The Human Element: How an MSP Protects Your Company – Part 2

Let’s take a deeper look into how Networks Unlimited, a Managed Services Provider, protects your company. If you missed Part 1: Hardware and Software, have no fear. You can read it and pop back here. Now, let’s get into how partnering with an MSP protects you from the human element. Everyday Criminals Sometimes, crime revolves around opportunity. If you have an open-door policy at your business, it makes it easy for an everyday criminal to waltz inside. And once inside, they can poke around computers that aren’t locked or secured. …

Hardware and Software: How an MSP Protects Your Company – Part 1

Let’s take a deeper look into how Networks Unlimited, a Managed Services Provider, protects your company. Let’s start with some of the simple things first, like how your hardware and software is protected. Updates and Patches This one is boring but absolutely critical. If you ignore all those little boxes in the corner that ask you to update software, you are in big trouble. The reason they pop up isn’t to annoy you (shocker, we know) but because there was a vulnerability identified and the software team made changes to …

4 Ways Technology Has Changed Society for The Good

Four Ways Technology Has Changed Society for The Good

Here are just a few (of many) benefits that technology provides us.  Easy Money Transferring money, budgeting, and purchasing goods has never been easier. Developers have released a slew of apps dedicated to transferring money between friends, coworkers, and family members, making it incredibly less awkward to go to lunch together or to pick up coffee for everyone in the office. Budgeting is simpler, too. Manage your bank account, credit cards, and personal finances with just a few clicks of the mouse. Know where your money is (and isn’t) and …

locky ransomware image

Malicious JPG Images on Social Media Spreading Locky Ransomware

IF YOU RECEIVE AN IMAGE FILE SENT BY SOMEONE, EVEN YOUR FRIEND, ON YOUR FACEBOOK MESSENGER, LINKEDIN OR ANY OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM, DO NOT CLICK ON IT. According to thehackernews.com, a new campaign attack has begun. This one is targeting all sorts of social media! Facebook Messenger and LinkedIn have reportedly been hijacked to spread the Locky Ransomware. Booby-trapping JPG images spread the ransomware. In some cases, you don’t even have to download the picture file; the malicious program forcibly downloads to your computer. Once the malware is in your system, …