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SMBs are Officially a Top Target For Cyber Attacks

For some time there have been many misconceptions and controversies regarding the risk small and mid-sized businesses are at for cyber attacks. SMBs have often theorized that they are at less risk of falling victim to attacks than large businesses due to being less “in the spotlight," containing a smaller amount of content and data, [...]

Are Your Defenses Against Malware Strong Enough?

The IT Company Blog Series is back with another CIS Control blog! Next up is CIS Control 8. CIS Control 8 is better known as Malware Defenses. CIS defines control 8 as “controlling the installation, spread, and execution of malicious code at multiple points in the enterprise, while optimizing the use of automation to enable [...]

May 21st, 2019|Categories: CIS Controls, Malware|Tags: , , , , |

Google Play Store’s Malware

As we always do here at The IT Company, we want you to be secure.  This means both providing you with specific actions you can take to secure your IT environment (at home and at work), and providing you with interesting information regarding security exposures and risks. In order to stay up to date and constantly [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Malware, Security|Tags: , , |

ALERT! Holiday Scams

This holiday season, while you’re searching for the perfect gifts for your loved ones, the FTC wants to encourage you to be aware of potential online dangers. Yesterday, the FTC released an alert on Holiday Scams and Malware Campaigns. They are encouraging people to cautious of dangers such as: Unsolicited emails. Malicious links and attachments. [...]

November 20th, 2018|Categories: Malware, Security|Tags: , |

VPN Filter

This week’s technology topic is a quick Q&A with The IT Company’s own Kyle Kelley. We asked him to help our readers better understand a form of Malware, known as VPN Filter.   What is VPN Filter?  VPN Filter is a form of Malware that affects the operating system of many consumer Routers and Wireless Access Points. [...]

July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Malware, Security|Tags: , , |