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Uh oh! You’re at greater risk of malware than ever before

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Here’s something not-so-fun but incredibly important to talk about: Malware attacks. And it’s bad news. These scary cyber threats are hitting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) harder than ever before. That means you need to know how you can defend your business.  First things first, what exactly is Malware?  Think of it as a digital […]

Is this the most dangerous phishing scam yet?

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Email security breaches are on the rise, with cybercriminals constantly devising new ways to infiltrate inboxes and steal sensitive information. Picture this: You’re going about your day, checking your emails, when suddenly you see a message from a company you trust. You think, “Great! That’s safe to read”. But hold on just one minute… this […]

And the award for most common phishing scam goes to…

Phishing emails awards

If there’s one thing that’s 100% certain when it comes to protecting your business data, it’s that you need to be aware of “Phishing Emails“ First things first, what exactly is a phishing email? Picture it as a wolf in sheep’s clothing, posing as a legitimate communication to deceive unsuspecting recipients. These emails often contain […]

Which ransomware payment option is best? (Hint: none)

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“Picture this: Your business falls prey to a ransomware attack, leaving your valuable data locked away by cyber criminals demanding a hefty ransom fee. As the pressure mounts, you might be tempted to pay up to protect your assets. However, recent research unveils a disturbing trend: ransomware gangs are evolving their tactics, offering victims payment extension options akin to ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes. This unsettling development adds a new layer of complexity to an already dire situation, leaving businesses grappling with tough choices and uncertain outcomes.”

Think twice—your business could be a prime target!

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Think again. Cyber criminals are targeting businesses of all sizes using “botnets,” as recent reports reveal a broad net cast across industries. Malicious botnets are the secret weapons of cyber criminals, comprising compromised devices controlled by a single malicious puppeteer. These can be anything from your computer to your smart refrigerator. Moreover, your refrigerator can […]

Cybersecurity Threat Assessment

Cybersecurity Threat Assessment is a critical process that involves identifying, evaluating, and prioritizing potential threats and vulnerabilities to an organization’s information systems, networks, and data. This assessment helps organizations understand their exposure to cyber risks and take appropriate measures to mitigate those risks. Here’s a breakdown of the key components and steps involved in cyber […]

STRENGTHENING YOUR DIGITAL DEFENSES: Best Practices to Combat Phishing and Fraud

In today’s interconnected world, where the internet serves as both a resource and a potential danger, the importance of safeguarding against phishing and fraud cannot be overstated. These malicious activities prey on individuals and organizations, attempting to steal sensitive information or manipulate financial transactions through deceit. The battle against these threats requires a proactive and […]

Protecting Your Email: Preventing Hijacking

Email hijacking poses a serious threat in our digital world. Cybercriminals employ various tactics, such as phishing and malware, to gain unauthorized access to email accounts. To safeguard your privacy and data, follow these essential tips. Conclusion: By following these proactive steps, you can fortify your email account against hijacking attempts, ensuring a secure and […]