Will Your Data Go Up in Smoke? The Importance of IT Security in the Cannabis Industry By now you’re familiar with the headlines: A big‐name company (think Target, Yahoo!, Apple, et. al.) becomes a victim of a cyber‐attack. As of this writing, the latest company to fall to this type attack was the Cannabis Industry’s..
7 Cybersecurity Must for Los Angeles Financial Advisors Today’s new technologically advanced climate has brought with it a whole new set of security risks of which financial advisors must be aware in order to protect their clients’ private information and financial data. Getting hacked is every firm’s worst nightmare, and the real damage does not..
What could be worse than a ransomware infection? How about getting infected by crypto-ransomware that taunts you by slowly deleting your encrypted files while increasing the ransom demand until you pay for the decryption key? And don’t reboot your PC, or else the ransomware will delete 1,000 files at once as a reprisal.
A cybercrime gang has been using new malware to target business customers of banks in the United States and Canada and steal millions of dollars, primarily from business accounts, researchers at the IBM X-Force security group warn.
WordPress is great for setting up a website quickly and easily. If you want to ensure that your WordPress services are secure, you are going to have to take some steps. WordPress prioritizes security and ensures that the people using their products do not face issues. There have been a few cases where some big..
RANSOMWARE HAS BEEN an Internet scourge for more than a decade, but only recently has it made mainstream media headlines. That’s primarily due to a new trend in ransomware attacks: the targeting of hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
If the Target data breach has taught us anything, it’s that failing to protect customer privacy can result in serious fines and reputation issues. During the 2013 holiday season, Target confirmed publically that credit and debit card information for 40 million of its customers had been compromised (as well as email and mailing addresses for..
Long gone are the days where private information (like vault combinations and the name of your high school crush) are kept confined within a padlocked journal. Speculation has been circulating that Windows 10 gathers more info than it should. Whether or not you think privacy lines have been breached, here are some tips to protect..
Just when you thought your Mac was safe from all security threats, we have some troubling news for you. There’s a new form of scareware in town that’s been fooling Mac users into purchasing illegitimate software. And in all fairness, this one is quite convincing. If you want to ensure you don’t get duped, read..