“123456” — that’s the password that got 23.2 million people hacked, according to a 2019 study. That’s on top of the 7.7 million people who used “123456789” or the 3.6 million folks who had “password” as their password. Hackers are already “great” at what they do, but such passwords make their jobs even easier. So much so […]
The long-term effects of the virus itself are difficult to assess, much less the long-term effects of the virus on the fabric of society. We do, however, know that as a whole, businesses and individuals are becoming much more focused on utilizing the Internet and technology.
While many jobs and educational opportunities have been remote for a long time, the coronavirus has propelled us into a new era in which it is demanded of us. And with this long-term change comes a new issue: cybersecurity threats.
In this article, we’ll discuss some of the cybersecurity threats we’ve seen pop up in the past couple of months as the virus spreads. We’ll also talk about threats that experts warn could occur, and how you can protect yourself and your business.
Remember; cybersecurity threats are everywhere, and it is best to be proactive rather than reactive.
Hackers love to go after small businesses. There are many businesses to choose from, and many don’t invest in good IT security. Plus, many business owners and their employees have bad cyber security habits. They do things that increase their risk of a malware attack or a cyber-attack. Here are five bad habits that can […]
Every single employee at your company can be a cyber security risk if they aren’t trained properly. Learn online security tips all your employees should know. Cyber security is crucial for small businesses. According to statistics, one in five small businesses will be hacked at some point and of those, 60 percent will go out of […]
Phishing scams are among the most common cyber threats. Learn fifteen practical tips to identify and prevent phishing scams today. If not, we have come up with the top 11 ways to identify phishing scams and to protect your information. Keep reading below to see how to prevent phishing with our top 11 tips. What […]
January 14, 2020, the world will bid a fond farewell to the beloved Windows 7 operating system. Well, sort of. Microsoft has declared that, after that date, it will no longer update or support the system. It’s the final nail in the coffin for a trustworthy, oft-touted software package that’s been running on fumes since newer versions hit the scene. And, as with any funeral, there are some arrangements to be made for the millions of businesses that have stuck it out to the end. Here’s everything you need to know about the coming changes – and what you should do now to prepare.
Hackers go for the gold. This means that banking information makes for the number one target. These cyberattacks lead to the theft of large sums of money, undermine the economic stability of individuals and organizations, as well as destroy the reputation of banks and other financial institutions. When these incidents occur, the damage can be […]
To avoid detection by antimalware programs, cybercriminals are increasingly abusing legitimate software tools and legitimate programs in systems to steal data or ruin its integrity. They use fileless malware to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic or IT/system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints. Ultimately, your business could […]
In the wake of unprecedented rates of digital crime, with the cost and frequency of data breaches constantly skyrocketing year after year, companies all over the world have been forced to scramble for solutions. There’s an arms race running behind the scenes of every piece of technology we use in business today, as cyber security […]
Hackers have found a new way to track you online. Aside from using advertisements and suggestions, they can now use autocomplete passwords to track you down. Feeling unsecure? Here are some ways to keep you out of harm’s way. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion internet users […]