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Common Types of Cyber Attacks

Modern businesses need to be able to prevent cyber security breaches at any time. No matter what industry sector they operate in. However, the training and equipment to combat cyber threats often requires more time and effort than a typical business can spare. This is why an experienced IT company is so critical. It is […]

How Quickly Cyber Criminals Can Take Over

In a recent BBC article, they explain how easy it is for cyber criminals to take over a vulnerable server. And don’t think they aren’t targeting little guys, because they are using automated tools, you’re just as vulnerable as a Fortune 100 company for many attacks. A test was done by a company that does […]

Ransomeware Still a Big Problem

In a recent article from the BBC, they discuss the fact that ransomware is still a huge problem, accounting for 40% of successful breaches. Not only that, but the criminals are targeting small firms too! [See Article Link Below] So, what can you do about? Make sure your employees are well trained in how to […]

BitCoin Mining: Warning to the miners

If you are mining Bitcoins, you may want to reconsider. A new study from RWTH Aachen University shows that the ledger used to verify transactions includes illegal content, such as child abuse imagery. The ledger is stored locally on the miner’s computer, and because that content is on your computer, you are liable for it…. […]

Why You Need to Clean Up your Computer

The Norton Community recently posted a good blog on why you should clean up your computers [See Blog Here]. Here’s a brief summary on what you need to do and why it matters: Why you need to: Outdated and unused software can be a vulnerability to cyber criminals Have a clear backup system will help […]

Avoid email-borne virus

Several customers have reported getting an email containing a Dropbox link. These emails are coming from people they know. This is likely a result of the senders email being hacked and used to send malicious email to the victim’s address book on behalf of the spammer. Two things you need to watch out for: Be very […]