Category Archives: Security – Tech Trends and Tips

17 million UPnP devices at risk

As technology continues its creep into every aspect of our life, the number of Internet connected devices we use is also growing. This has led to an increase in the number and severity of security threats facing networks. It seems that almost every week a new security threat is uncovered. One of the latest can […]

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Sick of spam? So are we. But what is it?

Who likes Spam? There’s Spam and eggs (a classic), Spam and bacon and eggs, eggs bacon and Spam, or even Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, baked beans, Spam, Spam and Spam. Sound like a bit too much Spam? Monty Python thought so in their 1970 comedy sketch which highlighted how Spam seemed to be everywhere. Spam […]

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How to identify different kinds of spam

Spam was introduced in the late 1930s as a tinned form of ham that was easy to eat. It quickly became ubiquitous, so much so, that in 1970 Monty Python created a skit about a couple who go to a diner where Spam is in nearly every dish. Throughout the comedy sketch, Spam is said […]

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Do you know how to spot spam?

Spam can be a number of things. The original being canned spiced ham developed by Hormel in the 1930s. Due to food rationing in Britain during the Second World War, Spam became a popular menu item, so much so that it seemed to be everywhere, in every dish, whether you liked it or not. When […]

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New Hack Chats And Takes Your Money

Many businesses are aware that they can be targets for hackers, and take necessary precautions to protect themselves. However, there is a new hack out there that is targeting your business’s banking information through a devious method. Be prepared, this hack could pose a difficult one to eradicate. The hack, a variation of the Man-in-the-browser […]

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New Banking Hack Talks While Robs

One of the enemies of the IT department is the hacker. Hackers have always been a problem and continue to keep IT staff on their feet, and now there is a new hack out there that goes after your business’s banking information. Be aware that this hack is one of the most ingenious hacks to […]

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New Banking Hack Is A Chatty Cathy

Hackers have gotten pretty advanced in the past few years, and one of the most complicated hacks talks to you while it goes about its business. There is a new hack targeting businesses with the aim of stealing banking information. Be on the look out as this is one of the most devious hacks yet. […]

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Phone Support Scams: What You Need to Know

A clever new scam is being perpetrated by cybercriminals to steal valuable information from their victims. Called phone scamming, a cybercriminal pretends to be someone else over the phone to mislead users into revealing protected information about themselves or their employer. Read on to find out how you can save yourself from being fooled. Unfortunately, […]

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Don’t be Fooled by Phone Support Scammers

A new scam is preying on the uninformed to steal from them valuable information over the phone. Read on to learn how you can prevent yourself and others from falling victim to these clever criminals. Unfortunately, there are people with bad intentions who want to cheat you of time and money. Phone scammers use fear […]

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Phone Support Scams: Keep Employees Ready

Cybercriminals will stop at nothing to prey on the uninformed. Help your employees be ready for scammers who may call them on the phone posing as support personnel. With a little education, you could save your business a lot of trouble. Unfortunately, there are people with bad intentions who want to cheat you of time […]

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