Security

Password Management: Things You Should Know

Password Management and Security Risks of the Dark Web - Acacia IT, Tucson, AZ

  How should I manage my passwords? • Do you currently use a post-it note under your keyboard or in your top drawer to store your password(s)? • Is there a spreadsheet of passwords for all your sites someplace on your computer? • Have you used the same password over and over on all the…

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Fake Emails: What You Need to Know

Teach your employees how to identify fake emails. Fake emails, generally called “phishing” and “spoofing” emails, are a constant threat. If you learn how to spot them, you can better protect your computers and data from malware, ransomware, and other attacks.     Here is what you need to know: Check the “from” address Most…

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The Best Way to Protect Your Company from Ransomware

I am asked on a daily basis, “How do we protect our company from ransomware?” A lot of you know of, or have friends that have been infected with Ransomware and were not prepared. They have paid ransom and have, in cases, lost all of their data. Ransomware is such a scary topic to many,…

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Keyboard Security Risk!

Watch out for Keysniffer! There is a new security threat whereby a Hacker could get your passwords answers to your security questions and other private information. Keysniffer simply grabs whatever you are typing on your keyboard and sends it to the hacker. The good news is the hacker must be within 250ft of you to…

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Do I need to protect my _____________ from hackers?

Hackers and Devices

Fill in the blank with any of today’s technology, phones, tablets even Smart TV’s! Hackers are everywhere these days, so the answer is yes. The protection of your devices may not seem crucial until something happens. Hackers are using more and more resources to get to your personal information, so ask yourself a couple of…

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Dealing with Ransomware

Ransomware

Ransomware such as Cryptolocker has made a lot of headlines in recent months mainly because it can cost you dearly. But also because it has affected a large number of people. Most of us know someone or have heard of companies that have had to deal with this type of situation. And it can be…

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