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MSPs: Three Pillars Of Security To Remember In The…

on May 17, 2018 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | datto, MSP, Network Security, Ransomware

Ransomware is an ongoing threat to businesses of all sizes in every industry. And ransomware “hackers” are moving to more professional operations that closely mimic technology businesses. In the first half of 2017 alone, a whopping 1.9 billion data records were either lost or stolen due to cyberatta ... read more

Want to know what threats to expect in 2018?

on January 23, 2018 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, AppRiver News, cyber threats, cybersecurity, global security report, malware, Network Security, predictions, Ransomware

AppRiver security analysts Troy Gill and David Pickett took a peek in their crystal ball to see what cyber threats we may see in 2018. These predictions as well as a look back at 2017 can be found in AppRiver's Global Security Report. read more

Salted Hash: Want to know what frightens admins?

on December 06, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, CSO, IT security, malware, Network Security, Opinion, Ransomware, Salted hash, Tech News, tech tips, Uncategorized

On this week's episode, CSO's Salted Hash security writer Steve Ragan talks with CSO's Michael Nadeau to talk about things that keep IT administrators awake at night. Hint: Ransomware is not the only thing. The items in the episode were pitched to CSO by AppRiver. The data in the list was sourced ... read more

Tech News World: Risky Scripts Pose Threat to Web …

on December 05, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, Network Security, scripts, Tech News, tech news world, tech tips, Uncategorized

A new study from researchers at Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy has found that observing keystrokes, mouse movements and scrolling behavior of visitors on Web pages could be loaded with risk. read more

Holiday Shopping Online? Here Is What To Watch For

on November 22, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, black friday, cyber monday, holiday shopping, malware, Network Security, phishing, Ransomware, Spam, tech tips, Uncategorized

Tis the season ... and hackers are not taking a break. Already we are starting to see emails targeting online shoppers. Taking advantage of all those online sales also means waiting for and tracking your packages to make sure they arrive safe and sound on your doorstep. And that is exactly what hac ... read more