matic customers, the software offers the ability to […]

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PC Matic VARs and MSPs Experience Significant Improvements Throughout Q2

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As Cyber Threats Advance, So Does PC Matic The PC Matic development team has been busy continuing to advance its security protection throughout the second quarter of 2019. Check out their latest updates impacting PC Matic value-added resellers (VARs) and managed service providers (MSPs), below. Anti-Tampering Protection Through several recent quarters, our team has been […]

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Hackers Use Webroot and Kaseya to Spread Ransomware

Ransomware Corrupts the Systems of MSPs and Their Clients Three Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have found themselves in a bit of hot water after ransomware spread throughout their network and that of their clients. MSPs offer managed services to businesses, including the management of their cyber security. Since this attack was just reported, very few […]

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Millions of Open RDP Ports: Are you controlling yours?

According to Shodan, the search engine for internet-connected devices, there are over 2.4 million Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) ports currently open to the internet. Are yours included? RDP has become a favorite attack vector for cybercriminals to leverage or exploit. It’s simple to see why, with RDP access a cyber-criminal can take full control of […]

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Survey Reveals IT Pros Lack Basic Knowledge and Best Practices

1 out of 10 surveyed, don’t know what phishing is… Granted, not everyone reading this will likely know what phishing is. However, not everyone reading this is likely making a living in the information technology industry. PC Matic recently conducted a password management and security best practices survey which included over 1,000 IT professionals. The […]

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PC Matic Pro Joins Chamber of Commerce

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With operations in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and headquarters in Sioux City, Iowa, PC Matic Pro had the opportunity to join both area Chambers of Commerce. With the induction of PC Matic Pro into the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Paul Sitar, the Director of Global Business Development for PC Matic Pro, had the opportunity to […]

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Offering and Deploying Superior Protection

As a solution provider, whether it be at a VAR or MSP level, you must ensure you’re not only offering, but actively deploying the best security solution available. This year an MSP’s network was infected with ransomware, leaving not only their files encrypted, but the infection also impacted their clients as well. A hard pill […]

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PC Matic Pro Co-Sponsors Booth at 2019’s FETC Event

We kicked off the first quarter of 2019 by co-sponsoring a booth with one of our partners at this year’s Future of Education and Technology Conference (FETC). FETC gathers the most dynamic and creative education professionals from around the world for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues.  In […]

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Exciting Start to 2019 for PC Pitstop and PC Matic Pro

PC Pitstop, Makers of PC Matic Pro, Shares Spotlight in Q1 The first quarter of 2019 was quite successful for PC Pitstop and PC Matic Pro. With recognition from CRN, Cyber Defense Magazine, and Info Security Products Guide, the company and products continue to prove themselves in the cyber security industry. Rob Cheng, PC Pitstop’s […]

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PC Matic Developers Continue to Advance Their Solution

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The first quarter of 2019 brought about some changes for PC Matic, and we are confident you’re going to love them. Below is a list of all of the recent changes you may have already noticed: Sidebar UI Drawing on user feedback with a focus on improving your everyday workflow our team launched a revamped […]

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