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IRS Warns Against Email Tax Scams

The holidays are over and tax season is on the horizon. For many it's a season of paperwork and stress. For scammers, it's a season ripe with opportunity. The IRS is warning consumers to be on the lookout for email phishing scams related to next year's tax filing. Cyberthieves create emails with just enough [...]

By | 2018-01-05T18:51:44+00:00 January 5th, 2018|IT and Your Business, Ransomware|Comments Off on IRS Warns Against Email Tax Scams

How MSPs Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks

By Chris Bruneau The growing ransomware threat presents an opportunity to protect business-crippling attacks while generating more profit. A proper ransomware protection strategy requires a three-pronged approach, including education, security, and backup. Check out a few key points below: Education: Education is essential to protect your business from ransomware. It's critical that your staff understands what [...]

By | 2017-12-20T18:14:49+00:00 December 18th, 2017|About MSPs, Ransomware|Comments Off on How MSPs Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks

What You Should Know about ‘Bad Rabbit’ Virus

The U.S. government has issued a warning about a new ransomware attack that spread through Russia and Ukraine and into other countries around the world. Cybersecurity experts said the ransomware -- which posed as an Adobe update before locking down computers and demanding money for people to get their files back -- targeted Russian [...]

By | 2017-10-25T20:04:10+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Ransomware|Comments Off on What You Should Know about ‘Bad Rabbit’ Virus

Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats

Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats By CMIT Solutions Recently, IT security experts revealed a sharp increase in so-called “fileless” malware — device and network infections that are not readily apparent since they’re embedded directly into a computer’s actual memory. These malicious agents can quietly infiltrate data [...]

By | 2017-06-13T16:03:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|IT and Your Business, Ransomware|Comments Off on Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats