Now More Than Ever, Essential Service Workers Must Strengthen Passwords

While small-time hackers are targeting personal computers, larger and more malevolent groups are thinking bigger: attacking essential organizations–like local governments, pharmaceutical organizations, medical research companies, schools, and healthcare facilities.

Adapting Means Thinking Ahead: Order Tech Equipment Yesterday

The tech industry has seen a massive supply chain disruption since COVID-19 kicked into high gear, with both air and sea transportation becoming increasingly more unpredictable and expensive. Even the production lines themselves are being impacted negatively.

Have an Android? Be Careful Which Coronavirus Related Apps You Download

More than 51,000 domains have been claimed in the name of COVID-19 since it reared its ugly face just a few months ago, and according to researchers, a whopping 9% of them are under investigation for the possibility of being malicious.

Beware: Hackers Are Capitalizing On Your COVID-19 Anxieties

Reports have recently surfaced of phishing and malware scams offering “helpful” things like: voicemails containing virus updates, natural remedies, cures, tips on disinfecting your home, and fake products to use during quarantine.

Socially Distancing Telecommuters: Remember Personal Devices Aren’t As Protected!

At this point, most of us who can work from home safely are already doing so. The problem is that our devices at home aren’t nearly as protected as the ones our employers offer.

Working Remotely Through VPN During Quarantine Puts You at High Risk

In response to COVID-19, CISA (the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) is urging those who’ve been sent home to work to take extra caution as they connect to their organization through VPN.

Why Was an Entire City in Florida Forced to Pay a $600,000 Ransom to Hackers?

Riviera Beach joined the likes of San Diego, Baltimore, and Atlanta last summer after paying $600,000 worth of bitcoin to hackers who held the city’s computer systems ransom after malware infiltrated computers through a phishing email opened by a city employee.

Is it Up to the User or Manufacturer to Secure IoT Devices?

A new survey recently revealed that a whopping 75% of IoT users expect manufacturers to offer built-in protection for consumers. Additionally, three quarters of those folks even note that they’d avoid buying an IoT device altogether if they discovered it lacked embedded security features.

Juice Jacking: a New Way Hackers Can Steal Your Data

In an unsuspecting turn of events, hackers have figured out a new way to get into your device: from the outside.

Starting Now, Windows 7 Users are Now at High Risk for Malware

Are you included in the 33 percentile of the world that still runs on Windows 7? If so, you’re now officially 1 of hundreds of millions of computers unprotected by Microsoft’s security patches, updates, and support.