Malware: Why It’s Still One Of The Biggest Threats Facing Businesses

  Posted by: A Geek To Go, LLC – advanced malware prevention and remediation solutions for business and home. Although the origin of the first computer malware is still debated, one thing has remained constant: Since its inception, malware continues to be one of the biggest threats facing today’s businesses. According to data from Verizon’s 2018…

Ransomware Upsetting Your Apple Cart?

First Mac OS X Ransomware Targets Apple Users Mac users, even you are not left untouched by ransomware! The World’s first fully functional Ransomware targeting OS X operating system has landed on Macs. Ransomware – one of the fastest-growing cyber threats – encrypts the important documents and files on infected machines and then asks victims…

Virus tech Help From Microsoft, FBI and Interpol

Microsoft, FBI and Interpol team up to eliminate the Dorkbot botnet Microsoft helped FBI and other agencies in virus tech of massive botnets, which were in a number of millions News from our Virus tech Team: Before we start, some of you may want to ask “What is a botnet?”. Well, whenever a malicious code…

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2Fer Tuesday! App Reviews From The Big 3

MyPermissions – Online Privacy Shield for iOS When you first enable two-factor authentication on a site like Gmail, LastPass, or Facebook, they will set you up using SMS as your second factor. So the next time you log into Facebook, you’ll receive a 6-digit code as a text message whenever you try to log in.…

Proactive Managed IT Services vs. Reactive Fix: Which is Best for Your Small Business?

It’s completely understandable that as a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’re trying to minimize your expenses and keep tight reins on your budget. One way you might try to do so is by forgoing the monthly expense of PROACTIVE managed IT services, and adopting a REACTIVE “break/fix” philosophy, calling on a professional only when…

12 Year-Old Anonymous Hacker Pleads Guilty To Breaking Into Government Sites

I hear it all the time. “Who are these vicious, sick, evil people who use their talents on the computer for twisted things like viruses and spyware, when they could use these talents to get a good job?” In this case, the person thought it was fun and earned some free video games. 12 Year-Old…

Internet Security for Small Business Is Still Taken Too Lightly

U.S. small business owners are guilty of wishful thinking when it comes to cybersecurity, a new survey shows. While three-fourths (77 percent) say their company is safe from hackers, viruses, malware and cybersecurity breaches, 83 percent have no formal plan to address these threats. The threat is real. Targeted cyberattacks against small and medium-size businesses (SMBs)…