Top 10 Holiday Scams

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The holiday season is finally upon us! It’s time to roll out the holly, spread some joy, and give thanks by enriching our loved ones with gifts galore. But wait, not everyone wants to spread good cheer. In fact, this is exactly the time…

Four Threats that Attack Mobile Devices

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We are all aware that cyber threats such as viruses, malware, and phishing poses danger to our desktop computers. However, mobile devices have become a real target for hackers. A study by Network World shows that the average American touches…

Top 25 Most Popular (and Worst) Passwords

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Every year, SplashData - a Los Gatos, CA security applications and services provider, compiles a list of stolen passwords that are made public and sorts them in order of popularity. Below are the top 25 passwords of shame – brace yourselves.   …

Phishing Scams - Identifying Types and How to Prevent an Attack

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The Evolution: From Phish to Whale The continuing surge of phishing scams has been keeping businesses on their toes when it comes to safely operating their email accounts. The term, to phish, refers to attackers luring targets with bait via…

5 Essential Tips to Prevent Your Business from Being Hacked

Every week, there are stories in the press about cyber-crimes against major companies. Yahoo, Dropbox and LinkedIn have all been targeted this year. For every one of these high-profile hacking cases, there are thousands of others being committed…

2015’s Hottest Tech Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have both come and gone, and now it’s time to start stuffing those stockings. Techie “toys” are on almost everyone’s list, so we’ve put together a list of the hottest and most sought after — electronic…

Home is Where the Tech Is: The Four Hottest Trends in Smart Home Technology

  You know the saying, “Home is where the heart is?” Well now, home is also where the tech is. The market for “smart” home devices that can connect to the Internet is growing at a rapid pace. These gadgets and appliances that…

Breaking the Cycle of Family Tech Support

Does your family always call you – a non-techie – for tech support? Do you get constant requests for a "quick second" of your time to solve PC-related issues or even something as simple as getting the channel notification to disappear from…

The “Internet of Things” and the Connected Home

When most of us think about being “online,” we think of computers, tablets and smartphones surfing the Web. But lately, the rise of the “Internet of Things” (IoT) has introduced a world where just about anything – from TVs to home…