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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”

Do You Need an SSL Certificate to Ensure Your Website is Secure?

August 3, 2018 By Digital HI Technology | POSTED IN Internet Security

  While you may not have heard about an SSL Certificate, you probably have seen it plenty of times: it’s when a URL starts with https instead of just http. That “s” on the end is important to the safety and security of your site. SSL Certificates are small data files that allow secure connections … Continue reading “Do You Need an SSL Certificate to Ensure Your Website is Secure?”

Hack Attack? Know How to Guard Against Social Hackers

July 20, 2018 By Digital HI Technology | POSTED IN Internet Security

When you think of someone hacking a computer system or a website, you may think of faceless people who are sitting in a dark room, in front of computer screens. The reality is that nowadays, hackers have become much more socially savvy – and bold – because it gets them better results. For instance, they … Continue reading “Hack Attack? Know How to Guard Against Social Hackers”

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”

Small Business Cybercrime Victims

August 18, 2017 By Higher Images | POSTED IN Internet Security

Why Small Business Owners Are More Likely to Be Cybercrime Victims Your website may be your most essential digital branding tool. It brings people to your company’s virtual doors, drives revenue by selling your products and services, and functions as your public “face.” Small- and medium-sizes companies may spend up to $15,000 on a new … Continue reading “Small Business Cybercrime Victims”