Hackers Seeking Big Ransomware Payday By Attacking Acer Computers

Taiwanese tech giant Acer is the latest company to fall victim to relentless hackers. What makes the Acer breach especially noteworthy is the fact that the group behind the attack is demanding ...

New Malware Takes Aim At Apple Developers

If you don't spend much time in the Apple ecosystem, you may not realize that Xcode is a completely legitimate tool used in macOS for developing a wide range of software and ...

What Is Co-Managed IT? Is It Right For You?

When it comes to IT solutions, most businesses rely on one of three options. They have a dedicated in-house IT employee or team, an outsourced managed services provider (MSP) or nothing at ...

HTTPS Becomes Default For Google Chrome For Added Security

For the last month or so, Google has been testing the notion of using HTTPS as the default protocol for all URLs a user types into the address bar. Those who have ...

Another Malware Evolves To Gain Access To More Systems

One of the more disturbing trends this year is that worms are becoming popular among the hackers of the world again. We've seen a handful of new malware strains introduced in recent ...

What You Need To Do Before Committing To A New VoIP System

There comes a time when every business needs to invest in a phone system: they’re buying a new phone system for their new location or they’re upgrading from an older system. Regardless ...

Now Hackers Are Attacking Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

In early January of this year (2021), Microsoft informed security expert Brian Krebs that the company found four zero-day security flaws in their Exchange Server. Those flaws were actively being exploited by ...

New Ryuk Ransomware Function Spreads Across Networks Quickly

In terms of ransoms paid, Ryuk is the most successful strain of ransomware in use today, having netted an estimated $150 million for the group behind the malicious code. According to a ...

New Ransomware Strains Have Researchers On Their Toes

Recently, researchers have discovered two new ransomware strains, dubbed "AlumniLocker" and "Humble", both of which have very different ways of doing what they do. This highlights the ongoing development and diversification of ...

People Using Mobile Data Instead Of Internet Service Providers

The ongoing pandemic has impacted daily life in the United States in a number of ways, some predictable and others surprising. On the predictable side, when tens of thousands of employees were ...