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HTTP & HTTPS: Why The Difference Matters

When we type a website into our browser of choice, often we will see it change to the full URL of the website and it will almost always start with either HTTP:// or HTTPS://. One might disregard the beginning of the URL, called the protocol, in favor of the actual domain name. In this post, … Read moreHTTP & HTTPS: Why The Difference Matters

Phishing Scams: How Businesses are the Real Bait

Phishing

One phish, two phish…. Clicked phish, data breach. This phrase was recently seen on the monitor at a hospital and it was alarming because a hospital has so many sensitive files. Hospitals contain all your medical records and your sensitive billing information. Well according to Forbes Magazine, one of the most popular phishing scams of … Read morePhishing Scams: How Businesses are the Real Bait

Ransomware: Do’s and Don’ts

Ransomware

Logging in to your computer one morning, it opens to a screen claiming the computer is locked and your files encrypted. It presents you with the option to recover your files, at an incredibly steep price. When you attempt to access one of your latest files, you see some gibberish text. Again you try to … Read moreRansomware: Do’s and Don’ts

Cyber Attacks: What to Watch out for in 2018

Technology is a blessing. We get that. Sadly, so do hackers and cyber criminals who use such technology to breach companies’ security and obtain sensitive data. You know exactly what we’re talking about: ransomware, Trojan viruses, and malware. These culprits cause companies (and individuals) to sweat profusely while breaching, obtaining, or encrypting their valuable information and … Read moreCyber Attacks: What to Watch out for in 2018

Anti-Malware Protection: Why It’s Important

In the world of constant updates, technology can be out of date due to new products and features. However, one thing you should not over-look is your anti-malware software. It is important to remember that not all technology betters the world. There are people who do not have the best intentions; they mean to do … Read moreAnti-Malware Protection: Why It’s Important