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Chinese company installs backdoor on unknown number of US smartphones

If you own a BLU phone, you should contact them about fixing the problem. It appears only BLU headset in the US are affected, if you have a Huawei or ZTE handset they are also affected.

The AdsUps Malware is transmitting the following:

Collect and Send SMS texts to AdUps' server every 72 hours.
Collect and Send call logs to AdUps' server every 72 hours.
Collect and Send user personally identifiable information (PII) to AdUps' server every 24 hours.
Collect and Send the smartphone's IMSI and IMEI identifiers.
Collect and Send geolocation information.
Collect and Send a list of apps installed on the user's device.
Download and Install apps without the user's consent or knowledge.
Update or Remove apps.
Update the phone's firmware and Re-program the device.
Execute remote commands with elevated privileges on the user's device.

Smartphones should come with no other software installed and we should have the capability to remove anything from our phones that we want. We don't have this power and this is what happens. Don't think this issue will get any better. Smartphones are NOT SECURE. You have ZERO control over what is installed on it by default and cannot remove most preinstalled programs.

Apple Quicktime

If you have QuickTime installed on your PC it should be removed ASAP. Apple is no longer supporting the software and it will not receive and future patches. A pair of advisories have been issued by the Zero Day Initative outlining 2 new critical vulnerabilities.

Excessive Heat Warning - Stay hydrated

This is not computer related but will help some of out clients that do not live here year round. 4 people have died over the weekend from the heat wave. The heat is real and deadly.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
322 AM MST MON JUN 20 2016

AZZ020>028-CAZ031>033-210000-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160623T0400Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...BOUSE...
QUARTZSITE...SALOME...BUCKEYE...LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...
NEW RIVER...TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...
CHANDLER...FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...
PHOENIX...SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE...GLOBE...MIAMI...
SAN CARLOS...SUPERIOR...TOP-OF-THE-WORLD...
ALSO INCLUDING APACHE...BARTLETT...CANYON...HORSESHOE...
ROOSEVELT...AND SAGUARO LAKES...FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...SAN LUIS...
SOMERTON...YUMA...DATELAND...TACNA...WELLTON...GILA BEND...
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE...BLYTHE...
CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...EAGLE MOUNTAIN...BRAWLEY...
CALEXICO...EL CENTRO...GLAMIS...IMPERIAL...THE SALTON SEA
322 AM MST MON JUN 20 2016 /322 AM PDT MON JUN 20 2016/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST /9 PM
PDT/ WEDNESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL ARIZONA DESERTS AND MOUNTAIN VALLEYS INCLUDING THE
GREATER PHOENIX AREA...THE IMPERIAL VALLEY OF CALIFORNIA...THE
COLORADO RIVER...GLOBE MIAMI...THE SALT RIVER RECREATIONAL
LAKES...AND ROOSEVELT LAKE.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS MONDAY IN THE LOWER DESERTS FROM 115 TO
120 DEGREES. HIGHS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM 110 TO 115. IN
THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY...HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL TOP OUT FROM 105-110 DEGREES MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESS WILL BE LIKELY FOR THOSE DOING
STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OUTDOORS...OR THOSE WITH HEALTH CONDITIONS
THAT DO NOT HAVE ADEQUATE ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING. IF
UNTREATED...SOME ILLNESS EVENTS COULD BE FATAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER LEAVE KIDS OR PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS. DRINK MORE WATER
THAN USUAL AND AVOID ALCOHOL...SUGAR...AND CAFFEINE. WHEN
OUTDOORS...WEAR LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING AND A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT TO
KEEP YOUR HEAD AND BODY COOLER. TAKE FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN
SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. PUBLIC PLACES WITH AIR
CONDITIONING INCLUDE LIBRARIES...COMMUNITY CENTERS...GOVERNMENT
BUILDINGS...MALLS...AND SPECIAL REFUGE STATIONS.

RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT ILLNESS. EARLY SYMPTOMS
INCLUDE THINGS SUCH AS HEADACHE...THIRST...AND MUSCLE CRAMPS.
SERIOUS SYMPTOMS INCLUDE WEAKNESS...SKIN THAT IS COOL TO THE
TOUCH...FAST BUT WEAK PULSE...NAUSEA...AND FAINTING. SEVERE
SYMPTOMS INCLUDE HOT AND RED DRY SKIN...FAST AND STRONG PULSE...
SWEATING THAT HAS STOPPED...AND UNCONSCIOUSNESS. UNTREATED HEAT
ILLNESS CAN LEAD TO FATAL HEAT STROKE.

STAY COOL...STAY HYDRATED...STAY INFORMED.

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