Tag Archives: cyber security

Top Security Tips for Safe Emailing

Not a day goes by without another phishing scam hitting the news. For many of us, these are just headlines. For the organizations and individuals affected however, a phishing attack can be disastrous. Phishing emails are increasing in frequency, sophistication and severity. How can you best stay protected? Email threats Criminals have realized that in […]

Tax Security Week: 5 Common Holiday Tax Scams

With December fast approaching, most people are gearing up for the holidays. Some, however, are preparing to steal personal and financial data ahead of tax filing season in 2020. That’s why the IRS announced its 4th annual National Tax Security Awareness Week. The IRS received five to seven reports weekly from tax firms that experienced […]

Thousands of Disney Plus Accounts Hacked After Launch

Disney’s new streaming service was hacked a week after launching and hackers are offering breached accounts for sale online for $1 a month or $3 a year. The service garnered over 10 million subscribers on their first day and within hours hackers took control of user accounts. Disney+ users said on social media hackers were […]

Ransomware Attack in Coral Gables, Florida Puts Law Firms at Risk

Cyber Attack in Coral Gables, Fl The Coral Gables-based company TrialWorks, a software company that manages electronic records for thousands of law firms in the US, was subject to a ransomware attack. Digital legal documents were held hostage in a classic ransomware attack. Last Thursday, one of the law firms who’s information is kept by […]

What the Naples Spear Phishing Attack Means for Cyber Security

What is spear phishing? Spear phishing is an email scam targeting a specific individual, business or organizations. It’s like a standard phishing scam except the emails are personalized to target one group or person. Cyber criminals use these types of attacks with the intention of accessing and selling confidential data to governments and private organizations. […]

3 Big Security Lessons for Growing Your Business

Ransomware is rapidly becoming the most pervasive cyber threat in the world today. It’s affected large companies like Arizona Beverages and FedEx to government institutions like police departments and schools across the US. Although many of these organizations are large is size and scope, you don’t have to be a multinational bank or the National […]

3 Tech Investments Your Business Needs Now to Boost Your Growth

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Riviera Beach Got Hacked : Forced to Pay 600K in Bitcoin

Cyber-attacks are becoming ever more frequent, affecting local business, schools and even cities. Most recently, it was reported that Riviera Beach had to pay 65 bitcoins, which is the equivalent of $600,000, to hackers after a government employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago. This was a classic case of ransomware. A […]

7 Tips to Prevent a Cyber Hack for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Cyber Attacks Happen Every Day  Every day there’s a cybercriminal hacking a company. The news is flooded with new victims. Most people turn a blind eye until it happens to them. Unfortunately, hackers target all types of businesses whether they be big or small. Why? Data is always useful. A mildly knowledgeable hacker can sell […]

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