What Not To Do On A Work Computer

What not to do on a work computer

This article shares things employees should avoid doing on work computers, whether they are working remotely or in the office. These tips help both you and your work control security and data access. Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t Use SMS as your 2FA

2FA / MFA Issues

Every time you’re online and a site sends a separate code to check your identity, you’re using two-factor authentication. It has become the norm and if you are not doing this for all your online accounts then you should start straight away (check out our article on Why 2FA is Important). As with most things security wise, hackers have figured out how to get around the SMS code, too. This article shows you how they do it and how to stay safe. Continue reading

3 Ways You Can Get Infected With Ransomware

What to do if you are hit by ransomware

There’s been a lot in the news over the last few weeks about ransomware attacks. As the media can give people the wrong impression let me clear up some things for you. Continue reading

What to Do If You Get Hit With Ransomware

What to do if you are hit by ransomware

If you get hit with ransomware there will be a number of indications, including:

  • A screen telling you that your business files are encrypted.
  • You can’t open any of your documents.
  • Your files may have a weird extension of different icon.
  • there will be instructions for how to pay up to recover your files.

This blog article details a number of steps you can take instead of paying the ransom straight away. Continue reading

What to Do If Your Data Is Included in a Leak

Data Leaks

Data breaches and leaks are now, unfortunately, becoming a regular occurrence and can happen to any business or individual. One of the biggest leaks only happened recently when 533 million Facebook records were released. Continue reading

What Is Shadow IT And Why Is It An Issue?

Shadow ITShadow IT are the things that employees download onto a business system that management and / or the IT department doesn’t know about, and it can be a big problem. Continue reading

Why Everyone Should Be Terrified of Ransomware

Malware

If you want to scare someone in computing then start talking to them about ransomware. There are few things as scary for IT professionals as the prospect of systems locking up with hackers demanding money to return things back to normal. Continue reading