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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Pettus Independent School District Blown Away By PC Matic Pro

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PC Matic Pro recently became the security solution of choice by Pettus Independent School District, located in Pettus, Texas. Steve Sugarek, Technology Coordinator at Pettus ISD shared his testimonial below: Our School District was with Avast for 10 years, and saw it transition from free, to free for Education, then discounted for Education, then all […]

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AV-Test Confirms, PC Matic Out Performs Other AV Solutions

Out Performing Industry Standards PC Matic‘s SuperShield outperformed industry standards, blocking 100% of the real-world threats including zero-day attacks and intrusive web and email threats, in the latest round of testing by independent third-party testing authority, AV-Test.  In addition, PC Matic blocked 100% of prevalent malware found in the previous four weeks of testing. Compared […]

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Scammers Portraying Security Companies Offer Major Refunds

An Old Scam Gains More Traction… Almost a year ago, we broke news on a scam hackers were running offering refunds for companies that were “going out of business”.  In reality, none of these companies were really shutting down.  Instead, hackers were using this as an excuse to gain the personal banking information of victims, […]

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AV-Test Breaks Down PC Matic’s Performance, Protection, and Usability

PC Matic Earns AV-Test Certification PC Matic has been testing with AV-Test since the fall of 2017, with test scores progressively increasing.  In September and October, AV-Test conducted another round of testing, leaving PC Matic with its best protection and performance scores yet. **The scores discussed below are an average of PC Matic’s scores for both September and […]

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38 Days of Giving Back has Begun with The Paper Angels Campaign

100% of Revenues Going to Project Meet Me Halfway Have you heard of Giving Tuesday?  It’s the Tuesday after Cyber Monday, which is meant to focus on giving back to organizations or your community.  The idea is pretty wonderful, considering the days leading up to it are full of buying the latest gadgets for friends, […]

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PC Matic Earns Recognition for Best IT Anti-Malware Solution

PC Matic Awarded Best IT Anti-Malware Solution by American Security Today PC Pitstop, the makers of PC Matic were awarded the Gold ASTORS Award for the Best IT Anti-Malware Solution by American Security Today earlier this week, in New York City. American Security Today’s 2018 ASTORS Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success.  […]

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