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Cyber Security Blunders of 2019

Cyber Security

The year is coming to an end and 2019 has had its fair share of cyber security blunders. Leading to headlines of hacks, scams, and leaks. Some issues were unavoidable for the public as some were very avoidable. In 2019, we saw a lot of news coming out about leaks, invasion of privacy, and ransomware. … Read moreCyber Security Blunders of 2019

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