Author: Craig Hodgkins CTO

PC versus Mac Security – Does a Mac need Anti-Virus software?

August 22, 2018 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Security News

PC versus Mac Security – Does a Mac need Anti-Virus software? Time and time again I have heard people say that Macs are so much safer than a PC and that PCs are always getting malware, viruses, and other nasty security problems. Some Mac users would comment that they did not have to worry about … Continue reading “PC versus Mac Security – Does a Mac need Anti-Virus software?”

Top Security Vulnerabilites For Businesses

July 31, 2018 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Internet Security

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Employees bringing in their own devices has become an increased practice that many businesses have allowed to happen.   When employees can bring their own devices to work it could open up some serious vulnerabilities.   As a business owner/security manager, you cannot manage the individual devices that employees bring in. These … Continue reading “Top Security Vulnerabilites For Businesses”

Keylogger Found on Over 5,000 Infected WordPress Sites

December 7, 2017 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Internet Security

There have been over 5,000 WordPress sites that have been infected with malicious script that logs keystrokes and sometimes loads an in-browser cryto-currency miner. The malicious script is being loaded from the “cloudflare.solutions” domain, which IS NOT affiliated with Cloudflare in any way, and logs anything that users type inside form fields as soon as … Continue reading “Keylogger Found on Over 5,000 Infected WordPress Sites”

Don’t Be a Cyber Victim

November 20, 2017 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Internet Security

There are some very basic steps that you can take to avoid becoming a cyber victim. Here are the basic guidelines that you should follow: Never click on links in emails. If you think the email is legitimate, whether from a third party retailer or primary retailer, go to the site and log on directly. … Continue reading “Don’t Be a Cyber Victim”

Strong Passwords, Hard to Remember? Maybe Not!

November 27, 2017 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Internet Security

A Few Tips to Make Your Passwords Strong and Easy to Remember With so many devices and websites requiring strong passwords it is getting harder and harder to remember them or even making it worse by people writing them down so they don’t forget them. With those sites that do not require strong passwords most … Continue reading “Strong Passwords, Hard to Remember? Maybe Not!”

Security Professionals Concerned Over 5 Emerging Global Threats

December 4, 2017 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Internet Security

Cyber Crime

According to Security Week there are 5 separate threats that will have one major effect: the current rate of security breaches will increase and worsen. This is the view of the Information Security Forum (ISF), an international network of more than 10,000 security professionals. The five primary threats to cyber security are: The continuing evolution … Continue reading “Security Professionals Concerned Over 5 Emerging Global Threats”

Android Malware Steals Data from Social Media Apps

December 5, 2017 By Craig Hodgkins CTO | POSTED IN Internet Security

Backdoor App Virus Called “Tizi” A newly discovered backdoor that has managed to infect over one thousand Android devices was designed to steal sensitive data from popular social media applications, Google reveals. Dubbed Tizi, the malware comes with rooting capabilities and has been already used in a series of targeted attacks against victims in African … Continue reading “Android Malware Steals Data from Social Media Apps”