With social engineering scams specifically targeting login credentials, it’s no longer enough to protect your confidential data with passwords alone. All it takes is a successful phishing scam, and your whole network could end up being exposed to an attacker.
Key elements of effective network security
Businesses benefit tremendously from connecting office computers and other devices to form a network. It allows you to easily share files and equipment like printers, communicate with others, view other people’s work, and collaborate on projects. But these networks also leave your computers and devices vulnerable to damage and your data vulnerable to theft.
Signs you’re being phished and who to report to
Have you ever gotten a text message stating that you have just won the lottery? Or perhaps you have received a warning email from your bank that requires you to fill out the attached form to unlock your account? Beware, you might become a victim of a phishing attack! Phishing is a form of identity […]
Security Alert: Digital Extortion is Here!
There is a new scam where a hacker contacts you from a random email address or even your own address to extort money. Two recent examples are: Hackers claim that they hacked your browser history, webcam and phones and have proof of adult content or infidelity.
Top 4 security threats you need to worry about
Hardly a month goes by without news of a major cybersecurity incident affecting thousands of people. And if you keep up with security blogs, you may think that there are just way too many threats to wrap your head around. So, what are the most important security threats you need to prepare for? Malware Malicious […]
Security Alert: Fake Emails On the Rise!
Nowadays hackers can spoof your email address or phone number. Spoofing means tricking your Outlook or Gmail into displaying that an email came from someone that it didn’t. Hacking has become very sophisticated and uses countless tricks to access your computer and subsequently, your money.
Why is healthcare a prime target for cyberattacks?
The healthcare industry is vital to society, but unfortunately, there are many people hell-bent on attacking it. For many years, cybercriminals have used everything, from malware attacks to online scams, to steal information directly from healthcare institutions.
4 Areas most vulnerable to cyberattacks
Working wherever you want is an amazing perk. You don’t have to waste hours on commutes,you can stay productive at all times, and you never have to put up with annoying office drama. But while remote working arrangements offer a host of benefits, it’s not without its risks.
New Year’s cybersecurity resolutions for 2019
As 2018 draws to a close, there’s no better time to reflect on your life and plan what you want to achieve in the coming year. Most people’s resolutions are usually generic: lose weight, read more, and pick up a new hobby. But if you run a business that relies on IT in any capacity, […]