Although a ransomware attack may seem targeted, you’re not the only one who’s been infected. Ransomware is spreading at an alarming rate, and the further it goes, the more resources are allocated to fighting it. If your data is held hostage, refer to this list of free decryptors you can use. The state of ransomware […]
Once you’ve unboxed that laptop you just bought, there are important things that need to be done. After installing Windows 10, you must unlock its full potential by customizing some critical settings. You can ask a technician for help with this, but here are a few things you can do on your own. #1 Check […]
The best way to ensure that you are staying safe and savvy online is to understand the language. We have put together 9 of the most commonly misused cyber security terms to help you better navigate the cyber security world. Whether you’re teaching yourself how to update your anti-malware, upgrade your systems, or just trying […]
Losing sleep over the threat of ransomware? Ransomware may not be going away anytime soon. However, the ability to better protect yourself may be already built-in to your software. Microsoft Windows 10 has created some noteworthy built-in security features, specifically designed for ransomware attacks.
It is common knowledge that Windows computers tend to deal with an assortment of viruses and malware, but many people fail to realize that even Macs face similar threats. Virus creators have become adept at finding back doors and other vulnerabilities, that even Macs can be targeted. Viruses that affect Macs There are four general […]
Businesses can no longer afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of the budget, not with cyberattacks targeting any business regardless of size, strict security, and privacy regulations surrounding data. Businesses with a small or limited budget have the advantage of partnering with a managed IT services provider (MSP) for their cybersecurity needs. Why is […]
Ransomware can be a terrifying threat to any business owner. Let’s face it: a type of malware that encrypts data and renders it impossible to access (unless a ransom is paid) is enough to keep anyone up at night. And while, giving into a hacker’s demands may sound tempting, hackers should never be paid.
Phones in the workplace have enticed hackers to design specific threats for mobile technology. Cyber-criminals want to steal your data and sell it back to you by infecting your Android with ransomware. What is worse, is that you could be the one to download this devastating malware onto your phone.
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies enable personal and work information to be available in one spot. As a result, employees are increasing risk and bringing their own cyber-threats. Here are 5 simple cyber-aware tactics that can ensure the safety of your business.
First things first, what should you do with your brand new laptop? You go through the Windows 10 setup, and you’re all done, right? Not really. Your notebook isn’t ready — until you do some tweaking. Let’s get the ball rolling. #1 Check for updates Your new laptop should check for updates automatically, but you […]