Category: Network Security

Snake Ransomware – the Newest Ransomware Threat Infecting Your Company’s Computers

What Is SNAKE Ransomware? Snake ransomware is the first malware threat that has been created in 2020. We are only 9 days in and hackers are already creating new ways to extort businesses! Snake ransomware is not targeting specific computers on a company’s network. The criminals behind it are targeting ALL computers on a network.…

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3 Public WiFi Security Risks and How You Can Avoid Them

Public WiFi is almost everywhere in today’s technology dominated world. Coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels and businesses have installed hotspots to feed the growing demand for universal access to WiFi. While convenient to use, there are hidden security risks and dangers you should know about. Shady individuals can use techniques combined with special computer programs…

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BlueKeep, What Is It? Why Does It Matter? How You Can Stop It Completely!

What Is It? BlueKeep, referred to as  CVE-2019-0708 by Microsoft, is a software vulnerability affecting older versions of Microsoft Windows. Its risk is significant because it attacks an operating system’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), which connects to another computer over a network connection, according to Jeff Elder from avast.com. “RDP has commonly been used as…

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Small Businesses Top the List of Cyber Security Victims!

The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is hot off the press! The report looks into thousands of the most recent data breaches and incidents. It identifies important trends and generates future predictions to help you understand today’s cyber security landscape. This summary will arm you with important information so you can protect your company…

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Cyber Security Threats Against Small Businesses Continue to Rise, and Are Proving to Be Incredibly Expensive

Did you know $133,000 is the median financial impact of a cyber-attack, including fines, downtime and other costs? In fact, the City of Portsmouth recently reported spending over $156,000 to clean up a Trojan virus that infected the city’s computer systems last year. As you can see, these national statistics include small and mid-sized organizations…

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