As you likely know by now, Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through certain online payment methods in order to grant access to their systems, or to get their data back.
Now there is a scam targeted at iPhone and iPad users that will appear via a pop up message as you are doing an internet search with Safari.
You will be interrupted by a message that tells you that your device has been locked because a third-party application has crashed your iOS operating system.
When you call the toll free number provided, the scammer will ask you for your credit card information so they can charge you for removing the third party applicat...
NOTE: This is a reprint from a recent Press Release. At my current firm, JDL Technologies, we have exercised strong relationships with our technology partners and have also minimized our own financial margins in an effort to make HIPAA compliance easier and more manageable for the smaller Practices we serve.
Cybercriminals are constantly developing new tactics and business models because it is so profitable! And while all systems are vulnerable, some are more at risk than others. Criminals of all types are lazy and cybercriminals also look for the "easy" way in. Consequently, those with the weakest security are the most frequent targets.
Fortunately, there are specific measures you can take to make your organization a less attractive target. These measures will substantially reduce your risk and improve the safeguards that protect your data, including important customer and employee data.
Upgrade Your Firewall
You’re operating a business, and the first thing you need is a firewall that provides commercial-grade protection. Too...