A recent FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center report indicates that Coronavirus-related scams are on the rise and are expected to increase in the coming weeks. “As of March 30 2020, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received and reviewed more than 1,200 complaints related to COVID-19 scams. In recent weeks, cyber actors have […]
AlpineWeb has been closely monitoring the ongoing outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19 – Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic and the guidance issued by our government and health authorities. At AlpineWeb, ensuring that your business is supported at all times, is of the utmost importance to us. As such, our staff is taking steps to minimize their exposure […]
We’ve heard from several customers recently about two common email scams that have been making their way into mailboxes. In response to this we have published two Knowledgebase articles describing these two particular types of scams to help customers recognize these emails for what they are: SCAMS. One involves domain names and the other is […]
Work has begun on patching the recently released vulnerabilities known as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, with the CVEs of: CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5715 on your server(s). More information on these vulnerabilities available here: https://www.alpineweb.com/backroom/announcements/57/Meltdown-and-Spectre.html If your server(s) are running a Linux-Based operating system, they will be patched and automatically rebooted over the next 48 hours. Due to the severity […]
A security release for all previous versions WordPress is now available, which the company strongly recommends all users upgrade to immediately. WordPress 4.7.1. is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your website(s) immediately.
If you use an Apple iPhone, iPad or other iDevice, now would be an excellent time to ensure that the machine is running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system — version 9.3.1. Failing to do so could expose your devices to automated threats capable of rendering them unresponsive and perhaps forever useless. Zach Straley demonstrating the fatal […]