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DeckerWright Corporation has been serving the Red Bank area since 1984, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Stolen E-mail Accounts

small business email security issues solved by DeckerWrightOver the past year we have witnessed the theft of people’s HOTMAIL, GMAIL, MSN and YAHOO accounts.  The theft occurs when a thief changes the password and challenge questions on the account.  They immediately mine the contact list to send out enticing links to the contacts trying to trick them into clicking.  They also mine the e-mails for account names, logins and passwords.
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Gmail accounts targets of Cyber Crime

There have been a rash of assaults on Gmail accounts in the past year, some more recently have affected some of our clients.  In some cases the cyber criminals take either valuable or controversal e-mails for their illicit use.  Another, more worrisome exploit has been the cyber criminals taking over a client's Gmail account.  In this event, the cyber criminal takes control of the e-mail account and sends out a solicitation to the contacts in the Gmail account.  The recipients are rightly confused, as the source of the e-mail is legitimate.  Click here to read more about this threat to your Gmail account.
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