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How to Protect Yourself from Typosquatting Attacks

January 31, 2017

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Imagine the following scenario.  You go to your bank’s online website such as www.safebank.com to check your account balance and perhaps pay some bills.  In the process you inadvertently type www.safebakn.com as a spelling error (note the backwards placement of the “k” and the “n”) and not notice it because the usual website is displayed […]

5 Security Measures to Protect Client Devices that are Worth the Trouble

November 29, 2016

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If you’re like most IT professionals today, you have a million things to do and a short window of time to get them done, so in order to alleviate our endless load, we sometimes implement out of convenience rather than according to good policy.  Unfortunately, the measures we takeout of convenience today can end up […]

Why Hospitals are such a Target Rich Environment for Malware

April 20, 2016

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Think Like a Cyber Attacker Put yourself in the mindset of a cybercriminal for a moment.  You’ve been targeting personal computer devices and phones up to now with ransomware making some fast bucks here and there but you want to go after a bigger target on a grander scale.   You want a quick but sizable […]