Cyber Monday – Protect Yourself
Looking forward to Cyber Monday? So are the cyber-crooks. Distracted shoppers willing to click on any ad or link provide ample opportunity to spread the holiday cheer of ransomeware, malvertising, and all sorts of attacks. Make no mistake, they are preying on you. See 6 Tips to protect yourself.
Equifax Hack – Update
Many clients are asking how to check if they’ve been compromised. Deal is, either way you ARE affected.
‘Superseded the Equifax Hack Check’
There’s much discovery still taking place regarding the Equifax hack. The fact is this is huge. Most hacks allow criminals to gather partial info on your personal identity, piecing together on the dark web. Hacking Equifax however is a gold mine. Your full legal identity details all packaged up nicely for fraudulent use. Rightfully so […]
Attacked by Email
We are seeing a massive swarm attack of imitation emails. They look legit, but when you click on them WHAM, your computer is infected, crashed, or worse you become a casualty of identity theft. We are getting calls daily from people falling victim to these attacks. Common imitation emails are: – FedEx Shipment (or other) […]
What’s the difference between Business and Personal Computers?
Simple Answer: 1. Reliability 2. Feature set. For home, I may care more about: 1. Home photos / videos 2. General email and document use 3. Internet Surfing / Social networking, etc. 4. More Recreation and Family use. For Business, although the above may still apply, what trumps those wants are: 1. Reliability 2. Quality […]
What’s in a Password?
So what’s the big deal if my password is 1234 ??? Well that depends on what the password is protecting. Passwords are like = Keys & Locks. A weak password is like a skeleton key. If your only locking the hallway closet, a skeleton key (or password of 1234) is probably fine. But if your […]
IT as a Profit
We Declare that everyone's IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. Our clients profit more than the IT Department investment. The methodology is...