Virtual Meeting Platform, Zoom, Has Security Flaws During Increased Use

Laura BednarCybersecurity and Vulnerabilities

Zoom Video Conference Calls

Schools, companies, and even family members have turned to the virtual meeting platform, Zoom, to stay connected and attempt to keep things “business as usual” in this new normal we find ourselves in. However, since the surge of users over the last month, the platform has had incidents of hackers joining meetings and users having their privacy invaded by the … Read More

Average Ransomware Payment Increases Exponentially

Laura BednarCybersecurity and Vulnerabilities, Data Breaches

Cost of Ransomware Increases for Industries

Ransomware prevents access to critical systems or data until a ransom is paid. Anti-ransom software, a lifesaver for many businesses, protects against malicious cyber-attacks. Even clicking on an infected link, which is very easy to do, can cost companies downtime and revenue. In 2018, ransom attacks were the most common form of cybercrime and includes many high-profile attacks. In 2019, … Read More

Secure Your Systems and Avoid Phishing Emails

Laura BednarCybersecurity and Vulnerabilities

Phishing Attack Dangers Internet Users

Everything is not what it seems, especially in the world of the internet. Phishing attacks are emails or websites that appear to be legitimate but are fronts created by cybercriminals to steal your information. Victims are lured in by a link, attachment, or other plug-in and once you click, the security of your system is compromised. As a part of … Read More