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Got a Bad Case of Password Exhaustion?

October 22, 2016 | By | 0 Comments duplicate-password

Got a Bad Case of Password Exhaustion? You’re not alone! Most people use the same password everywhere – home, work, Gmail, Facebook… even for banking. Considering how many passwords we’re expected to remember and use on a daily basis, password exhaustion is a very real thing. It’s no wonder that when yet another prompt for a password appears, users enter easily guessed combinations like ‘abcd’ or ‘password’. Trouble is, even if your password is making the required effort, hackers are taking a daily stroll around the internet and collecting logins and passwords as they go, from either leaked details or... Read More

Revive Your Slow Computer with an Easy Bottleneck Blitz

October 15, 2016 | By | 0 Comments ssd

Revive Your Slow Computer with an Easy Bottleneck Blitz Old age creeps up slowly – unless you’re a computer. Then it seems to happen overnight. One day you’re logging in normally and jumping right into the action, the next day booting up takes so long you not only have time to make a cup of coffee, you could have run out to the local café for the good stuff. This is the stage where many people throw their hands in the air and start wishing for a new computer. Except your computer isn’t broken and doesn’t need replacing, it’s just….slow.... Read More

5 Red Flags of Phishing Emails: Think Before You Click

October 8, 2016 | By | 0 Comments phishing

5 Red Flags of Phishing Emails: Think Before You Click A single click can be the difference between maintaining data security and suffering massive financial losses. From the moment just one employee takes the bait in a phishing email, your business is vulnerable to data breaches and extensive downtime. Quickly spot the red flags and put phishing emails where they belong: 1. Poor spelling and grammar While occasional typos happen to even the best of us, an email filled with errors is a clear warning sign. Most companies push their campaigns through multiple review stages where errors are blitzed and... Read More

Could Your Backups Survive A Ransomware Attack?

October 1, 2016 | By | 0 Comments ransomware

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 attacks are devious in their simplicity. A user in the target business is tricked into opening a file, usually through a phishing email or download. The file contains malware which instantly encrypts your data and demands money in exchange for the password. No payment = no password = no data. All of the target businesses should... Read More