What is Malvertising?

What is Malvertising We are in a time when “fake news” has become a term thrown around so frequently it is now part of our vernacular. In fact, there are quite a few new terms and words borne from the rise of technology in our lives. One of those words is malvertising. What is malvertising? It’s when attackers are using sites to steal browser data via a malicious campaign that appears legitimate (don’t they always?) and in reality, can potentially download malware onto the computer of the [...]

2020-02-25T14:49:25-06:00|Uncategorized|

Ransomware Getting Smarter – Protect Your Business

Although some may have hoped that the threat of ransomware was on the decline, the reality is that it’s quite the opposite. Until now, attacks seemed to be targeted directly at its victims, but Microsoft warns that may no longer be true. With their discovery of self-propagating ransomware it’s vital to fully understand the possible risk of infection. Ransomware, the malware that locks up infected systems and demands payment to return access to users, has been steadily increasing its infection rate over the course of this year. Enigma [...]

2020-02-16T10:26:44-06:00|General Tech, Security, Windows|

Beware – New Android Malware Can Erase Your Phone

People easily get riled up over online security. With a quick Google search, you can find dozens of articles warning about Trojans, viruses and other security threats. But how many of them do you actually need to worry about? Really, it all comes down to threats that cause massive damage and affect your unique technology. So if you’re an Android user, there’s a new type of malware that fits both these categories. With the ability to wipe out all the personal data on your phone, this terrifying security [...]

2016-02-23T05:44:50-06:00|Security|

Protect Yourself & Company from Chimera

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. Cyber [...]

2015-12-29T19:08:43-06:00|Security, Windows|

Keep Your Small Business Secure with These Top 8 Tips

If you own and operate a small business, lowering costs is an important part of keeping your company in the black. Cutting costs on your IT budget could inadvertently compromise your company’s security. Even though small businesses may not have all of the resources that large corporations do, they are still just as vulnerable to the same security threats. Here are some ways to help keep your small business secure: Purchase Anti-virus Software. Every computer is vulnerable to the wide variety of viruses, trojans, and worms that are [...]

2015-11-22T06:38:20-06:00|Articles, Security|

Does Your Business Need Antivirus Software?

Most business owners know what antivirus software is and have a vague idea what it's supposed to do. But does your business really need Antivirus software? This is a question that I receive from time to time from some of my clients and my answer is ALWAYS YES. Without proper protection malware protection for your computer you are putting your company, your clients and yourself at risk for disaster. Without proper antivirus protection and better yet a security suite of protection, you are leaving yourself and your business [...]

2020-09-25T09:24:16-05:00|Articles, Security|
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