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Email Strategies That Actually Work

<b>N</b>avigating the email marketing scene today takes some know-how. Consider this:<p>More than half of all emails, 53%, are now opened in mobile (Experian). …

Marketing Strategy

How a USB could become security risk for your device

By Zehra AliA flash drive or USB may provide a capacity asThis is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: How a USB could become security …

21 Interesting Cyber Security Statistics (2017-2018)

Cyber attacks are growing in prominence every day – from influencing major elections to crippling businesses overnight, the role cyber warfare plays …

5 Steps Employees Can Take to Prevent Cyberattacks

Atlanta's Reported Ransomware Bill: Up to $17 Million

<b>City Didn't Pay Ransom, But Spends for Cleanup, New Devices, Better Security</b><br>The cost of the city of Atlanta's mitigation and subsequent IT overhaul …

Bad .Men at .Work. Please Don’t .Click

Web site names ending in new top-level domains (TLDs) like <b>.men</b>, <b>.work</b> and <b>.click</b> are some of the riskiest and spammy-est on the Internet, according to …

Top 10

Police Dept Loses 10 Months of Work to Ransomware. Gets Infected a Second Time!

Bleepingcomputer reported: "Ransomware has infected the servers of the Riverside Fire and Police department for the second time in a month.The first …

Ransomware

City of Atlanta IT Systems Shut Down by SamSam Ransomware. Demand Is $51K To Decrypt

It was all over the major press yesterday. The Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia has confirmed that several local government systems are currently down due …

IoT - "Internet of Things" Basics for Small Business

OK. You've heard the term IoT or Internet of Things. First, what the heck is that? And second, why do you care?<br>This is yet another example of …

Dear Aunt Sadie, Please Step Back From The Net Neutrality Ledge

In the 25 years I’ve been toiling in the mines of tech policy, I’ve developed what I call the Aunt Sadie test. Most of the issues I research and write about are woefully technical, legal, economic and boring; of interest to more and more people here in Silicon Valley as the information economy …

Webroot's Top 10 Nastiest Ransomware Attacks of 2017 | Webroot

DESCRIPTION<p>Starting as a fake Ukrainian tax software update, this ransomware is a variant of an older attack dubbed Petya, except this version uses …

Questions You Need to Ask About Your Cloud Storage and Backups

"The Cloud" is a wonderful concept. You buy technology services as needed and they promise essentially zero downtime. Unfortunately, you have to be a …

Is Your Mobile Carrier Your Weakest Link?

More online services than ever now offer two-step authentication — requiring customers to complete a login using their phone or other mobile device …

More than a million Gmail and Yahoo account credentials on sale

Security Editor<p>Follow:<p>Login credentials and other personal information linked to more than a million Gmail and Yahoo accounts is reportedly being …

Ticking time bombs: 6 essential services that still depend on legacy systems

Datil<p>OP<p>this is a little scary. but you also have to remember that most of these systems have little to no connection to any internet resources. and …

17 Safe Internet Browsing Tips for Beginners

The Internet can be a dangerous place for the careless. Land on the wrong website, and you can infect your computer with malicious software that will …

U.S. Businesses Say They're Ready for Cyber Attacks; Employees Have Different Answer

U.S. Businesses Say They’re Ready for Cyber Attacks; Employees Have Different Answer<p>June 6, 2017<p>U.S. employees remain unprepared for cybersecurity …

Cyber-attacks

No Monday Morning Reprieve for Cyber Attack Victims

May 14, 2017 by Jordan Robertson and Rebecca Penty<p>An unrivaled global cyber-attack is poised to continue claiming victims Monday as people return to …

Ransomware Attacks Quadrupled in 2016; They'll Double in 2017: Beazley

Ransomware Attacks Quadrupled in 2016; They’ll Double in 2017: Beazley<p>February 3, 2017<p>Specialty insurer Beazley, which offers data breach response …

Reusing Passwords Will Kill Your Business

Do you reuse passwords? If so, it's just a matter of time before the bad guys break into your network, your laptop, your bank account, and your …

The FTC’s Internet of Things (IoT) Challenge

One of the biggest cybersecurity stories of 2016 was the surge in online attacks caused by poorly-secured “<b>Internet of Things</b>” (IoT) devices such as …

Cyber Criminals now spreading ransomware through Facebook, LinkedIn

If you find a graphic or image on your computer and you don’t remember downloading it, stop before opening! Experts have seen a dramatic increase in …

776,000 patient health records breached in October

The number of patient health information breaches was down again in October for the second month in a row, but swaths of patient data have been …

FTC lays down the ransomware law

The chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is advising businesses that the FTC might hold them accountable for not fixing vulnerabilities …

47 no-fail ways to come up with blog ideas

Empty Google docs. Empty editorial calendars. Empty WordPress posts.<p>Sometimes content marketers have to deal with a lot of emptiness, and turn all that blank space into content that attracts, and engages, and converts.<p>But no pressure, right?<p>How do you keep the ideas and creativity flowing …

Hacking Your Phone

The Three Biggest Mistakes Non-IT People Make When They Plug Things In

This might sound silly at first, but it's not. If you're not an IT Professional, you may be plugging some things in wrong - costing yourself …

Flaws in wireless keyboards let hackers snoop on everything you type

Many popular, low-cost wireless keyboards don't encrypt keystrokes.<p>Your wireless keyboard is giving up your secrets -- literally.<p>With an antenna and …

DropBox is Not Your Friend

Let me start out by saying that DropBox CAN be the perfect solution for many small businesses - IF it's the solution to the right problem!<br>There's an …