Online impersonation is growing more prevalent every day. When it comes to infiltrating an organization, cybercriminals have more tricks up their sleeves than just phishing attacks these days. Social media sites, including LinkedIn, have become the new and favored trend in cyberattacks.
Malware is a catch-all term for any software that is meaningfully designed to cause extensive damage to a network, server, single computer or any mobile device or to gain unauthorized access to a network. It comes in many forms, such as viruses, worms, trojans, ransomware, spyware, adware, rogue software, etc.
Your business is like a machine. Every department is a cog, well-greased and moving toward a similar goal. Machines work well when all other variables are controlled, but they fail to operate if one cog falls out of line. Your IT infrastructure is the operator of your machine that oversees all of the cogs.
Although you cannot completely prevent identity theft – for example, your personal information is compromised in a data breach – there are many ways you can greatly reduce your risk of becoming a victim. To avoid the time and money required to provide reports and affidavits proving the theft and which accounts have been compromised and then working to recover your identity, here are 10 typical identity theft scenarios to help you protect yourself from identity theft.
Sextortion is a sensitive subject AND now is one of the top three online scams that people need to be aware of. Trust me it happens! I have assisted three clients with this over the last year. Cybercriminals use sextortion mostly to exploit victims to extort money, or blackmail.
These days there are a lot scarier things on the Internet than just slow loading speeds. What do you know about the Dark Web and how it could affect you? Well, what you don’t know can hurt you and your business.
When it comes to protecting your small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) against cyber attacks, your managed service provider (MSP) can only take your cybersecurity so far. It is best to always remember the first line of defense is the user. User error is the greatest risk that exist in businesses everywhere.
Are you and your employees as proficient at spotting phishing emails as you think? You would be amazed at the most legitimate looking emails that can fool even the experts, unless you know what to look for. Did you know that more than one-third of all cyber attacks start with phishing emails and cause 90% of security breaches? These fraudulent attempts to
OrLANtech is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Keith Coker and Chriss Rhode, the partners, are looking back at humble beginnings and the many milestones in the company’s history, where they are today and what’s ahead – always with the focus on their clients and staff.
If you’re not using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for your Microsoft 365 or any email account for that matter, don’t wait - you need to start now. Cyber criminals are getting quite proficient at phishing attacks against users who work-from-anywhere-anytime.