Email Account Attacks & Takeovers by Cyber Criminals

Email Account Attacks & Takeovers by Cyber Criminals

If organizations thought that cyber criminals have mainly moved on from email exploits to other more lucrative points of attack, they are unfortunately, mistaken. In fact, email exploits remain a significant contribution to account takeover attacks. This article will discuss some of the stats surrounding email attacks, ways in which cyber hackers like to exploit email users, and it will also outline some steps organizations can take to combat this

7 Basic Network Security Tips for Small Businesses

7 Basic Network Security Tips for Small Businesses

Some small businesses might think it’s reasonable to assume that hackers and data thieves only go after large targets. Of course these same criminals are well aware of this assumption, which is precisely why they know small businesses are often ripe for exploitation. According to CNBC, in 2019 small businesses were the targets of 43% of all cyberattacks, and more than half of them suffered some type of breach within the

What Business Owners Should Know About the Twitter #DataBreach

What Business Owners Should Know About the Twitter #DataBreach

One of the scariest things for business owners to see trending is the word #DataBreach. Over the past few days, Twitter has come forward to apologize for a significant data breach that occurred as a result of a nonsecure browser cache displaying sensitive user information. Although it remains unclear just how many businesses were affected, the compromise is believed to have impacted a large number of companies who utilize the

The Home Chef Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

The Home Chef Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

On May 20, 2020, customers of Home Chef got the unpleasant news that 8 million of their data records had been breached. The stolen information included names, email addresses, phone numbers, the last four digits of credit card numbers, and encrypted passwords. Other information, including mailing addresses and frequency of delivery, “may also have been compromised.” The announcement came about two weeks after Home Chef learned of the breach. This

5 Outsourcing Questions for Choosing Small Business IT Support

5 Outsourcing Questions for Choosing Small Business IT Support

One true fact is that no company in the second decade of the 21st Century does business without leveraging some type of technology. Hence, no company in this digital age doesn’t need IT support. When you’re getting your small business up and running, hiring a full-time IT professional, let alone a whole team of IT experts, is something that you probably can’t afford. Nevertheless, you cannot afford not to have