While cybercriminals create new malware strains or look for software vulnerabilities to exploit, other criminal minds happily rely on an old, yet effective, trick: phishing scams. Such scams persist because people still fall for fraudulent email that asks recipients to reveal personal information or download an attachment containing malware. Happily, Google has further improved Gmail’s […]
Everyone uses email as the central hub for their personal internet activities, but this also makes it an attractive target for cyberattacks. The importance of email security is vital to your company’s survival, so applying these simple tips can dramatically reduce your exposure to hackers and malware. Use separate email accounts Most people use a […]
One basic internet security habit that everyone should remember is to avoid websites that aren’t secured with the HTTPS protocol. This is as simple as looking at your URL bar to check whether the URL string starts with “https” and whether there is a symbol of a closed padlock beside it. HTTPS Encryption When you […]
If you think your iPhone is safe from phishers, think again. Criminals are getting smarter by the day, and recently, they’ve been using voice phishing scams, pretending to call on behalf of Apple Support to make iPhone owners divulge sensitive information.. Do not be a victim of voice phishing by following these tips. If you […]
Sending phishing emails is the most common method hackers use to distribute malware and steal information. In fact, there are billions of phishing emails sent every year, and millions of people keep falling for them. However, if you’re subscribed to Office 365 there’s a good chance that you won’t see harmful messages in your inbox, […]
Experts are constantly creating new security systems to protect individuals and businesses from hackers. From those who want to attend popular events like the Olympics to avoiding an angry boss, hackers are preying on gullible victims to circumvent network security systems and steal sensitive information. If you don’t want to be the next victim, read […]
Anglers catch fish by dangling bait in front of their victims, and hackers use the same strategy to trick your employees. There’s a new phishing scam making the rounds and the digital bait is almost impossible to distinguish from the real thing. Here are the three things to watch out for in Office 365 scams. […]
Most small and midsize business (SMB) owners exist in a bubble of blissful ignorance. They focus on the day-to-day operations of their organization — driving growth, facilitating hiring, and guiding marketing — without a single thought given to the security of the computer networks these processes depend on.
On a daily basis, you see reports of different companies getting breached and data stolen. Heck, just this morning on my way in to work, I heard about how Panera Bread is reporting that data was stolen from their system. Last week, we heard about Under Armour and the 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts that were hacked.
Phishing schemes abound every season, and tax season is no exception. It’s an important time of year in the corporate world and cybercriminals are looking to take advantage of it, which is why your business must ensure that your confidential data is kept under lock and key. Phishing baits to watch out for Phishing attacks […]