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What You Need to Know About Ransomware

By Redbud on Sep 29, 2017 10:28:42 AM

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Ransomware attacks are increasing at a terrifying rate. Recently, the ransomware attack “WannaCry” affected an alarmingly high number of individuals. In mid-May of this year, over 230,000 computers were affected spanning more than 150 countries. Individuals along with major corporations were targeted through the Windows operating system. Unless the ransom was paid, the organization would not be able to retrieve their encrypted data.

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How to Identify Phishing Attacks

By staff on Feb 14, 2017 12:46:20 PM

Phishing is an increasingly popular way for cybercriminals to steal a user’s personal information. Phishing is accomplished through electronic communication, usually in the form of a fake website that appears to be genuine, and can be difficult for the average person to detect. These nefarious cyber invitations will seem to be coming from a legitimate source to trick users into revealing login information or to install malware on their computers. Hackers do this by requesting sensitive details about bank information and personal identity or they include dangerous attachments in emails.

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5 Staggering Cybercrime Statistics

By staff on Nov 30, 2016 9:19:40 AM

If you think your business doesn’t need cyber security to protect its sensitive data, check out some of the staggering cybercrime facts posted by Security Intelligence earlier this month. We’ve listed the top five we think are especially important, but all the facts can be found here.

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Lessons Learned from Hacked Companies

By staff on Nov 15, 2016 12:41:05 PM

Target. Sony. Ashley Madison. What do these companies have in common?

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6 Cyber Security Terms to Know

By staff on Oct 31, 2016 4:52:45 AM

Cyber security attacks are continuously on the rise as hackers evolve their cyber scams. The best way to avoid a hack is to have a proactive and preventative approach to protecting your data. Familiarizing yourself with common cyber security terms can help you recognize a threat and help guard your information from an attack.

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How to Protect Yourself Online

By staff on Oct 17, 2016 3:26:49 PM

Cyber security attacks come in all sizes ranging from global (Cyberterrorism) to industrial (ransomware) to the individual (hacks on personal information).

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3 Benefits of Cyber Security

By staff on Aug 31, 2016 5:05:03 AM

Cyber security improves businesses and organizations on a variety of levels, but three of the top benefits of cyber security are:

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