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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business from Ransomware

Ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software that gives hackers access to your computer, which allows them to hold your secure files for ransom. These attacks have been on the rise recently in the business world, which has led many people to wonder what they can do to protect their companies. Here are a few of the steps you can take to protect your company from a ransomware attack. Train Your Employees One

New Ransomware Warning – The Pitfalls of Popcorn

New Ransomware Warning

Purveyors of ransomware seem to be reaching for new levels of deceit.  Recently a new ransomware warning is making the rounds in the tech world, cautioning users to avoid falling for the Popcorn Time ransomware scheme. Ransomware typically hijacks a user’s machine and holds their computer or their organization hostage, until the user or their employer meets the demands of the hacker. With Popcorn Time, an unsuspecting user finds their

Security Alert! – Fake Email Asking for HIPAA Audit

HIPAA Audit

If you are a small to medium-sized organization, please be aware that as recently as December of 2016, evidence has surfaced of a new phishing email.  In truth, it is actually a fake email asking for a HIPAA audit due to a supposed privacy and security breach of protected health information (PHI) in your establishment. The email looks like an official email from the Department of Health and Human Services,

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