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Cybersecurity and WiFi: Risks, Cyberattacks and Safe Practices

Posted by Keith Shaffer Dec 17, 2019 6:00:26 AM

Over 25% of WiFi networks in the world have virtually no encryption or password protection. This is extremely troublesome because any information transmitted through those WiFi networks can be seen by third parties. Third parties with ill intentions can use this data to steal passwords and commit identity theft to unassuming users. The damage that can be done to businesses is exponentially worse than individual consumers. If an employee of a business conducts work over unsecured WiFi networks, it leaves the business susceptible to infiltration by an external threat. It’s important to educate and implement safe cybersecurity protocols for your business to ensure third parties do not gain access into your business.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Hacked, WiFi

How does a phishing email work?

Posted by Keith Shaffer Aug 21, 2019 2:09:00 PM

Phishing is a type of social engineering attack that is designed to steal user data like login information or any credit card information on the user's computer. Phishing is subtle because the attacker can gain your information from a simple action like opening a phishing email, replying or clicking on a link on the phishing email. When a user does any of these actions, a malicious software can be installed on the computer or the system can be frozen as part of a ransomware attack.

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Topics: Phishing, Malicious Software, Hacked

What to Do When Your Website is Hacked

Posted by Keith Shaffer Oct 18, 2018 6:24:00 PM

Having your website hacked is a stressful experience. Perhaps you’ve typed in your URL one day and found that your website redirects to a questionable site, or even that it’s disappeared altogether. Or perhaps your website is running just fine, but you have an inkling that it’s been compromised behind the scenes.

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Topics: Hacked, Website