How to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Hackers are increasingly pushing Ransomware into the public eye. Over the past year, various groups have been responsible for high-profile ransomware attacks against numerous companies. Unfortunately, knowing what to do about the influx of ransomware can be difficult if you’re a business owner. This article will teach you exactly how to protect your business from … Read more

2021: The Year of Ransomware Attacks

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Reports of Ransomware attacks are happening more and more frequently. Ransomeware has become one of the most prevalent attack methods for criminals, from state-sponsored attacks to home-grown cybercriminals. So what has caused this glut in attacks, and what exactly is Ransomware? This article will guide you through everything you need to know about one of … Read more

CEO Reveals How Easily Colonial Pipeline Hack Could’ve Been Avoided

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The Colonial Pipeline hack might not have been the largest hack in recent memory–that probably goes to the SolarWinds or Microsoft Exchange hacks. But it was the most disruptive. Consumers panicked within days of the ransomware gang DarkSide breaching the country’s largest fuel pipeline. Gas prices skyrocketed. More than half of the gas stations in … Read more

Corporations Appear to Be Giving Hacker Gangs Exactly What They Want


Experiencing a ransomware attack can be traumatic. Imagine you begin a normal workday, and your company’s entire network is shut down within the next hour. Your business comes to a screeching halt as you start hemorrhaging money with every passing second. Suddenly, a message materializes on your computer screen. It’s a hacker telling you your … Read more

7 Cybersecurity Stats That Every Small Business Should Know in 2023

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If you’re a decision-maker at a small business, the days of casually learning about cybersecurity are over. Data breaches and hacking incidents were already trending; the pandemic changed everything. The move to remote working shifted the security landscape in ways we’re still trying to calculate. But one thing is certain; hacking incidents are way up, … Read more

SmileDirect Reveals the Outrageous Cost of Getting Hacked

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The cost of doing business is high. But, as SmileDirect just learned, that cost rises exponentially if you’ve been hacked. After announcing that it was dealing with a cybersecurity incident yesterday, the stock price of SmileDirectClub Inc (SDC) took a massive hit. And that’s just one of the many high costs that small, mid-size, and … Read more

Hackers Display Their Boldness by Hitting D.C. Police With Ransomware


Hackers have hit the police department, which protects the president’s city (Washington D.C.), in a ransomware scheme. Such an attack underscores the new fearlessness that hackers discovered during the pandemic. Cybercriminals are now targeting the people who are supposed to stop them. If President Biden still intends to ‘send a message,’ now is the time. … Read more

Here’s the Single Largest Cybersecurity Threat to Small Businesses


We’ve witnessed some of the most expansive, devastating hacking incidents in the past year. But that doesn’t mean cybercriminals are only targeting major corporations. Hackers are steadily placing small businesses directly between their crosshairs. A 2019 Accenture study found that hackers targeted small businesses 43% of the time. It also found that 14% of those … Read more

Hacker Group REvil Holds $100 Million Ransom Over Acer


REvil is back at it again. The hacker group responsible for breaching a cosmetic surgery business last December has their eyes on a much bigger prize: Acer. They’ve hit the Taiwanese hardware and electronics manufacturer with the largest ransom known to date, and they warn that it could get much larger if they don’t comply. … Read more