August 11, 2017

Advantages of Managed IT Services 

Advantages of Managed IT Services  There are some very strong advantages to having IT managed services for your business, not least of which is the fact that since someone else is handling all that for you, that leaves you and your employees free to concentrate on running the business. IT services in Irvine are comprised of the same basic functions as anywhere else in the country, which means all you need is a very reputable and skilled firm to manage your particular IT requirements. On the other hand, no one knows the intimate details of your business better than you […]
June 28, 2017

Petya Ransomeware on Rise

The new Petya Ransomware spreading fast through Europe and US and it has crippled computers from major companies like Merck Pharmaceuticals, Food Company Mondelez and Shipping Company Mersk.  How it Started This is the second global attack by variant of ransomeware in the past two months and unlike the old ones Petya started by infecting an accounting software distribution system, which send infection to many other systems via update. The new ransomware locks the computer system and ask user for ransom in bitcoin format to release their systems. How It Spreads This ransomware currently delivered by infected systems, email attachments […]
May 12, 2017

New Malaaware cripples computers worldwide

The new malware has reached thousands of computers worldwide and encrypted the files for more that 40 hospitals so far, cybercriminals found out about this software vulnerability through leaked NSA documents. This malicious software explodes a flaw in Microsoft operation systems and encrypt the data and also block the access to the system. This may be the first time computers globally effected by an attack, there are more than 150 countries targeted in Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America. The new ransomware called WannaCry and shows the following message on infected systems ” Don’t worry about the encryption we […]
March 13, 2017

Major Elements of a reliable business backup

One of the first lines of defense against cyberattack in the modern business climate should be a program of regular offsite backups to maintain copies of all important business data assets. All online business data is subject to attack, even if ‘protected’ by the company firewall, and any really determined hacker can penetrate even the best firewall, to infect computer files with malware that ends up costing the company a fortune to overcome. Network security is still important of course, and should be implemented for maximum effectiveness, but it should not be the only safeguard that a company uses, and […]
February 20, 2017

What your Business Can Learn from The DNC Hacking

  Now that the political season is over, we will take a look at how DNC emails were hacked, how simple it was, and what this means to your business’s network security. Apparently, most people think this hack was such a sophisticated act and it would only happen to high value targets like the DNC, which is not true.  In fact, this was such a simple hack that once you read this article you may realize that it may happen to you as well     Here is how DNC got hacked:   On March 22, 2015, Billy Reinhart (former […]