Infected with Ransomware? Don’t Panic Just Yet.

Although a ransomware infection might feel targeted, you’re not the only one who’s been infected. Ransomware is spreading at an alarming rate, but the more it spreads, the more resources are allocated to fighting it. If your data is held hostage, check these lists for free decryption tools first!

The state of […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:27:17+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Infected with Ransomware? Don’t Panic Just Yet.

2016 Cyber Attack Stats: What You Need to Know

As cyber attacks continue to rise, businesses large and small need to stay one step ahead with I.T. services that keep them protected no matter what. What were once minor nuisances have now become advanced threats that can actually put you out of business. If these cyber attack statistics don’t convince […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:41:11+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on 2016 Cyber Attack Stats: What You Need to Know

The Ransomware That Will Have You Selling Your Soul

Ransomware has become a fast-track for making money for some hackers this holiday season. But instead of just demanding a small payment for the decryption code that will unlock their computers, some hackers are demanding that victims sacrifice two other friends to ensure they receive the code they need.

Ransomware is […]

By | 2016-12-28T16:00:41+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on The Ransomware That Will Have You Selling Your Soul

New Year, New Cyber Threats

Have you had to deal with security issues in the past year? Brace yourself; there are more to come. For this reason, security experts have become indispensable to businesses. They guard tech-dependent individuals and businesses against malicious attacks that pose threats to their privacy and livelihood. As you ring in the […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:42:55+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Business Value, Cloud Services, SaaS, Security|Comments Off on New Year, New Cyber Threats

Quiz: How Prepared Are You for a Ransomware Attack?

If you didn't score as high as you wanted to, you're not alone. Many business owners are underprepared for this kind of attack. The good news is that help is readily available! If you want to learn more about how to defend your business from ransomware, please let us know.

By | 2018-05-23T09:07:46+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Security, Trending in Tech|Comments Off on Quiz: How Prepared Are You for a Ransomware Attack?

9 Cybersecurity Terms Everyone Should Know

Here’s a refresher on all the latest buzzwords used in the cybersecurity sector.

Malware

For a long time, the phrase ‘computer virus’ was misappropriated as a term to define every type of attack that intended to harm computers and networks. A virus is actually a specific type of malware designed to replicate […]

By | 2016-09-26T12:00:47+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on 9 Cybersecurity Terms Everyone Should Know

‘I Wish You Would Drop Dead’: See the World from the Perspective of a Cyber Crime Victim

You might think only big corporations with valuable data might be victims of cyber crime, but you would be wrong. Ordinary people like you and me are often hacked, and with big consequences!

So what do you go through when you become a victim of ransomware? How do you win back your files? […]

By | 2016-08-10T12:49:23+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Security|Comments Off on ‘I Wish You Would Drop Dead’: See the World from the Perspective of a Cyber Crime Victim

Ransomware Will Begin Self-Propagating

One of the biggest fears security experts have may be coming true: self-replicating ransomware. Viruses that have the ability to copy and spread themselves to new systems are nothing new, but until now ransomware attacks have been targeted campaigns. The best way to protect your network from a security threat […]

By | 2016-06-14T08:00:25+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Will Begin Self-Propagating

Ransomware Is On The Rise. Are You Smart Enough to Stop It?

Ransomware attacks are on this rise since last year, and are expected to grow. Millions of samples of ransomware were created between 2013 and 2015 (millions!!!).

Chances are, you’ve been hearing about ransomware a lot lately. Why? Since February of this year, major hospitals, police departments, universities, and school districts have […]

By | 2018-05-29T06:10:18+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Is On The Rise. Are You Smart Enough to Stop It?

Chimera ransomware’s scary tactics

The threat of being infected by malicious software is part and parcel of spending time on the internet, and no sooner have the antivirus and security software programs released an update or new patch than cyber criminals are scrambling for ways to circumvent them. In addition, as end users become savvier to the tricks and scams used to steal our data, money or identities, new tactics are employed to try and fool us. And that includes Chimera, a new strain of ransomware which has recently been uncovered.

By | 2018-05-23T11:03:09+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Security|Comments Off on Chimera ransomware’s scary tactics