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Big Business or Small, Data Breaches Don’t Discriminate

Big Business or Small, Data Breaches Don’t Discriminate

You guessed it, businesses are still suffering from data breaches, years after major incidents at Home Depot and Target raised awareness to stratospheric heights. Recent examples include a massive payment card breach at Chipotle Mexican Grill and a hack affecting the popular OneLogin password manager. Kmart was also hacked, again. Admittedly,

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Email Hacks Happen to Small Businesses Too – What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Email Hacks Happen to Small Businesses Too – What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

While many believe data breaches and email hacks happen exclusively to big corporations, what most don’t know is that small businesses are just as vulnerable to attacks, if not more so. Data hacks can have a serious impact on your company – they not only jeopardize customer

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Choosing a web browser: Which one is safest?

Choosing a web browser: Which one is safest?

Managing business-level cybersecurity is no simple task. Tens of thousands of users are finding that out the hard way as they confront the issue head on in the wake of an international ransomware epidemic. Although many cybersecurity strategies require professional IT support, a great place to start

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Beware: Nyetya is worse than WannaCry

The cyber community hasn’t fully recovered from the WannaCry ransomware attacks, which struck businesses and organizations in May. Now, a Petya ransomware variant named Nyetya is poised to join its ranks as one of the worst cyber attacks in history. Like WannaCry, its attackers exploited unpatched Microsoft

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The phishing craze that’s blindsiding users

The phishing craze that’s blindsiding users

Most phishing attacks involve hiding malicious hyperlinks hidden behind enticing ad images or false-front URLs. Whatever the strategy is, phishing almost always relies on users clicking a link before checking where it really leads. But even the most cautious users may get caught up in the most

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Why your business needs a hardware firewall

Why your business needs a hardware firewall

Cybersecurity is one of the final bastions of hardware superiority. More and more IT solutions are being hosted in the cloud, and business owners are being told that software is all they need to get the job done, which is half true. When it comes to perimeter

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Check the list of free ransomware decryptors

Check the list of free ransomware decryptors

We’ve gotten so caught up discussing ransomware prevention with our clients that we’ve neglected to mention that several strains have already been defeated. In fact, there’s a decent chance you can actually decrypt all your data for free. Always make sure to check these lists before responding

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Fileless malware: who are the targets?

Fileless malware: who are the targets?

Business owners have spent the last couple months fearful of cyber attacks from the “fileless malware” plastered across headlines. The reality of this new threat doesn’t actually call for panic…yet. Getting acquainted with this new malware today could save you from a headache in the future. What

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Social engineering and cyber security

Social engineering and cyber security

Social engineering is the ability to manipulate people into willfully giving up their confidential information. The data varies, but in terms of cyber security this usually means passwords and bank information. Criminals are using social engineering to gain access to your business and its network by exploiting

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10 Ways Hackers Can Hack Your Facebook Account [Infographic]

Without a doubt, Facebook is a monster when it comes to active audience, with more than 1.71 billion people logging onto The Social Network every month, making it easily the most widely used social networking site in the world. But along with that success and popularity comes the inevitable attention from hackers.

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