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NPR: 5 Ways to Avoid Being Hacked

NPR: 5 Ways to Avoid Being Hacked

I heard this story today on my way home from work and thought it would be something to talk about. Gone are the days of having simple passwords, it is very important that we understand how to not get hacked in the first place. We talk about PCI all the time and these are some simple steps we should all take to not get hacked in general.

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/08/09/158505688/simple-ways-to-avoid-being-hacked

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What Happens if your Server Dies? Is your Data Backed Up?

Imagine coming into your office early one morning—to find that your site has been robbed and your Aloha server is gone.  Your terminals are able to take over temporarily but the majority of your data is gone for good.  Payroll, sales and other critical information is  missing putting your business in a very tough spot.  What can you do to prevent this?–Use Aloha Restore!  Aloha Restore backs up your data on a daily basis and it is stored in a secure ...

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New NCR 1230 terminals!

Here are the latest Aloha terminals from NCR. The 1230 2GB RAM with a 16 GB SSD. Fully solid state built with reliability in mind.

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Logmein It’s not you it’s me.

Logmein It’s not you it’s me.

Breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes it has to happen. So today we are announcing that we will no longer support Logmein access to our systems. With the advent of PCI compliance we are going to stop access of Logmein on Aloha servers. We will continue to have it till May 1, and after that we will be using other more secure remote support tools.  If you would like to have remote access from POS Technologies we have ...

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How hackers gave Subway a $3 million lesson in point-of-sale security

How hackers gave Subway a $3 million lesson in point-of-sale security

For thousands of customers of Subway restaurants around the US over the past few years, paying for their $5 footlong sub was a ticket to having their credit card data stolen. In a scheme dating back at least to 2008, a band of Romanian hackers is alleged to have stolen payment card data from the point-of-sale (POS) systems of hundreds of small businesses, including more than 150 Subway restaurant franchises and at least 50 other small retailers. And those retailers ...

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New Website! Check out the new diggs.

New Website! Check out the new diggs.

Hey as you have noticed we have a new website! POS technologies is proud to present to you our new web home. New look better features.

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