Antivirus is the last thing you would expect to be compromised and weaponized against you for malicious purposes. Ironically, a recent update to Windows Defender Antivirus put the solution on the list of applications and programs abused by cybercriminals.
Businesses today are actively looking for robust cybersecurity protection to keep up with the rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. Many small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) for help.
In February of this year, Google removed over 500 malicious plugins from the Chrome store which stole data from nearly 1.7 million users. While the tech-giant announced they have since taken several steps to improve the browser’s privacy and security protections, it is evident that malicious Chrome extensions remain a persistent threat.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has spoken about a major cyber attack. The cyber attacks were widespread, covering “all levels of government” as well as essential service providers and businesses, according to BBC news. Australia is leading by example and helping companies and local governments to understand the threats and what to do to mitigate them.
Uptime and productivity are important to your customers, and you are constantly hard at work monitoring and managing their network to prevent any issues that might come up.
Ransomware gangs have shown no sign of slowing down as more sophisticated and complex attacks are developed to evade traditional security solutions such as antivirus, firewalls, and other threat detection tools.
One of the biggest challenges IT Professionals face today is establishing the right security foundation for their organization.
In the past, the axiom, “humans are the weakest link,” was the battle cry of many cyber security professionals. Users, that is, non-security employees, were constantly doing “dumb” things in the eyes of the practitioner.
Historically, data breaches that make the news are typically carried out by outside attacks, however; the frequency and cost of insider-related cyber attacks have increased over the last few years.
A new strain of ransomware known as Maze is disrupting organizations around the world. Maze occurs when a cybercriminal steals data before encrypting it and threatens to publicly release the stolen data if the organization does not pay.
Over the last month, we have observed a major shift in the way businesses and organizations communicate internally. As millions of new users are introduced to remote-collaboration tools, the risks associated with these services continue to increase.
The FBI has issued a public service announcement warning citizens to be wary of email and malware scams that continue to circulate in tandem with the Covid-19 news cycle. While many of you might already be familiar with the fake Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization emails, we have observed an increase in […]