Science and Technology

Where Do Malware Creators Come From? The Nexus Between Crime Rings, Rogue Governments and More

Over the last ten years in particular, there has been a staggering increase in malware infections to the tune of 87%. On average, malware attacks cost businesses in the United States approximately $2 million per incident, once things like reputational damage and recovery costs are accounted for. At the same time, all of this does …

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All the Warning Signs You Need to Watch Out For to Spot a Phishing Email

It\’s no secret that the Internet has gotten significantly more dangerous in the last decade. In the 1990s, we only had to worry about accidentally downloading a malicious file from a rogue website that would inadvertently trigger a cyber- attack. Flash forward to today and the potential attack sources are seemingly endless, with phishing attacks …

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What Your Employees Need to Know About Avoiding Social Engineering Attacks on the Internet

Believe it or not, the vast majority of all cyber attacks in the modern era still occur for the same reason: they\’re the result of your current employees. Now, while it\’s true that some of these attacks are an inside job, such as an employee who is leaving your company taking as much proprietary data …

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Why Operating System Upgrades Are Far More Important Than You Realize

One of the most important parts of any computer is also, unfortunately, the one that people don\’t spend too much time thinking about: the operating system. In a lot of ways, the OS is the \”brains\” of any particular workstation. It\’s what allows you to get online and to access all of the applications that …

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Here\’s the Situation With Apple\’s New Photo Scanning Technology and Privacy

For years, Apple has billed itself as a champion for privacy on behalf of its users. The biggest example of this is likely their dispute with the FBI in 2016, when it refused to help unlock the iPhone recovered from a participant in a mass shooting event in San Bernardino, California. One of the shooters …

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Here\’s the Situation With Apple\’s New Photo Scanning Technology and Privacy

For years, Apple has billed itself as a champion for privacy on behalf of its users. The biggest example of this is likely their dispute with the FBI in 2016, when it refused to help unlock the iPhone recovered from a participant in a mass shooting event in San Bernardino, California. One of the shooters …

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Here\’s the Situation With Apple\’s New Photo Scanning Technology and Privacy

For years, Apple has billed itself as a champion for privacy on behalf of its users. The biggest example of this is likely their dispute with the FBI in 2016, when it refused to help unlock the iPhone recovered from a participant in a mass shooting event in San Bernardino, California. One of the shooters …

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Why Ongoing Education is the Key to Better Cybersecurity for Businesses of All Sizes

According to one recent study, the total number of malware infections taking place across just about every industry hasn\’t just been on the rise over the last decade – they\’re absolutely exploding. There were approximately 12.4 million malware infections all the way back in 2009, for example. Flash forward to just a few years in …

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Technology Best Practices That Will Help You Sleep Better at Night

Over the years, technology and especially the Internet have become an omnipresent part of our lives. Even if you go back to the 1990s, computers weren\’t really commonplace in many people\’s homes. They were devices you interacted with – likely briefly – at work or school. If you had access to an Internet connection – …

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