New Ransomware Scam Using Your Own Printer to Dupe You

9/29/17

A new week—a new scam. This time the bad guys have devised a new ransomware phishing attack, tricking users to open what looks like a document scanned from an internal Konica Minolta C224e. Don’t have a Konica? That’s good, because most office do. This model is one of the most popular...

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Need Bitcoin Now?

9/22/17

In desperate need of Bitcoin? I'm guessing you got hit by Ransomware. Bummer! So, what's the protocol here? What are the proverbial "next steps" after your data has been encrypted by ransomware? The extortion message on your screen is demanding BITCOIN. Most of us have heard of Bitcoin but few...

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Building the Best Website for Your Business

9/21/17

How can you build the best website for your business? What's the best way to build a business website? What kind of website is right for your business? With so much at stake, building a website for your business can seem daunting. With the internet and social media now offering so many ways to get...

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What a Hybrid Communications System Can Do for You

9/20/17

Communications today means so much more than dial tone—it spans a breadth of methods and tools including email, messaging, conferencing and more. Voice communications is merging with other forms of communications to create a converged environment that enables users to communicate how they want,...

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Equifax

Equifax in Hot Water for Misleading Timeline of Data Breach

9/19/17

Equifax not only exposed your data to hackers--they also mislead victims regarding the date of the breach. Hackers absconded our data in March (I say "our"...because my personal data was exposed too),  five months before they claimed to have been hacked, according to Bloomberg. In response,...

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Make Sure You Have the Right Data Center for your Business

9/15/17

Before you consider purchasing a new data center for your business, it’s important to determine which approach is most cost-effective. Do you intend your company to manage the data center or will you outsource this responsibility to a third party? Managing data yourself gives you more control...

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Planning for Adversity: Ensuring business communication continuity with the cloud

9/14/17

Your new marketing campaign was a huge success and your office is receiving the highest level of calls you’ve ever experienced in your growing business. Your staff is taking live calls, checking voicemail and returning customer inquiries as fast as they can. Can you imagine the impact if your...

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THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF SECURITY IN THE WORKPLACE

9/12/17

Most modern employees consider themselves hyper aware of email security. But sadly enough, even hyper-awareness isn't cutting it these days in an era of rampant cyber-attacks. Everyone need to be downright skeptical about emails--from clients, prospects, other employees and even your boss. Hackers...

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Your Business: A Hurricane Survival Guide

9/07/17

Depending on your business type and location, the risk attached to a tropical storm or hurricane can vary. To help prepare you, here’s a quick disaster survival reference guide from Datto to ensure your business can weather any storm. Hurricanes and tropical storms wreak destruction through a...

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Defray

Defray Ransomware Using Custom Logo’s to Gain Access to Data

9/05/17

A new strain of ransomware called Defray has recently been reported. Defray, unlike most wide-ranging ransomware attacks, is specifically targeting healthcare, education, manufacturing, and technology using custom crafted logos and emails. Defray spreads through phishing emails that includes a...

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