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Qu’est-ce qu’un ransomware? Définition et conseils à suivre

Qu’est-ce qu’un ransomware? Définition et conseils à suivre Les ransomwares sont aujourd’hui l’une des plus grandes menaces de cybersécurité auxquelles sont confrontés les entreprises et les particuliers. Qu’est-ce qu’un ransomware? Le ransomware est un type de logiciel malveillant que les pirates utilisent pour verrouiller un appareil ou crypter son contenu ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Ransomware and DDoS is on the Rise: Tips for Distance Learning in 2021

Ransomware and DDoS is on the Rise: Tips for Distance Learning in 2021 The holidays have come and gone, and students returned to the virtual classroom. But according to the FBI, cyberattacks are likely to disrupt online learning in the new year. As of December 2020, the FBI, Cybersecurity and ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Ransomware Could Be the New Data Breach: 5 Tips to Stay Secure

Cybercriminals tend to keep with the times, as they often leverage current events as a way to harvest user data or spread malicious content. McAfee COVID-19 Threat Report July 2020 points to a rather significant surge in attacks exploiting the current pandemic with COVID-19 themed malicious apps, phishing campaigns, malware, and ransomware. However, what many users don’t realize is ...

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Mi cuenta de correo electrónico ha sufrido un ataque. ¿Qué debo hacer?

Mi cuenta de correo electrónico ha sufrido un ataque. ¿Qué debo hacer? Indicios de un ataque en su correo electrónico Con la llegada del #QuédateEnCasa, el aumento de la comunicación personal por correo electrónico se disparó. Este aumento ha permitido que los hackers más avispados tengan vía libre para instalar ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Ransomware Attacks: Cybercriminals Pinpointing Healthcare Organizations

No One is Invisible to Ransomware Attacks: Cybercriminals Pinpointing Healthcare Organizations   In this challenging time, cybercriminals have their eyes on consumers and institutions alike. Malicious groups have increased their targeting of hospitals and healthcare entities to take advantage of deepening resource strain. Many of these groups are using ransomware attacks to compromise hospital systems, locking up patient ...

Family Safety

7 Ways to Wreck a Cybercrook’s Holidays

’Tis the season for giving and who better to give a giant headache to than the digital scammers working overtime to wreck our holidays? Can we spot and unravel every scam out there? Probably not. But, by taking a few minutes to get equipped to click, we can dodge common ...

Consumer Threat Notices

A Cybersecurity Horror Story: Stay Secure From October’s Creepiest Threats

Halloween time is among us and ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things lurking in the shadows. This past month has brought a variety of spooky cyberthreats that haunt our networks and devices. From malicious malware to restricting ransomware, October has had its fair share of cyber-scares. Let’s take a ...

Family Safety

15 Easy, Effective Ways to Start Winning Back Your Online Privacy

Someone recently asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I had to think about it for a few minutes. I certainly don’t need any more stuff. However, if I could name one gift that would make me absolutely giddy, it would be getting a chunk of my ...

Family Safety

7 Questions to Ask Your Child’s School About Cybersecurity Protocols

Just a few weeks into the new school year and, already, reports of malicious cyberattacks in schools have hit the headlines. While you’ve made digital security strides in your home, what concerns if any should you have about your child’s data being compromised at school? There’s a long and short ...

Consumer Mobile and IoT Security

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained by cybercriminals rather easily due to lack of security protocols. This fact has cybercriminals pivoting their strategies, leading to a recent uptick in attacks on ...

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