Author: Jenni

Dec 15, 2021

Microsoft Office 365 (M365) Quarantined Message Scam

Important information about quarantined message phishing from our partners at KnowBe4: In a new scam, cybercriminals spoof Microsoft Office 365 by using the email address quarantine[at]messaging[dot]microsoft[dot]com to send you a spam notification. The fake notification claims that a seemingly important email with the subject line “[Your Organization’s Domain] Adjustment: Transaction Expenses Q3 UPDATE” has been […]

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Dec 03, 2021

A New Scam – Order Confirmation Emails

If you’re shopping online for the holidays, you will receive order confirmation emails.  Unfortunately, cybercriminals have found yet another way to take advantage of generous gift givers who purchase presents online. What Order Confirmation?! In a new scam, the bad guys of the cyber world impersonate Amazon and send fake order confirmation emails.  Their goal?  […]

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Nov 24, 2021

Business vs Home Computers – Read Before you Shop!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are known for amazing deals that bring people out in droves.  Electronics tend to be popular big-ticket items for holiday shoppers.  In the days following Thanksgiving, you’re likely to save $$$ on a new laptop or PC, which is great…. if it is intended for personal use.  Need new business […]

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Jul 08, 2021

5 Tools to Protect Your Small Business Against a Cyber Attack

The recent cyber attack against Kaseya is just plain scary.  Hundreds of small businesses across the world were impacted.  Some of them may go out of business.  Others may have lost years of valuable data, and the confidence of their customers. No single IT security practice or tool will protect you from the growing threat […]

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Jun 21, 2021

Safety Net Among Top Detroit-Area B2B IT Service Providers!

Safety Net Announced as a 2021 Local Excellence Award Winner by UpCity! For more than a decade, UpCity’s mission has been—and continues to be—to help businesses find B2B service providers they can trust. The UpCity Recommendability Rating was developed to determine a service provider’s credibility and recommendability, giving UpCity the confidence to recommend them to […]

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May 25, 2021

7 Ways to Protect Against Spoofing

What is Spoofing? According to the FCC, “Spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity.”  Scammers use spoofing to make it appear as though a call is coming from a local number, or a company or agency that you recognize and trust.  If you […]

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Apr 06, 2021

Microsoft Teams Calling – An Anywhere Phone System

For over a year, Microsoft Teams has been critical to our collaboration, connection, and communication. In addition to company meetings, virtual interviews, and project-specific channels, we also use Teams as our phone system. The numerous calling features and always-available (when you want to be) nature of Teams phones make it a great alternative to traditional, […]

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Feb 17, 2021

Safety Net Named to MSP 500 for Security Expertise

2021 MSP 500 – Security 100 Safety Net, a Managed Service Provider in Farmington Hills and Traverse City, Michigan has been named by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category. The list, released annually, recognizes the leading North American solution providers that […]

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Feb 10, 2021

4 Ways to Stay Secure While Working From Home

It’s been nearly a year since millions made the move to a home office.  Working from home (WFH) has become the new norm for many, and it’s hard to tell when, or if, that will change.  Staying secure online is important, regardless of your physical location.  When you’re not on your company’s network, you’re more […]

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Jan 12, 2021

Ubiquiti Compromised – Change your Password

Ubiquiti, a well-known vendor of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, said it recently became aware of “unauthorized access to certain of our information technology systems hosted by a third party cloud provider.”  Common Ubiquiti products used in business environments include UniFi wireless access points. As of this morning, they were not aware of any databases […]

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