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Dangers of Cloud Sharing Apps

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December 13, 2016

As technology has become more reliable and advanced, cloud sharing has become an increasingly popular way to share information and store it. Cloud sharing is everywhere in personal lives as well as in the business world. However, this easy sharing comes with a high risk for malware worming its way through and corrupting the system.

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Topics: Email Security, Cybersecurity

The Ransomware Evolution

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December 1, 2016

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise the past few years, which has lead to the various strains evolving quickly in order to successfully stay ahead of cyber security experts. A new malware has presented itself recently and it has the ability to encrypt the machine’s hard drive instead of encrypting individual files.

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Topics: Ransomware

The Education Industry Has Become Ransomware’s Number One Target

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November 29, 2016

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6 Holiday Scams and Security Tips to Avoid Them

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November 23, 2016

With the holiday season, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday right around the corner it’s easy to get caught up in all of the excitement. During the shopping season cybercrime tends to increase. We’ve put together a list of what you should be looking for during this season to avoid phishing campaigns and protect yourself from cybercrime in general.

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Topics: Email Security

How Your Email and DVR Brought Down the Internet

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November 9, 2016

A couple weeks ago, tens of millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices started a brutal attack on Dyn, a company that manages website domains and routes internet traffic. Each of these devices were targeted from a single point of failure. A human being opening a malicious email. Popular websites such as Twitter, Spotify, PayPal, and many more were experiencing difficulties due to a vicious cyberattack. Dyn first posted about a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack around 7am ET. By 9:30am the issue had been resolved but shortly after the second wave of attacks started. By Friday afternoon Dyn was working on resolving the third and final round of attacks. This caused a huge internet outage mainly affecting the east coast of the United States. Although, by the middle of the day parts of Europe were beginning to report the they were experiencing an outage as well. During a DDoS attack, servers are flooded with so much traffic and requests for information that they can’t respond to them all, often crashing under the bombardment.

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Topics: Email Security, Internet of Things

Your Mom was Right, Don’t Connect with Strangers on LinkedIn

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October 19, 2016

We’ve all seen them, social media profiles for pets. Some of them even reach celebrity status. While these profiles certainly aren’t evil-intentioned, they are technically fake accounts since the person actually running the account is not who is being portrayed. Despite LinkedIn’s reputation as a professional social media network, there are still phony profiles being created—but they aren’t as fun loving as Grumpy Cat.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Email Harassment Attacks Rising Quickly

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September 11, 2016

Eliminate Email Harassment Attacks

Modern day spamming is a two-headed monster. The more lucrative of the two; malware & ransomware usually snags the headlines and infamy. But the other—email harassment—is just as dangerous to businesses and is gaining momentum.

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Topics: Email Harassment Attacks

Liberate yourself from email stress

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July 5, 2016

Long summer holiday weekends are perfect for celebrating with friends, grilling out and sparklers, right? In theory, yes. In practice, maybe not so much. For anyone with a smartphone and a job, if your inbox is blowing up, you can kiss your stress-free weekend goodbye.

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Topics: Save the Mail!

Business e-mail compromise scam is costing companies billions of dollars

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June 15, 2016

Business e-mail compromise scam is costing companies billions—and it’s easier than you think

Companies are losing billions of dollars worldwide from a simple scam, and the FBI predicts the losses will increase. The only thing more alarming than the amount of money business are losing, is how easy the scam is to pull off.

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Detox your inbox and get more out of your workday

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June 13, 2016

Time is the most valuable asset of any business - it’s a cliché for good reason. And unlike the money you invest in training or infrastructure, it’s something you can never earn back. According to Business Insider employees in the US spend a quarter of their workweek dealing with a deluge of email. Developing better time management habits can yield positive results right away. Revving up productivity in the office by decluttering your inbox isn’t just good for your business – it’s good for your employees, home life and health.

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Topics: Email Efficiency

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