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 …

Spear Phishing – Avoiding the Trap

Phishing is an attack designed to trick Internet users into giving away confidential information, typically by sending an e-mail posing as a legitimate organization (like a financial institution) and linking to a website disguised as one associated with that institution. Spear phishing is a more sophisticated version of phishing that takes these attacks to the next level. Instead of sending …

Ransomware…..right in your backyard

Ransomware attacks continue to make headlines therefore, being proactive is critical. Hospitals, universities, SMBs and even government offices have found themselves a victims of these attacks. You must take every precaution against Ransomware attacks, especially as they become more and more frequent. In this climate of threats, it is necessary to add as many layers of protection as possible. That’s …

Holiday Hackers

The holidays are traditionally a season to enjoy time with friends and family, to exchange gifts, and to cheerily overindulge in food and drink. Unfortunately, there are Grinches out there that will do everything they can to spoil your holidays with ransomware and other threats. Ransomware has become one of the most widespread and damaging threats that Internet users face. Since …