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Malicious Apps in App Stores

The bad guys are developing malicious applications with the hopes of making their way into your mobile device’s app store –and sometimes they’re successful. Recently, over 100,000 people across the globe downloaded applications containing spyware from a reputable app store....

Dangerous Netflix Billing Scam is Back

The Netflix Billing Scam is back.  Cyber-criminals are sending out email messages asking users to update their billing information but don’t click that link! If you do, the bad guys could steal your login details, your credit card data, your picture, your ID, and even more if...

Watch out for W2 and Tax Fraud Phishing

The bad guys are starting their tax scams early this season! Everyone should look out for urgent emails and phone calls supposedly coming from the IRS or tax-related companies in the next few months. If you receive a phone call from the IRS claiming you owe back taxes and must...

CEO Fraud By Gift Card?

Your Boss emails and asks you to buy some gift cards and email him the codes from the back of the card.  You would do it, right?  A crafty mix of social engineering, great timing, and context act as the perfect ingredients to trick unwitting users into buying gift cards by...

CYBER MONDAY – BARGAINS AND CYBER-CRIME ABOUND

Online Shopping Offers Convenience and Risk The busy holiday season and all the online deals sometimes lead us to let our guard down when shopping online.  Cyber-criminals are busy this time of year too.   A few things to think about while shopping online: Use a credit card...

ONLINE BLACK FRIDAY SALES AND SCAMS

It’s the Holiday Season for the bad guys too! But not the way you might think. They go into scam-overdrive mode. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest on-line shopping days and they are out to get rich with your money. So what to look out for? At the moment, there...

RECOGNIZE PHISHING EMAIL SCAMS

Social Engineering Red Flags #1: Sender   The prevalence of phishing scams is at an all-time high. Because you are the key to preventing a cyberattack, it is important to question the legitimacy of every email you receive. Below is a list of questions to ask yourself about...

NETWORK SUPPORT

Network Support – Design and Implementation Your network is the foundation of your system, and care should be taken to select the best technology. As your business grows, we can assist with ensuring that your network supports increased demand and foresees any challenges...

Social Media Quizzes – Fun and Harmless?

Fun and Games until you realize you just gave out the answers to your bank account security questions Browsing through my timeline on Facebook, I see many of my friends answering personality quizzes or answering seemingly harmless questions.  Its social media, we’re supposed to...

What is BDR? Backup and Disaster Recovery Explained

Backup and disaster recovery (BDR) is a combination of data backup and disaster recovery solutions that work cohesively to ensure a company’s business continuity and computer security.  Offsite cloud backups protect your data and with a Business Continuity plan, you can run your...