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Ransomware is Still a Major Threat

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b2ap3_thumbnail_199436488_ransomware_400.jpgRansomware is the scariest type of malware out there. It can have a myriad of negative effects on a business, yet it seems to still be on the fringe of the mainstream. Today, we thought we would give somewhat of a refresher course on ransomware. 

b2ap3_thumbnail_152806464_ransomware_400.jpgThe growing popularity of ransomware has been disconcerting to many IT professionals, particularly due to the different tactics that this malware variant has been spotted utilizing. In order to protect your business from these attacks, it helps to know how they work. We’ve put together a beginner’s field guide to ransomware types to help you identify (and hopefully avoid) it.

Are You Ready for a Ransomware Resurgence?

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b2ap3_thumbnail_RansomwareHazardSign_400.jpgRansomware attacks grew less common in both 2018 and thus far in 2019 when compared to 2017. Unfortunately, recent events have made it more likely that this trend will reverse in the near future. Why is that? Simple: some municipalities have set a precedent of paying up.

Mobile Malware Is Becoming a Bigger Problem

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b2ap3_thumbnail_227626414_mobile_400.jpgThere was a time when people didn’t have to worry about getting computer viruses on their cell phones. Nowadays, with the exponential growth of mobile technologies, including application development options, mobile malware has become a problem, and it can be a big problem for your business. Today, we’ll take a look at the growing mobile malware market, from the threats to what you can do to keep it from being a problem for you.

Bing Offers Malware and Filth

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b2ap3_thumbnail_bing_malware_filth_400.jpgWith a meager market share that is one-third the size of Google’s, one would think that Bing would be trying to keep controversy away from a user’s search results. However, the Microsoft search engine has recently encountered a few notable PR disasters that may be enough to convince some not to use it - especially if it leads to a security breach.

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