A must read about Malvertising

While we write our own blog posts to share information with you, we are also always on the lookout for articles and blog posts by other experts who do a good job of explaining aspects of technology that we feel are beneficial for the general computer user to understand. In line with our free giveaway entitled “Field Guide to Malware” which we hope by now you have downloaded and read, we will do our very best to pass along the most important and up to date information about malware with our clients and readers. We found this very interesting article written by Eric Brantner discussing a new report that in 2016 Malvertising i.e. malware designed by cybercriminals with the intent …

Need to know about Ransomware

Even for IT people, the notion of this particular malware is super scary. Most of the time we know what to do and how to handle malware, but ransomeware, involves true criminal activity. The consequences of ransomware can implode a business, or someone’s life. Ransomware uses powerful encryption -virtually unbreakable encryption- that locks away your programs and files as a way to blackmail and/or extort. Unless you have an offline back-up of important data, the choice here is as simple as it is mortifying: abide or lose. We have found an article about a hotel it happened to, and we hope you will take a moment to read it. We don’t mean to scare you, only to create awareness that …