Can Your Mobile Phone Get Infected with Malware?
Can your mobile phone be infected with malware? It sure can. You’re holding a small computer in your hand, and it can be susceptible to malicious software just like your laptop or desktop. Nuisanceware can be problematic when it is downloaded with other applications. Spyware can lead to stolen data, and one step up is […]Learn More
When iPhone Cables ATTACK!
Would you willingly plug a device into your smartphone or computer that would allow a stranger to see everything you type, steal your data, and install malware on your machine? Of course you wouldn’t. And, if you’ve read our recent article on Removable Media & Cybersecurity, you already know that you shouldn’t plug an unfamiliar […]Learn More
Difference Between Spear Phishing vs Phishing
What is phishing? First, the spelling is weird. The term "phishing" came from people who were fans of the "phone phreaks" of the 1960s and 1970s. In the beginning, the phone phreaks used a toy whistle to blow into a phone receiver and make it sound like a Hertz tone. This tricked the phone company's […]Learn More
How to Protect Your Small Business from Cyberthreats
Many small business owners often tend to foresee the possibility of their business becoming a target of cyber threats. They assume that since their business is small or still in the development phase, therefore, hackers and attackers would not be interested in breaching their business. But this is a misconception that can often end up […]Learn More
What Happens When You Pay the Ransom?
It’s a busy, productive Monday morning. You have a lot to tackle this week and briskly move from task to task. Suddenly, a window pops up on your screen rudely notifying you that the file you’re trying to open is encrypted and you will have to pay to restore your data. Your co-workers start murmuring […]Learn More
Apple Security Update
We strongly advise you to update your Apple devices as soon as possible. Apple has released urgent security updates for iPhone and iPad to address a critical spyware vulnerability. This vulnerability allows threat actors to infiltrate a user's phone without the user clicking on anything. Read Apple's update HERE. Here's how to update your iPhone […]Learn More
What You Need to Know About Spear Phishing
Have you ever received an email that you recognized as a scam, but it contained a lot of real details about you, your company or the purported sender? If so, you may have been the target of a spear phishing attack. Spear Phishing vs Phishing A typical phishing email is designed to look like it […]Learn More
The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi
Do you use the free wi-fi at coffee shops, restaurants, airports or hotels to catch up on work? One of the perks of remote and hybrid work is that one can log in from anywhere. But, while free public wi-fi is convenient, it can pose serious security and privacy risks. Why is Public Wi-Fi Risky? […]Learn More