Though the ransom itself is inactive, WannaCry Ransomware lives on   The most widespread ransomware virus, WannaCry, has negatively affected nearly 75,000 users as of the third quarter of 2018. Kaspersky Lab recently released a report detailing the damage that WannaCry has caused and alerted that the ransomware is still active one and a half […]

Facebook’s mandatory scan and lack of transparency are cause for concern   Years ago, when I first encountered Facebook’s mandatory malware scan, I thought it was a scam. I was contacted by a friend that told me that her computer had a pop-up from Facebook stating that it was required that she download and run […]

Just like desktop computers, some smart TVs have a built in design flaw that’s easy to exploit.   Millions of smart TVs have been found to have easy-to-find security flaws that even unsophisticated hackers can exploit. Consumer Reports tested and found that the problem affects televisions made by Samsung, as well as models made by […]

Malwarebytes protection update caused massive spikes in memory usage A protection update that Malwarebytes published Saturday caused some serious side effects when the product spiked memory usage and crashes across their customer base. They sent out an update to resolve the issue automatically for customers, but if you’re still noticing problems with Malwarebytes using massive […]

Antivirus protection is important, but setting up essential security protocols can be complicated. We make it easy. What can you do to make sure that you’re protected? Read on.   New threats and attacks to computer security are constantly being reported by the major news agencies. Hackers are incredibly sophisticated and are a very real […]

Microsoft’s Windows Meltdown patch will not protect your security, if your antivirus software isn’t compatible. Microsoft updated their support page to state that Windows computers will not be protected from security vulnerabilities unless their antivirus software is compatible with the Spectre and Meltdown patches.   Microsoft has been rolling out a series of patches since […]

Microsoft & Unifi has already fixed the Wi-Fi attack vulnerability: Technology companies are starting to respond to a new Wi-Fi exploit affecting all modern Wi-Fi networks using WPA or WPA 2 encryption. The security vulnerabilities allow attackers to read Wi-Fi traffic between devices and wireless access points, and in some cases even modify it to […]

We live in a digital age that offers many possibilities and connections throughout the web. However, not all of these connections are good ones. Unfortunately, cyber criminals plot to break into your accounts and information by means of hacking. They use many tricks and devices in order to get you to open your door to […]

There are two main areas to consider when it comes to email security. These are security in transit and security at rest. An additional concern is identity validation. It is very important to make sure that your customers trust the email you send to them. A little IT maintenance will help your business a lot. Here […]

Microsoft’s Windows 10 security improvements have had people become critical of the company’s network security efforts. Users have become concerned about corporate spying.  According to Microsoft, they are not collecting users’ personal data. Instead, they anonymize file data that is used to enhance the comprehensive experience of users and Windows functionality. The company has also […]