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Category Archives: Cybersecurity

  1. Ransomware: Now with More Extortion

    Ransomware is still all over the place – attacks are up more than 20% in 2020.  But a ransomware-only attack is quickly being replaced by more sophisticated – and ruthless – attacks. In a traditional ransomware attack, a cyber criminal finds a way onto business networks (often with stolen usernames and passwords) and runs software…

  2. Business Cybersecurity News: Early August, 2020

    Cybercriminals are getting smarter about who they’re targeting, how they’re getting into networks, what they’re threatening to do to businesses, and how much they’re charging.   Meanwhile, employees are helping them into their employers’ networks, even when they know better.  It’s been a busy couple of weeks in cybersecurity news! Microsoft Office 365 is becoming the…

  3. Business Network Security News: June 15th-31st, 2020

    The pandemic hasn’t slowed down cyber crime attacks – in fact, it’s made them more prevalent than ever.  That’s because businesses are more reliant on their networks than ever with so many of their employees working from home.  Here are some of the best articles on  threats facing small and mid-size businesses right now. Criminals…

  4. Hackers Wait Up to Six Months After Access to Trigger Ransomware

    One of the many things people want to know after they suffer a ransomware attack is “how did they gain access to my network?”  However it happened, it may have happened many months ago – and ransomware victims may have bigger problems than encrypted files. In many cases, Small and Medium-sized Businesses compromised with malware…