Byte-Werx

Archive for November, 2019

Twitter Making Changes To Their Political Ad Rules

Social media has been at the center of several high-profile political dramas of late. The major platforms came under fire for not doing enough to monitor political ads and other content.  The ...

New Ransomware Targets Removable And Attached Drives

There's a new and unusual ransomware strain making the rounds that you should be aware of. Called 'AnteFrigus,' it is primarily distributed via 'malvertising' that redirects users to the RIG exploit kit. ...

Microsoft Cortana App Getting Dropped From Many Countries

It appears that Microsoft is getting rid of their Cortana App in several countries due to security concerns. The question is whether the United States will be next. Recently, the following notice ...

Hackers Are Already Targeting Disney Plus Accounts

In case you weren't already aware, Disney recently launched a new video streaming service called Disney+ which has been driving Netflix and other established streaming services crazy with fear and apprehension since ...

Google Fixed The White Screen Issue On Chrome

Google recently found itself in hot water with corporate IT administrators for rolling out a feature designed to help prolong battery life. The new feature accomplished its mission, but it had an ...

Android Devices Using Qualcomm Chips Can Be Hacked

Do you have an Android device?  Is it built around a Qualcomm chipset? If so, be advised that you may be at risk. According to a report recently published by security firm ...

Public Chargers Can Expose Your Device To Hacking And Malware

On paper, it seems like a lovely idea to use a public charger. Airports, hotels, and other high traffic areas have begun to increasingly offer public USB power charging stations to give ...

Hackers Are Imitating Government Agencies To Spread Malware

Researchers at Proofpoint have found evidence of a new threat actor who has been sending out convincing looking emails. They are claiming to come from several government agencies. These include the Italian ...

Another WhatsApp Vulnerability Has Been Found

WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform in the world. Unfortunately, that means it's got a giant bullseye on it where hackers are concerned. In recent months, the company has faced no ...

Windows Bug Found To Cause Slow Startup

  Microsoft recently published an important new support document relating to several Windows versions.     The document reads, in part, as follows: "After you configure a Windows-based computer to use ...

Blog

Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

There's a new threat actor on the hacking world stage, going by the name "OldGremlin", and they're causing some serious[...]
Data Breach Of Department Of Veterans Affairs

Data Breach Of Department Of Veterans Affairs

Hackers aren't picky when it comes to target selection, and no one is safe. Unfortunately, that includes the Department of Veterans[...]
Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

If you're a customer of US retail chain Staples, you may have recently received a notification from the company regarding[...]

Locations

Richmond

5614 W. Grand Parkway S
Ste 102-140
Richmond, TX 77406
visits by appointment only
(346) 757-0700

Company

Since 2013, Byte-Werx has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Greater Houston area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

Proud Member of

The 20 Elite