As a boy, I used to watch the old Dracula movies on Saturday nights. Dracula and other vampires in these movies couldn’t enter a house unless they were invited in. The fearless vampire hunter heroes knew this, but somehow there was always someone in the house that defeated security by extending the invitation.
More and more, ransomware has emerged as a major threat to individuals and businesses alike. It’s distributed in a variety of ways and is difficult to protect against because, just like the flu virus, it is constantly evolving.
If your business is running on a Windows 10 operating system (OS), you should be careful of Snatch, a new strain of ransomware that can easily bypass its security protocols. Discovered by a research team in Sophos, this malware can slip through Windows 10’s security software by rebooting your computer in Safe Mode and disabling […]
Join RESULTS Technology for our final Small Business Event of the year and enjoy lunch on us as we present Cyber Security for the Kansas City Business. Our speaker for this event is FBI Special Agent George Schultzel. He will discuss topics on what cyber crime looks like, how small businesses are targeted, and what you can do to make sure your company is not the next victim.
We hear a lot of talk about data security because of the constant threat of cyber attacks and hacking. News of data breaches are extremely common. You may find yourself dwelling on the threat ... what would you do in the event of a disaster? How would you access your data? Luckily, there is a broad range of solutions available, some of which can be money-saving, that can help mitigate risk.
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.
If you’ve been reading the news lately, you know that more than 20 Texas municipalities were recently infiltrated by hackers demanding, collectively, a $2.5 million ransom causing some of these entities to temporarily cease all operations and pay the demanded ransom.
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.
The recent global outbreak of ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya has made Microsoft sit up and pay attention to the need for better security features for Windows 10. Here are some of the new ones Microsoft has come up with to help keep PC users safe.
Has your organization been hit with a data breach or ransomware recently? This happens more often than you might think to businesses of all sizes. Given the frequency, complexity, and increasing number of threats, a multi-level, agile, and cutting-edge cybersecurity strategy is the only response that will protect businesses from massive losses.