Will That Click Cost You Thousands?

Will That Click Cost You Thousands?

Ransomware has undeniably been the biggest security threat of 2016. No-one was safe. Hackers targeted everyone and everything, including home PCs – and they were astoundingly successful – earning themselves upwards of $846million from US reported incidents alone....
How To Stay Safe While Being Social

How To Stay Safe While Being Social

People happily share their private information online, building robust libraries that can easily become a one-stop goldmine for fraudsters. It’s not exactly the intention everyone has when they sign up, as the whole point of Facebook is to share your life with your...
6 Quick Security Tips To Keep Your Business Safe

6 Quick Security Tips To Keep Your Business Safe

Every employee shares one inescapable flaw that is putting your business at risk. They’re human. 59% of data breaches can be traced back to something an employee did (or didn’t do), which invited a cyber-attack. The scam goes like this: To lock hackers out, build...
How To Spot A Tech Scam Before You Get Stung

How To Spot A Tech Scam Before You Get Stung

Last month we got the skinny on SSDs and how one little upgrade can speed up your computing life. In this edition, I’m calling out tech scammers and the tricks they’re using to con millions out of computer owners each year. If your computer had a virus, you’d want to...
Could Your Backups Survive A Ransomware Attack?

Could Your Backups Survive A Ransomware Attack?

More and more businesses and organizations are getting stung by ransomware demands. Hospitals, schools, social networks…some days it seems like an epidemic that leaps around arbitrarily, and hackers are raking in millions. Tallied across the word…billions. Ransomware...