Winxnet Named to Best Places to Work in Maine
receives honor for the sixth consecutive year
Maine - Winxnet, an IT outsourcing and
consulting firm headquartered in Portland, was
recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to
Work in Maine for the sixth consecutive year.
The awards program was created in 2006 and is a
project of the Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM) - Maine State Council and Best
Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program
include: Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of
Commerce and Maine HR Convention.
"It is an honor to be named
to the Best Places to Work in Maine list for the
sixth year in a row", said CEO Chris Claudio.
"Last year, Winxnet was ranked 5th in the Medium
Employer Category which was both exciting and
humbling. We have a fantastic group of people at
all of our offices and this award is a testimony
to their hard work, commitment and outstanding
service to our customers."
9/18/2017 2:16:19 PM by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian
A new malware attack, dubbed
BlueBorne, is spreading and could
potentially expose millions to devices of remote
attack. BlueBorne is an attack on devices with
Bluetooth connections to penetrate and take
control of these devices.
running iOS 10 are immune to the attack, and
Microsoft deployed a patch in July. Android
devices are the most vulnerable however, Google
says it sent a patch to device manufacturers in
August, but when the fix gets to phones is out
of their control.
What is the risk with
BlueBorne? By spreading through the air,
BlueBorne targets the weakest spot in the
networks' defense. Bluetooth has privileges on
all operating systems, misusing it provides
virtually full control over the device.
Defray - New Ransomware Attack Targeting
Healthcare and Education Industries
9/15/2017 12:13:04 PM by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian
an emerging ransomware attack called "Defray"
was discovered, targeting healthcare and
Proofpoint threat researchers analyzed Defray
Ransomware and observed only two small and
selectively targeted attacks distributing this
ransomware. One was primarily aimed at
Healthcare and Education verticals, another
targeted Manufacturing and Technology verticals.
Vince Cantrell - Senior
Vince recently joined Winxnet as a
Senior Field Technician in the
Chattanooga, Tennessee office. Vince
previously worked for It Is Written,
Inc. as their IT Manager, where he
handled many aspects of Information
Technology for the international
organization. His vast experience across
a wide range of IT-related fields from
management to web and systems
administration will help Winxnet
continue to grow its growing client
About Winxnet Providing innovative IT solutions since 1999, Winxnet
is a leader in IT outsourcing and consulting, software
development, and strategic technical advisory services
to the private and public sectors. With offices
throughout the Eastern United States, Winxnet provides
a broad reach with local expertise.