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Fileless and Zero-Day Attacks

Fileless and Zero-Day Attacks

Many computer users think that if they have a good Anti-Virus program running on their computer, that their computers will be safe from hacks and threats. IT security professionals have long known that is not the case, but now two newer types of attacks are proving it more often than ever.

Cold Boot Attack Unlocks Sensitive Data

Cold Boot Attack Unlocks Sensitive Data

We’re taught to believe that strong passwords, encryption, firewalls and other digital security measures will help keep your computers safe from hackers. Now comes a threat that reminds us that not all dangers are digital in nature. Sometimes, nothing short of locking up your computers will help to prevent them from being hacked using the "cold boot attack.

Beware Money Transfer Scams

Beware Money Transfer Scams

Buying a home is stressful enough, but now home buyers need to be aware of a new threat to their “happily ever after” story. Property buyers can be at risk of losing hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars if they’re not careful because hackers have now stepped into an unlikely area of finance: money transfers.

Office 365 Hack Attack – Are you at Risk?

Office 365 Hack Attack – Are you at Risk?

With the rise of Office 365 email accounts, a new kind of hack is becoming more common. Microsoft expects that they’ll have 120 million users by the end of 2018, so a hack targeted at these users is likely to spread quickly. Knowing what to look out for is your best defense against ensuring that your own Office 365 email isn’t hacked.

Beware of Fake Wifi Hotspots

Beware of Fake Wifi Hotspots

Do you travel? Almost everyone does at some point or another, whether for business or pleasure. And you are probably very conscious of the threats of having your pocket picked or your luggage stolen while you travel. Well, you should also be aware that there are cyber criminals who are looking to steal from you as well, and the consequences could be far, far worse than a missing wallet.

Is IT Maintenance Worth the Cost?

Is IT Maintenance Worth the Cost?

"Is computer maintenance worth it? Can’t you just run over to Costco or call Dell every couple of years and get the latest/greatest new computer with all the newest bells and whistles?" I get this question now and then when I meet new people and tell them what I do for a living.

Spying On Your Employees?

Spying On Your Employees?

So your business is running well, you like and trust your staff, they are getting their work done, and the computers and network are mostly running fine. Then you come across an article or talk to an IT expert who says you should start spying on your employees.

This Medical Office Didn’t Avoid A Data Breach Lawsuit

This Medical Office Didn’t Avoid A Data Breach Lawsuit

This is a scary story about how one healthcare company didn’t avoid a data breach lawsuit that it could have entirely prevented. Last October, three former employees of Lincare, an in-home respiratory care provider, filed a lawsuit claiming that thousands of the company’s employees had been endangered by a data breach caused by inadequate data security policies and procedures.