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Since 1993, BVA has delivered the highest quality in serving the IT consulting needs of small- and medium-sized businesses in Arizona and the greater Phoenix area, supporting them in maximizing the value of their information technology investments. We understand the impact that technology and computer networking services has on your business, and we are committed to your success.

Law enforcement has dismantled the Andromeda malware family

Law enforcement has dismantled the Andromeda malware family, which has been infecting computers since 2011. With the help of partners—including the FBI, Microsoft, and others—Europol intercepted the internet traffic between Andromeda-infected computers and the command servers to which the malware was communicating. All that traffic was then “sinkholed” and redirected to servers under the

MacOS High Sierra

Apple’s macOS High Sierra Root Bug Can Reactivate

According to an article published by PC Magazine, “Last week, Apple was left red-faced after it was discovered a bug in macOS High Sierra allowed anyone to gain root access to the system without a password. The company quickly released a security patch to fix the problem, but it also needed updating with an

Are you at risk? BlueBorne Bluetooth Attacks

Did you know that you could be an easy target for hackers if your Bluetooth is turned on? No matter the device, you could be at risk.

 

Researchers at security firm Armis are warning users about a new attack vector leveraging Bluetooth that affects almost 5.3 billion devices across iOS, Android, Windows, and

Are you promoting a safe Network?

On average, organizations take about 200 days to identify new ransomware threats. In combination with aging hardware, out of date software, poor network monitoring, and lack of professional IT assistance, this makes for quite the mess.
Hackers are less likely to attempt an attack against an automatically patched software or newly