Locky Ransomware Is Back in a Big Way

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Cybercriminals launched four new Locky ransomware attacks in a single month. In one of them, more than 23 million phishing emails were sent in just 24 hours. Learn about these attacks and how to protect your business from them.   After taking a brief hiatus, cybercriminals launched four new Locky ransomware attacks in August 2017. The biggest one occurred on … Read More

WannaCry Ransomware Nightmare

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It’s no secret that cyber threats are becoming more widespread and sophisticated day-by-day. But, according to anarticle on CNN today , cyber security experts were stunned worldwide by the outbreak of WannaCry, a ransomware that infects Windows computers and locks down all files, holding them for ransom. Victims of the attack have six hours to pay and the ransom amount … Read More

5 Steps for Developing a Successful BYOD Environment

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Employees are using their personal smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices for work much more often these days. Gartner predicts that there will be twice as many employee-owned devices used for work than company-owned devices by 2018. However, according to a 2014 security report published by Check Point Software Technologies, most companies are struggling to properly manage employee-owned devices. Ninety-five … Read More