SMB routers targeted by VPNFilter malware

SMB routers targeted by VPNFilter malware

In May, security experts discovered one of the most widespread malware infections in history. Now, they’re warning businesses and consumers that it’s even worse than their first assessment. The VPNFilter malware poses a threat to small businesses and requires immediate attention from anyone who hasn’t taken action against it.

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

With evolving technology comes evolving threats. Recently, a researcher revealed that a new type of scam freezes Google Chrome and tricks users into believing that their network security has been compromised. Little did they know that following instructions listed on the screen will lead to an actual security breach.

Hackers hijack PCs to steal cryptocurrency

Hackers hijack PCs to steal cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Monero are so popular because they’re secure and potentially worth thousands of dollars. But investors and consumers aren’t the only ones interested in them. Hackers are using malicious tactics to steal cryptocurrency, and they’re doing it with something called cryptojacking.

Newly Discovered Vulnerability Could be Leaking Your Passwords and Sensitive Data

Have you seen the recent cyber-security news story?   If not, you can find it here and here and here, with headlines such as “Security flaws put virtually all phones, computers at risk.”

Is this just our media pushing a story because it’s sensational?  Are various news sources  echoing scary headlines simply because “Bad news sells”?

Is the sky really falling?  What do YOU need to know and do?

This page is designed to answer those questions and more.

Android users beware: Ransomware is coming

Android users beware: Ransomware is coming

Traditional ransomware like WannaCry has been explained a thousand ways on a thousand blogs. But one thing you may not have thought about is what ransomware would be like if it infected your mobile device. Read on to learn more.

How does ransomware make it onto your Android device?

Like its desktop equivalent, mobile ransomware needs to be installed on your device before it can do damage.