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Geek Squad is the first national 24-hour task force dedicated to relieving the world's tech stress. Comprised of highly skilled and specially trained computing Agents, home entertainment installers (GSIs), Autotechs and appliance repairers (GSRs), our 20,000 active Agents patrol technology online, on the phone, at Geek Squad Precincts in all U.S. Best Buy stores and at service centers nationwide. Geek Squad Agents and Installers are ready to take the hassle out of your technology woes. They have the know-how and skill to set up and install your computer, network, home theater solution and car audio, video and navigation systems.

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DON'T GRIPE IF YOU HAND YOUR PC TO GEEK SQUAD AND THEY RAT YOU OUT TO THE FEDS – JUDGE

The Register | May 18, 2017

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A judge has ruled that people who give their knackered computers to Best Buy's Geek Squad for repairs have no comeback if technicians find and report any illegal material to the Feds.The ruling, by US District Court Judge Cormac Carney, came this week over the case of Dr Mark Rettenmaier, a prominent California gynecologist who is accused of possessing child sex abuse images....

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CYBER SECURITY FIRM FINDS 'MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES' IN TIK TOK SECURITY

abc6onyourside | January 15, 2020

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A cybersecurity firm tested the security of Tik Tok and found "multiple vulnerabilities" in the app's code, allowing for security loopholes and hacking accounts. Check Point Research published their findings on the app, showing the security concerns. The firm's research shows they were able to manipulate code to mess with accounts' contents, delete and upload videos without the account owner's consent, make previously "hidden" videos public, and access persona...

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ACCENTURE TO BUY SYMANTEC'S CYBER SECURITY SERVICES BUSINESS

Technology Decision | January 13, 2020

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Accenture’s security arm is set to get a boost with the anticipated acquisition of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business.The professional services firm has agreed to buy Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom in a bid to enhance its ability to help companies prepare for, detect and respond to cyber threats, Accenture said. Symantec’s portfolio of cybersecurity services includes global threat monitoring and analysis through a network of security op...

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WINDOWS 7 USERS SHOULD UPDATE TO AVOID CYBER-SECURITY RISKS

Kotov | January 13, 2020

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Computer updates can be confusing, but the newest Microsoft Windows update is vital to keep you online information safe. The end of Microsoft 7 support will actually take place on Jan.14.While may seem harmless not to update your computer, it will actually open you up to things like viruses and hacking."If you don't upgrade to Windows 10, then over time security vulnerabilities will be found in Window 7 and since Microsoft is no longer offering support they won't be making patches f...

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DON'T GRIPE IF YOU HAND YOUR PC TO GEEK SQUAD AND THEY RAT YOU OUT TO THE FEDS – JUDGE

The Register | May 18, 2017

A judge has ruled that people who give their knackered computers to Best Buy's Geek Squad for repairs have no comeback if technicians find and report any illegal material to the Feds.The ruling, by US District Court Judge Cormac Carney, came this week over the case of Dr Mark Rettenmaier, a prominent California gynecologist who is accused of possessing child sex abuse images....

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CYBER SECURITY FIRM FINDS 'MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES' IN TIK TOK SECURITY

abc6onyourside | January 15, 2020

A cybersecurity firm tested the security of Tik Tok and found "multiple vulnerabilities" in the app's code, allowing for security loopholes and hacking accounts. Check Point Research published their findings on the app, showing the security concerns. The firm's research shows they were able to manipulate code to mess with accounts' contents, delete and upload videos without the account owner's consent, make previously "hidden" videos public, and access persona...

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ACCENTURE TO BUY SYMANTEC'S CYBER SECURITY SERVICES BUSINESS

Technology Decision | January 13, 2020

Accenture’s security arm is set to get a boost with the anticipated acquisition of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business.The professional services firm has agreed to buy Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom in a bid to enhance its ability to help companies prepare for, detect and respond to cyber threats, Accenture said. Symantec’s portfolio of cybersecurity services includes global threat monitoring and analysis through a network of security op...

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WINDOWS 7 USERS SHOULD UPDATE TO AVOID CYBER-SECURITY RISKS

Kotov | January 13, 2020

Computer updates can be confusing, but the newest Microsoft Windows update is vital to keep you online information safe. The end of Microsoft 7 support will actually take place on Jan.14.While may seem harmless not to update your computer, it will actually open you up to things like viruses and hacking."If you don't upgrade to Windows 10, then over time security vulnerabilities will be found in Window 7 and since Microsoft is no longer offering support they won't be making patches f...

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