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Free decryption tools fight ransomware

Similar to the shakedowns you see in mob movies where innocent shop owners are forced to pay “protection money,” deploying ransomware is a means of extortion. Computer hackers install it on your[...]

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5 security measures made easy

Let’s face it, keeping yourself free from online threats can be a pain: using different passwords for every site, changing them every three months, using advanced encryption, the list goes on and on.[...]

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Microsoft Office 365 ravaged by ransomware

The Internet is a powerful platform that brings people together on a global level while giving them access to a wealth of information anytime they please. With the good, comes the bad - some utilize[...]

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Game Over: NBA team losses valuable data

Good cyber security, much like the best NBA defenses, must be strong and able to stop threats from every which way. For the Milwaukee Bucks, their on-court and cyber security defense could both use a[...]

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Ransomware to begin self-propagation

One of the biggest fears security experts have may be coming true: self-replicating ransomware. Viruses that have the ability to copy and spread themselves to new systems are nothing new, but until[...]

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Why Peter Pan’s cloud migration would thrive

Think happy thoughts. Peter Pan knew the power of positive thinking more than any of us, which is why if he had a business today it would have likely been a great candidate for cloud technology. You[...]

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How business continuity plans can fail

Your managed IT service provider, who you have tasked with looking after your company’s tech, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that can lead to some[...]

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Are your site’s images hiding an attack?

As more and more content management services are released to aid SMBs in online marketing, security risks also increase. One such helper is the image processing service ImageMagick. And while it has[...]

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Essential Microsoft Word formatting tips

Microsoft Word has been around for over 20 years, and for better or worse it has become increasingly complex. What started as a simple text editor has evolved into a multifaceted piece of writing,[...]

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Cybersecurity: 4 types of hackers

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? Many business owners never ask these questions, and instead only think about the means of how a cyber attack takes place. But[...]

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