Why Business Owners Are 12x More Likely To Be a Cyber Target

As a business owner, you have enough to worry about.  Now, you have to worry about being a cyber target, too.  But, what does it mean to be a cyber target?  Is there something more you should do?  Your business already has a firewall and anti-virus software.  Isn’t that enough?  Your business isn’t a multinational corporation, after all. Cyber Target You and your business are a target because hackers want

Watch Out for Cyber Attacks this Holiday Season

Cyber security is something we all need to worry about, but the holiday season may make us more vulnerable to certain kinds of cyber attacks, most of which revolve around holiday shopping. Here are some of the scams that tend to show up this time of year: E-Skimming The target of e-skimming is company’s online stores. The attackers tend to go for medium-sized companies that have a good number of

4 Common Sources of Computer Viruses

4 Common Sources of Computer Viruses

When you think of computer safety, the first thing that comes to mind is avoiding and preventing computer viruses. Everyone knows that a computer virus can destroy your laptop to the point where it’s completely non-functional. If it hasn’t happened to you before, then it’s happened to someone you know. The thing is, we never really talk about how we get viruses in the first place. You probably have a firewall

Now Safely Use Any Internet Connection with a VPN

Now Safely Use Any Internet Connection with a VPN

You may have already heard some of the hype about Virtual Private Networks. VPNs work by masking the user’s IP address so their true identity and location remain unknown. They permit anonymity and keep others from tracking web activities. The internet connection is rerouted through remote servers to accomplish this. Governmental and geographic boundaries can often be circumvented. These networks bring possibilities of avoiding censorship and allow anonymous material downloading

The Newest Extortion Scams Are Using Your Own Passwords as Bait

The Newest Extortion Scams Are Using Your Own Passwords as Bait

As internet scams become more and more sophisticated extortion scammers have found another new piece of bait by which to hook internet users and that is with their old passwords. These extortion schemes often claim that someone has the person’s compromising information and that they are happy to help get that information back if the person is willing to pay them to do so. Fearing that their information is going