How to prevent and recover from a ransomware attack

How to Prevent and Recover from a Ransomware Attack

By | Cybersecurity, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

You login to your computer to check your morning emails. Suddenly, a ransomware message pops up on the screen. “Your computer has been hacked! In order to regain access, send money to this address!” If your business has been hit with a ransomware attack, check out these tips for recovering from a cybersecurity breach and preventing another one.

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Hacking news: why virtual teams need better video conferencing security

Hacking News: Why Virtual Teams Need Better Video Conference Security

By | Cybersecurity, Hacking, Managed Services, News & Updates, Training, Video Conferencing, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

Businesses have never been so reliant on ensuring safe, reliable communication between mobile teams. With the current coronavirus pandemic, it is all the more critical to maintain contact and work together—without actually being together. Virtual teams must now implement collaboration strategy that includes one key element: secure video conferencing. Employees…

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The Latest Cybersecurity Threat: Banking Trojans

The Latest Cybersecurity Threat: Banking Trojans

By | Cybersecurity, Email Security, Hacking, Network Infrastructure & Security, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

Trojans are a broad category of malware that was first described as a theoretical computer vulnerability by the US Air Force in 1974. Since then, they’ve become some of the most insidious and dangerous types of malware in existence. One type, known as the banking trojan, specializes in stealing financial…

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Don’t Fall Victim to the Latest Ransomware Scam this Tax Season

Don’t Fall Victim to the Latest Ransomware Scam This Tax Season

By | Cybersecurity, Phishing, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

It’s another tax season, and while most companies scramble to file their Internal Revenue Service (IRS) returns, scammers will be looking to capitalize on the chaos. Con artists use this time to elicit sensitive information from individuals and businesses, using the IRS as their preferred moniker. Falling victim to a…

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Government Hacking and Defending Against Ransomware Attacks

Government Hacking and Defending Against Ransomware Attacks

By | Cybersecurity, Government & Public Sector, Hacking, Network Infrastructure & Security, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

The number of ransomware attacks against public and private entities in the past few years has exploded. What used to be a somewhat uncommon tactic in comparison to phishing and other social engineering approaches is now taking the central spotlight as cyber criminals become aware of a critical shortcoming existent…

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Why Government Agencies Need to Be Proactive About Ransomware

Government Agencies Need to Be Proactive About Ransomware

By | Government & Public Sector, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

Think only private companies are targets for hackers? Think again. A new and disturbing trend in cyberattacks on city, regional, and state governments is gaining new levels of severity in the United States. Cybercriminals, armed with ransomware, are increasingly targeting government bodies. From small towns to large cities, not a…

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Examine 3 Recent Business Data Breaches & Learn How to Prevent Hacking

By | Cybersecurity, Email Security, Hacking, Phishing, Training, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

Today, businesses are more likely than not to experience a security threat. With the prevalence and variety of hacking techniques occurring today, organizations face a unique challenge of maintaining effective security of their systems and data. Here are some recent scenarios where major breaches occurred – and what companies could have done to…

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How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

By | Cybersecurity, Phishing, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack struck computers across the world. Businesses and financial markets were crippled by this cyberattack. Government agencies, hospitals, and universities struggled to stay open and operate as the malware locked up systems and data. When it’s all finally calculated, the financial and productivity losses…

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