Ransomware: What SMBs Need to Know

Even though ransomware has been top of mind for cybersecurity experts for many years, SMBs are still trying to grasp the threat. While some reports are claiming a decline in ransomware attacks, cybersecurity experts aren’t writing off the security threat, and neither should small business owners. So what is ransomware? You’ve probably heard or read the term “ransomware” in the last year or so. Maybe you’re somewhat familiar with it but not 100 percent sure how it can impact you or your business. If you don’t fully understand how this malicious [...]

By |2019-10-31T10:55:01+00:00March 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Ransomware: What SMBs Need to Know

How to protect your identity while online shopping

As the holidays quickly approach, most likely you’re planning on doing a lot of online shopping. You aren’t alone - last year 85 percent of U.S. consumers planned to shop online for holiday gifts, according to a Nielsen survey. It couldn’t be easier to get everything you need for the holidays while sitting on the couch - including a stolen identity. While this might sound dramatic, it is entirely possible if you don’t follow best practices when shopping online. In 2016, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received nearly 300,000 [...]

By |2019-10-31T10:56:31+00:00November 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to protect your identity while online shopping

What to do if your email gets hacked

Now that you’ve determined if your email has been hacked, what do you do? You definitely shouldn’t ignore it. You don’t have to be a celebrity to have valuable information in your email that hackers want. They aren’t looking for gossip – they want your data. Some will keep passwords or logins to government departments or large companies they may want to ’target’ to hack them. But the more sophisticated ones will sell your details including name, telephone, email address, and credit card details and cash in on The Dark [...]

By |2019-10-31T10:56:50+00:00June 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What to do if your email gets hacked