Cyber Attack Hits NYC College, Demanding $2M Ransom

Hackers Make 7 Figure Demand After Infecting Monroe College Another cyber attack has hit. This time the cyber criminals targeted Monroe College in New York City, and spiked ransom demands beyond their past six-figure amounts. After successfully infiltrating the college’s network, ransom demands were sent to school officials stating in order to get their files […]

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2017 Global Attacks – PC Matic Customers Not Fazed

PC Matic Customers Protected Against 2017 Global Attacks PC Matic is pleased to report that not a single one of PC Matic, PC Matic Pro or PC Matic MSP customers were impacted by the two global cyber attacks, WannaCry and NotPetya. WannaCry was the first global ransomware attack. The ransomware effectively infected approximately 250,000 endpoints […]

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PC Matic at Automation Nation

Making Presence Known at Automation Nation Towards the end of the second quarter, the PC Matic team traveled to Orlando, Florida for Automation Nation. This is a premier event for ConnectWise, previously known as LabTech, partners. PC Matic’s Vice President of Cyber Security, Dodi Glenn, presented during one of the breakout sessions. There were 57 […]

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Businesses Run to Whitelisting

Global Ransomware Attacks Bring Attention to Whitelisting After the global ransomware attack, WannaCry, PC Matic saw an exponential spike in sales. Businesses began to understand the importance of malware prevention, and how an application whitelisting solution is the best defense. PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP, the B2B versions of PC Matic, experienced sales […]

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PC Matic Collaborates With NEC – Boosting Global Sales

PC Matic is thrilled to announce reaching an OEM deal with NEC… In Japan, select models of PCs purchased with NEC Direct, will have PC Matic pre-installed on their device.  The partnership is enhancing not only global sales, but cyber security across the world. So far, thousands of PCs have been sold with PC Matic […]

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If Congress Gets Their Way – It’ll be Goodbye to Kaspersky Labs

U.S. Government Using Kaspersky Labs As early as 2008, Russian-based antivirus company, Kaspersky Labs, has been used on U.S. government devices.  However, with the rising concern of ties between Kaspersky Labs and the Russian government, the United States Congress is taking major steps to prevent the use of Kaspersky on government devices.  In May of […]

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