Wannacry

Friday, 19 May 2017 by
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What is the WannaCry ransomware? WannaCry searches for and encrypts 176 different file types and appends .WCRY to the end of the file name. It ask users to pay a US$300 ransom in bitcoins. The ransom note indicates that the payment amount will be doubled after three days. If payment is not made after seven

National Motorcycle Day

Thursday, 16 June 2016 by
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Celebrate the motorcycle—and the good that riders do That’s the idea behind National Motorcycle Day™. A time to recognize the heritage, people, and machines. A day designed to showcase the positive impact riders, motorcycle clubs, and the motorcycle industry have on communities throughout our nation.   When July 8, 2016, the second Friday of July—timed

5 Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey This Thanksgiving

Turkey Fryer Safety from Marthinsen & Salvitti Insurance Group 5 Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey This Thanksgiving  Those in Washington County who have tasted deep-fried turkey usually say there’s simply no comparison to an oven-roasted bird — turkey out of the fryer is moist, with crispy skin and a beautiful color. And, it cooks

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Graduating high school and leaving home for the first time can be an exciting, and, in some ways, overwhelming, experience. In the excitement and anticipation, parents and students tend to overlook the fact that college students may encounter many insurance issues which have not been considered. So, before there’s an auto accident, a fire in,

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Ridesharing is becoming more common around the state and the nation, particularly in large cities. Capitalizing on the new “sharing economy” and to a certain extent the coolness factor, this simple concept is thriving. Passengers, however, are generally not aware of the insurance implications, and that their driver’s insurance may not properly cover them. If

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The introduction of ridesharing services into the state continues to cause a stir. Late last week, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) – somewhat reluctantly – granted Uber X an experimental, two-year license to operate in most of the state (Philadelphia excluded). The PUC and ridesharing services, like Uber X, share a brief but acrimonious history.

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In today’s economy, we are all looking for ways to save money.  One place we often forget to look for savings is our auto insurance.  By making a few changes, you could receive a few discounts on your auto insurance premium.               OUR 10 TIPS TO LOWER YOUR CAR

Flood Safety Tips

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 by
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Spring time has finally arrived, and Old Man Winter is now hibernating.  However, the effects of his winter are still with us.  When the temperatures rise  and the snow melts, it can produce large amounts of runoff water in a short period of time.  In the early  Spring, the land is still frozen preventing the

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In Pennsylvania, Springtime brings sunshine, flowers, warmer weather and…potholes.  The repeated freeze-thaw cycle of moisture seeps through the road surfaces causing potholes. Potholes are nothing new to us in Pennsylvania, but hopefully these tips from Weather.com will help prevent damage to your vehicle while you’re driving this spring.         When you hit a

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For the last twelve years, Marthinsen & Salvitti has been writing commercial insurance with Berkley Mid Atlantic Group.  The partnership these two companies have built has proven to be very successful.  Over the span of this partnership, Marthinsen & Salvitti has become one of their top producing agents in this region.  As a result, Berkley

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