How to Avoid Being Scammed While Shopping Online

Online shopping is becoming more popular — and so, too, are fraudulent websites designed to scam shoppers. Learn about the precautions you can take to avoid becoming the next victim.

The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act: What It Is and What You Need to Know

Also commonly referred to as the IoT for short, the Internet of Things is a term that refers to a massive, interconnected network of literally billions of sensor and “smart” devices, all of which are creating and sharing data with one another at all times. According to one recent study, nearly 20.4 of these devices were already online as of 2020 …

This Microsoft Office Feature is a Time-Saver

If you work with a lot of information, there are times when you need to copy information from one file to another. Microsoft Office is a suite of productivity tools that help you perform tasks like creating documents, entering data into spreadsheets, or designing databases. Sometimes you find it necessary to copy and paste material from one tool to another. …

NSA Releases list of what Chinese Hackers are Hacking Right Now

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) recently published a list of the top publicly known vulnerabilities Chinese state-sponsored hackers exploit, several of which affect Microsoft and Citrix users. While many assume hackers are targeting government agencies, the truth is these vulnerabilities can affect even the smallest of businesses. As a small or medium business, it’s important to address known vulnerabilities …

Smishing and Vishing and Whaling — Oh My

Smishing, vishing, and whaling might sound ominous, but they are simply terms used to describe different types of phishing attacks. Find out how these attacks differ from the classic phishing scam.

New Tactic Is Bringing Ransomware Extortion to a Whole New Level

Cybergangs continually look for new ways to make their ransomware campaigns more effective, but sometimes they just seem to fall in their lap. Learn how ransomware attacks in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, eventually led to a new extortion tactic that is already paying off.

Vishing Scam Is Targeting Telecommuters

A voice phishing (vishing) scam that targets employees working from home is making the rounds. Learn how this scam works and what your company can do to avoid becoming the next victim.