Get 70% Off Reason Cybersecurity on Black Friday and Keep Your Business out of the Red. Nowadays, we associate the term ‘Black Friday’ with shopping and discounts galore, but the original term doesn’t share quite the same fun connotation. It was first put to use way back in 1869 and referred to a financial crisis when the stock market went into a free-for-all due to … Continue reading Cyber Attacks and Black Friday: All it takes is one attack to put you in the red.
Looking for another reason to put on your party hat? Well, we’ve got one: International Internet Day. Celebrated every October 29th since 2005, International Internet Day celebrates the first electronic message ever transferred between two computers. That first, small electronic transmission consisted of just an ‘L’ and an ‘O’ and took place back in 1969 just months after Neil Armstrong famously stated “That’s one small … Continue reading International Internet Day: A Reminder about Security Online.
To start with, weird, no make that really weird, messages, ransoms, and insults, yes insults, happen. And on that note, in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, today’s post looks at some of the craziest ransomware that we’ve seen to date, starting with the Nemty ransomware attack, named for the file name extension it adds to files following its encryption process. After the encryption … Continue reading What happens when ‘ransomware’ meets ‘crazy’?
6 tips for celebrating National Online Learning Day and keeping your data safe! Online learning certainly has many advantages; it is convenient, cost-efficient, environmentally friendly, and helps knock down educational and socio-economic barriers. However, for the 40 million students who recently fell victim to the famous Chegg breach, online learning might just be a painful reminder of the hazards of the online atmosphere. The Chegg … Continue reading To learn (online) or not to learn?
While spring cleaning may only come around once a year, PC cleaning needs to happen a lot more frequently. Decluttering your PC frees up storage space, helps your computer run faster, and improves its security. It can even extend your computer’s lifespan. Of course, this begs the question, “how do you declutter your PC?”. Let’s have a look. Doin’ the Digital Declutter. The good news … Continue reading Should I Remove It? It’s cleaning time! How to declutter your PC.
The threat landscape is undeniably becoming more challenging and more menacing every day. It seems that every time we turn on the news, we learn of another cybersecurity attack. Take, for example, the WannaCry ransomware worm which was first released in 2017 and rapidly spread around the globe, infecting over 230,000 machines in over 150 countries. Over two years later and this threat is still … Continue reading Reason Download Defender- It’s time to defend your downloads.