Tag Archives: security

What is “Cryptolocker” and other Ransomware

You've probably heard of Cryptolocker.  Your business may have even been affected by it.  Even government services have been hit.  Cryptolocker is a type of malware that is classified as "Ransomware".  Basically, it infects your computer and asks (or demands) that you pay to have it removed. Ransomware goes all the way back to 1989,…
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Phishing Attacks are a Door into Your Network

Hackers and Scammers can exploit unwitting employees to access sensitive information. You may have heard about the recent Target or Home Depot security breaches in which a combined 160 million+ credit cards and other personal information was stolen.  In both cases, the hackers were able to get into the super stores' networks through a Phishing…
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