Colonial Pipeline Pays 4.4 Million in Bitcoin to End Ransomware Attack Last week, the CEO of Colonial Pipeline stated that they gave a 4.4 Million dollar ransom payment to a Russian hack group called Darkside. The decision did not come easy, but with Colonial Pipeline being such a huge part of the US Economy, there [...]
CISA Detects SuperNova Malware April 22, CISA (Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency) released a brief about new malware. CISA recently responded to an advanced persistent threat (APT) actor’s long-term compromise of an entity’s enterprise network, which began in at least March 2020. The threat actor connected to the entity’s network via a Pulse Secure virtual private [...]
30,000 Microsoft Exchange Accounts Hacked, Company Blames Chinese Government. Over Thirty thousand Microsoft accounts from different Businesses and Government agencies have been compromised due to a hacking campaign that Microsoft claims was sponsored by the Chinese Government. The Hack was first found in January and has escalated to become a bigger issue in the past [...]
Happy International Women’s Day! Here at Mainstreet, we would like to take the opportunity to recognize the phenomenal women we work with, as well as all women around the world. Women are responsible for some of the most key advancements in the history of the human race, and on this day we celebrate women and [...]
Should You Use the Windows 10 Ransomware Protection Feature? Windows 10 offers many different features that draw consumers to purchase this version of the software, but there is a little known feature that most people are unaware of. Windows 10 offers ransomware protection. In order to implement the feature, you have to activate “Controlled [...]
Happy Black History Month from Mainstreet Technologies! African Americans have made many contributions to this country in history, and as a black-owned company, we are proud to stand on the shoulders of the people who came before us. Without them, Mainstreet would not be possible. Only 7% of all businesses in the United States are [...]
2020 was a tough year for the human race as we all faced challenges we've never faced before. However, with the help of people like our essential workers, doctors, nurses, and veterans, we stayed resilient and are looking forward to a better 2021. Happy New Year on behalf of Rufus Davis and the Mainstreet Team.
For the past few months, Covid-19 has run rampant through our country. This deadly virus has infected almost two million people and killed over a hundred thousand. As I have personally lost a family member to this disease, I sympathize and grieve with anyone else who has lost a loved one in this pandemic. As [...]