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Understanding Your Risk - Use Anti-Virus Software

May 17, 2019 12:33:49 PM / by Lynn Skurla Perkins posted in PCI, POS Anchorage, malware, PCI Security Council, Trusted Business Partner, Card Data, hackers, Antivirus


Here is the next in the series from the PCI Council's -  How to Protect Your Business With These Security Basics.

Security risks are everywhere these days - everyone up and down the chain is affected.  At Skurla's Point of Sale Solutions, we take security very seriously - and wanted to share some resources from the PCI Security Council.  

This month's topic:  Understanding Your Risk - Use Anti-Virus Software (also referred to as anti-malware)

Remember the quote from the PCI Council:  Hackers = Criminals

And to add on to this: 

Hackers write viruses and other malicious code to exploit software features and coding mistakes, so they can break into your systems and steal card data.


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WannaCry?  4 Steps to Stay Protected from Ransomware

May 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Thomas Greenman posted in Ransomware, malware


  • There has been a lot talk about ransomware and the Wanna Cry outbreak recently and we’ve heard lot of questions: 

    Am I vulnerable?  How can I protect myself? 

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