Ransomware is a form of malware that causes damage to your computer restricting access to confidential information until a ransom is paid. SMBs are key ransomware targets 70% of the time therefore, it is extremely important that you are proactive in preventing ransomware and prepared to handle it if it were to occur.
Cybercrime is one of the largest threats affecting our economy and businesses. It’s easy to look at the billions of dollars lost to cyberattacks each year and simply say that the answer is to buy more technology, but that’s not the only answer. People, process and technology have to work in tandem to effectively combat cybersecurity threats.
Malware and ransomware both pose serious security threats to your businesses’ operating systems, just in different ways. Most of the time, large sums of money are on the line when it comes to these kinds of security breaches, so your company must take extra precautions and be aware of how to spot the difference between malware vs.
Amidst the current climate of malware, hacks, and phishing scams, companies must take precautions when accessing the internet. Without safeguards, browsers that you or your employees use are vulnerable to cyberattacks that may cripple productivity and profit. Here are steps that your company should take to browse the net safely. Prevent browser tracking If you […]
We’ve gotten so caught up discussing ransomware prevention with our clients that we’ve neglected to mention that several strains have already been defeated. In fact, there’s a decent chance you can actually decrypt all your data for free. Make sure to check these free resources before responding to a cyberattacker’s demands. The state of ransomware […]
Microsoft’s Office 365 is highly popular among businesses not just because of its robust features and cost-saving benefits but also because it’s widely perceived as secure. Unfortunately, using it comes with security challenges, but don’t fret — there are ways to solve them. Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Businesses typically use SharePoint Online and on-premises SharePoint sites […]
If you just called a malware a “virus,” then you are definitely being left behind in digital talk. Knowing a few IT things here and there not only enables you to have some rapport with your tech-savvy colleagues, but it also helps you have a better understanding of some basic IT know-how. Read on to […]
In these times of internet fraud, phishing scams, and high-profile hacks, you can never be too careful. Even if you think you have enough precautions in place, it always helps to take another look at your online safety. Here are some browser extensions you can add to improve your online security. Prevent browser tracking If […]
Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Monero are secure and potentially worth thousands of dollars, so naturally, hackers are looking for opportunities to mine them. They are using malicious tactics to obtain cryptocurrency, and they’re doing it with something called cryptojacking. Is your PC safe, or is it being used for cryptojacking? Find out now. Surge […]
With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cybercrime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cybercriminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and […]