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Category Archives: Network Security

SSL Certificates Are The New Standard

SSL Certificates are a great way to add security to your website.

Here at Impact Media we know how important it is to have a secure website. Each month we have a handful of people contact us because they have experienced the negative effects of not having a secure website. When your website is not secure it makes people feel vulnerable. They are less likely to enter […]

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5 Reasons Why Americans Are Afraid of Technology


Forget the spooky Halloween costumes. Technology is what Americans are really afraid of! Here Are The Top 5 Reasons Why Americans Are Afraid of Technology 1. Cyberterrorism: 44.8% of Americans are Afraid Cyberterrorism is defined as “the unlawful (and often politically motivated) use of computers or information technology to cause disruption, fear, or financial loss. […]

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Disaster Recovery – Securing your IT Data


Hurricane Joaquin is bearing down on the Bahamas as a major category three storm that is forecasted to strengthen, possibly being upgraded to a category four hurricane. Spinning in the Atlantic, forecasters are unsure of the direct path the storm will take, but widespread damage is expected. If you lived in the southeastern region of North Carolina […]

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Russian Hackers May Have Your Passwords!


Russian Hackers could have your online passwords, at this point they are in possession of 1.2 Billion Passwords affecting up to 420 Thousand websites that we know about at this time. The names of the sites that have been compromised are being protected by confidentially agreements at this time and those companies are contacting their […]

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Heartbleed OpenSSL Attack Answers


Impact Media Solutions is aware of the vulnerability called “Heartbleed”, which is a security risk for users of OpenSSL, a widely-used opensource cryptographic software library. It can allow attackers to read the memory of the systems using vulnerable versions of OpenSSL library (1.0.1 through 1.0.1f). This may disclose the secret keys of vulnerable servers, which […]

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Sad day in remote access. LogMeIn Free is no longer Free. :(


We have all been spoiled by the convenience, quality and price (or lack their of) with LogMeIn.  For the past 10 years, LogMeIn has offered a free product that has helped users with basic remote access needs free of charge.  Well that has all changed.  LogMeIn has announced they are migrating all users to either […]

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