How much can you afford to keep your company secure?

Posted by - April 30, 2018

Does your business have a spare $2 million around to fix your computer problems when you get the next Ransomware attack?  As you may have seen in the news, the city of Atlanta, George recently became a victim of the SamSam ransomware, shutting down operational systems. Unlike most ransomware, SamSam indiscriminately searches the internet for… Read more »

Cybercrime is costing businesses thousands of dollars

Posted by - April 25, 2018

According to a recent CNET article, cybercrime is now costing businesses as much as $600 billion.  In fact, the most recent Ransomeware attack costs millions of dollars to the city of Atlanta to recover from that attack.   So what does a small business or non-profit organization do? The most important thing you can do is… Read more »

Do hackers have access to your router and your organization?

Posted by - April 20, 2018

Is your router out of date?  Did you ever change the default password/  Are you still getting security updates on it?  If you answered yes to any of these questions or you do not know the answers, then there is a great chance your router is at risk of being hacked.                 According to this… Read more »

Will Google Chrome mark your website as “Not Secure”?

Posted by - February 15, 2018

What do you think happens when you go to a website and there is a big warning that says this website is not secure?  Do you think you will go back to that website?  That is going to happen to millions of websites beginning in July when Chrome version 68 is released. Google is forcing… Read more »

WordPress Updates are No Longer Automatic

Posted by - February 08, 2018

Making sure your website is updated with the latest patches is very important as new vulnerabilities are discovered almost daily – so what happens when the latest update stops your updates from working? On Monday, WordPress released version 4.9.3. The very next day, WordPress released version 4.9.4. Although version 4.9.3 fixed 34 bugs, it also… Read more »

Spectre? Meltdown? Should you throw out your computers?

Posted by - January 05, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre are the latest named vulnerabilities to appear in the news and they are in fact very problematic because the attacks could be used to read system memory that *should* have been inaccessible. What happens is an attacker could steal sensitive information such as passwords or encryption keys from your computer’s memory. And… Read more »

Your Next Password May Be Stored in Your Shirt Cuff

Posted by - December 21, 2017

  Researchers at the University of Washington are trying to store small amounts of data on smart fabrics.  These magnetized garments would be readable by a magnetometer and not need any electronics or batteries to function.  This would be useful for invisibly labeling items or using clothing or accessories in place of a password or… Read more »

The Holiday Season Is Scammer Heaven

Posted by - November 16, 2017

  It’s the Holiday Season once again, but remember it is also a holiday for the bad guys as well, but not in the way you might think. Hackers go into scam-overdrive mode during this time of the year to prey on the heavy shopping done by consumers. This time of year is the busiest… Read more »

iPhone “i” Problem Solution

Posted by - November 09, 2017

If you have an iPhone and you’re having the issue where “i” gets replaced with weird characters, here is the fix: Go to Settings Go to General Go to Keyboard Go to Text Replacement Tap + in the top right corner Type lower case i on the phrase line & capital I on the shortcut… Read more »