Stop Phishing on National Clean Out Your Computer Day

Starting in the year 2000, The Institute for Business Technology began sponsoring a seemingly silly holiday called “National Clean Out Your Computer Day.” But unlike “Groundhog Day,” this tradition could actually help you protect yourself from harmful elements. With Spear Phishing attacks becoming more common and complex, February 11 is the perfect day to take a moment to make sure …

Attack of The Zombie Servers: Are Your Precious Resources Being Drained?

  As Halloween approaches, you probably wouldn’t be too surprised to see a zombie or two. What you may not know, however, is that there are millions of zombies lurking in offices and data centers around the country year-round. These zombies might not hunger for brains, but they are scary for their own reasons.   Zombie servers are a common …

New Threats you should know…. and be concerned with!

Is Your Business Ready To Face The Threat Of Ransomware Attacks? Ransomware can be very profitable — if you’re a hacker. For example, according to a report by the security firm Sophos, the SamSam ransomware attacks, which target healthcare providers, have net the creator of this ransomware $6 million. The largest ransom paid so far was $64,000. Could your business …

Declare Independence from Business IT Issues

Declare Independence from Business IT Issues   Are business IT issues affecting your productivity? As a business owner, you have enough on your plate just to keep your company moving forward and getting ready to face new challenges. In fact, you may be ignoring your business IT environment, keeping your fingers crossed and hoping for smooth cybersecurity sailing. That is …

Tech Support Scams and what to watch out for!

Don’t Get Fooled by Tech Support Scams   Are your employees trained to recognize tech support scams? These nefarious phishing attacks attempt to play on the trust you have established for reputable companies and scare you into giving up sensitive information.   Tech support scams are extremely common. Do you know how to recognize the signs?   It usually starts …