The other day I got a call from a customer that opened his email, clicked on a link then clicked on the zip file attached thinking that it was going to give him some information on his missing package from the US Postal Service. Instead, his computer was locked and a message popped up giving […]
The other day, I observed something that compelled me to write on this in my blog this week. It is a regular thing to see parents get out their iPad, go to youtube and let the child watch videos of either model trains or garbage trucks. Then this happens, parents get sidetracked. All of […]
We are constantly being bombarded with statistics. “Verizon shows that in 855 data breaches they examined, 71 percent occurred in businesses with fewer than 100 employees.” “In 2012, 31% of cyber-attacks were committed against firms with 250 employees or fewer.” “According to a 2012 Verizon study, 79 percent of hacking victims were […]
Just about a year ago, we would check 4 different sources before we would make a minor purchase. Now we will check 8 sources before we make a purchase. What has changed? We now have greater access to the information since more of us have smart phones and iPads and Tablets. As a result, more […]
Should you stay up at night fretting over whether someone has broken into your computers at the office? No. Should you take preventive measures to make sure it does not happen? Yes. Small businesses are the target for the Eastern European hackers and mobs. What do I mean by small businesses? Businesses with 1 […]
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