The Three Biggest Threats When Working Remotely

The Three Biggest Threats When Working Remotely

The ability for employees to work away from the office has introduced a whole new level of productivity for businesses today. Software-as-a-service solutions have practically made idle downtime obsolete. Being able to answer emails while waiting on a client at the local coffee shop or running a sales report while waiting on the next flight have undoubtedly given connected companies an edge over their competitors.

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

During the previous quarter, fake Chrome notifications urging users to dial a tech support number have grown dramatically. Research reveals that this tech support scam could possibly use an Application Programming Interface (API) to freeze the browser, convincing the user to get in touch with the support line and share their credit card details.

How to Spot a Phishing Email BEFORE It Can Do Any Damage

How to Spot a Phishing Email BEFORE It Can Do Any Damage

Phishing emails are bogus messages carefully designed to look like a legitimate message (or attached file) from a site or person you trust. Their goal is getting you to willingly give up your login info or unknowingly click a link to install a virus. The best of these emails look uncannily similar to their real-world counterparts, but there are ways to discern a phishing attempt from a legitimate email.

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released.