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Deals Worth the Battle

November 23rd, 2021 by admin

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The holidays are fast approaching, and Christmas songs are already creeping their way into our minds with the cold. A few brisk weeks and we’ll be basking in the warmth of the fire, laughing with our loved ones and humming joyful tunes throughout...

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Awesome Tech Deals This Black Friday

November 23rd, 2021 by admin

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Black Friday 2021 is right around the corner, and we are excited as ever! Who can resist all of those great deals and bargains out there? It can get pretty overwhelming with all the options but don’t freak out because we have compiled an...

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Making an Impact: Operation Underground Railroad

November 22nd, 2021 by admin

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This past weekend we had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) Annual Gala and charity fundraiser. We were awe-inspired by the personal stories and trials of sex-trafficking survivors and impressed...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 27th, 2021 by admin

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Malicious cyber actors pose a persistent and growing threat to our country. Companies from all industries (health, education, law enforcement, etc.) have all been hit by ransomware attacks, delaying crucial services and even can jeopardize national...

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Trick or Treat: Spotting the Difference Between Spoofed or Real Emails

October 25th, 2021 by admin

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A frightening three billion spoofing messages are sent daily, representing 1% of total email traffic. A spoofed email is a fake email that looks like it’s from a trusted source but isn’t. It typically includes links to malicious websites that can...

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Posted in: Protection, Security, Tech Tips

The Dark Web & Protecting Your Information

October 25th, 2021 by admin

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The Dark Web is an item of public fascination and horror. We hear about criminal activities, black markets, and rebellion taking place all around us in the same data streams we operate in, with complete and potentially impenetrable anonymity. The...

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How Does Equinox Help the Healthcare Industry?

August 13th, 2021 by admin

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Equinox IT Services has been providing technology solutions, support and system administration for the healthcare industry since the start of the company over 25 years ago. In that time, we have developed the team and the recipe to provide expert service...

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Is the global healthcare industry in crisis? Rising cyber attacks target health care facilities.

August 13th, 2021 by admin

A doctor working on a tablet while placing their stethoscope on their desk in front of a binder full of paper

Every industry from banking to retail, from fashion to healthcare are in crisis when it comes to cybersecurity risks. There is no industry or market on the planet that is safe from the increasingly digital attacks initiated and executed by adversaries...

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Posted in: Security, News

The Past, Present, and Future of Healthcare

August 12th, 2021 by admin

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Technology is the backbone of modern society. Throughout the 20th Century, the quest for modernity has given way to exciting discoveries and innovations. While it’s used in a variety of different ways, technology has ultimately led us to provide better...

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My love for Π is Constant

March 4th, 2021 by admin

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I consider myself an expert on pie. I love to find the best pie places wherever I go, and I am a firm believer in vanilla ice cream à la mode. Pi, the illustrious mathematical constant, is a different story. I struggled with math throughout my...

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The Dirty Dozen

March 4th, 2021 by admin

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It's not uncommon to hear about tax scams. People become victims of tax fraud through workplace emails, online banking, tech support, and we can't forget a scammers favorite holiday – Tax season. According to the IRS, taxpayers have lost more than...

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Uncle SCAM Wants YOU!

March 4th, 2021 by admin

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The most recent election cycle has been a divisive one. Certainly the most extreme in my lifetime, and if you disagree, YOU'RE part of the problem, so unfriend me! As the temperature increases in the political climate, emotions are running higher...

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Funniest Scams You Wouldn't Believe Exist

March 4th, 2021 by admin

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Ring-ring. Hello? It's a scammer calling. Click. Does that scenario seem familiar? We knew you'd say yes. Fraud, scams, and hoaxes are serious problems in our digital age. In fact, more than 3.2 million reports of fraud were reported to the FTC in...

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Posted in: Security, News

$GME TO THE MOON!

February 18th, 2021 by admin

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Before we dive into "stonk" history, there are a few things you need to know to truly understand the Gamestop, AMC, Blackberry, Koss, and other stock frenzies. WallStreetBets: WSB is a reddit forum where rich gamblers throw money at volatile stocks,...

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Meet the Equinox Techs

February 18th, 2021 by admin

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We have the most amazing employees here at Equinox IT Services, and in the spirit of our 19th Anniversary, we want to show them off a little. We asked our technicians questions about themselves and their tech career so that you could get to know them...

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Sunburst Hack

January 19th, 2021 by admin

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We almost did it December, we almost made it one whole month in 2020 without a total catastrophe. 30 measly days, that's all I was hoping for. Hardly any time at all really, considering it's just one moon-phase, a single tank of quarantine gas,...

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Recap of 200 What Happened This Year 2

January 15th, 2021 by admin

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What happened in 2020? No really, what happened?! Between a global pandemic, wildfires, civil unrest, and murder hornets that vanished as quickly as they appeared… I was stumped. As this year came to a close and I realized that 2020 can't...

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Cyber Predictions 21

January 15th, 2021 by admin

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With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, I was so focused on leaving that dumpster-fire-of-a-year in the dust that I wasn't paying attention to the road and crashed into yet another dumpster fire called "2021". Unfortunately, our problems will not stop just...

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The iPhone 12 mini: My New (low battery) Friend

January 5th, 2021 by admin

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I bought the iPhone 12 mini when my iPhone XR started having some bugs about a month ago. I'd done some research on the new set of iPhone 12's, and at $100 cheaper, I felt the mini was the best price point for me. Ready to have a new ease of use with...

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