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. …

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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, …

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The 3 Important Elements of Data Backups

Because of all the threats to data, it is imperative to backup your data. Here are the 3 important elements to any data backup plan.

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Majority of Mobile Devices not Prepared for Security Attacks

Trend Micro, a leading security software company, reported a 500% increase in mobile cyber attacks last year. With this growing problem, experts are finding that many mobile operating systems and security applications are not ready to defend against the growing attacks. PC’s are no longer the only target for internet hackers.