How to create a strong passphrase

It’s not controversial to state that good, secure passwords are hard to create and even harder to remember.

And there are few things more frustrating than having to create a new password because you forgot the old one or were forced to change it.

In our attempt to make passwords easier to remember, we start adopting bad password habits.

Ransomware: What You Should Do to Protect Your Business Against This Real and Persistent Threat. 

Last week, White House sent out a memo addressed to Corporate Executives and Business leaders titled What We Urge You to Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware. 

You don’t have to be a news junkie to realize that ransomware incidents are on the rise.

Cybersecurity Effectiveness is Changing: Here is What You NEED to Know.

There is no question that business today is radically different than it was prior to 2020.  These changes over the last 18 months brought about new challenges in cybersecurity and how businesses need to think about keeping their network, and data, safe.

Cybersecurity terminology you need to know

Do IT security terms like “phishing” and “intrusion protection” sound extremely foreign to you? If so, it’s time you familiarize yourself with these and other common cybersecurity terms. By learning these basic concepts, you’ll be more aware of the depth and scope of online dangers and, hopefully, be better prepared to deal with them. Malware […]

Keep ransomware out of your Android device with these tips

More and more organizations are using mobile devices to conduct various business processes, from staying in touch with customers and partners to performing financial transactions. This fact is not lost on cybercriminals — they’re launching ransomware to get into Android devices and hold the data on these devices hostage in exchange for large sums of […]

Struck by ransomware? Try out these decryptors to recover your data

There are several ransomware decryptors now, thanks to communities of white hat hackers concerned about increasing ransomware attacks worldwide. While some of these decryptors do come with a price, the rest are free or can be availed for a minimum donation. The state of ransomware in 2021 so far Businesses need to deal with ransomware […]

Myth busted: Macs are NOT immune to viruses

It is common knowledge that Windows computers tend to deal with an assortment of viruses and malware, but many people fail to realize that even Macs face similar threats. As virus creators have become more adept at finding back doors and other vulnerabilities, more and more Macs have also fallen prey to malware. Here are […]

Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

Over the last few years, different versions of ransomware have sprung up, all aimed at extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for the release of your data, the first thing you must always check is if there’s a free cure for the ransomware that infected your systems. The state of ransomware […]

IT terms you need to know

Jargon can be intimidating if you’re dealing with IT issues and you’re anything but techy. Running an anti-malware scan can generate auto pop-ups that leave you clueless with IT terms that sound Greek. Learning the basic concepts listed here will help you move on and not be surprised the next time that happens. Malware For […]

How to tell if your Mac has a virus

Apple products often come with an air of invincibility, and through the years, they’ve shown resistance to threats in ways Microsoft computers aren’t privy to. This, however, does not mean that Macs aren’t invulnerable. Viruses that affect Macs There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely […]

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