Social Engineering

Social Engineering Video

Increased sophistication of social engineering makes it difficult to know when you’re being had. Don’t fall for their tricks & see 5 techniques hackers are using to steal your data.

Ransomware

Ransomware Attack Tips

Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. check out the tips & tricks you need to know to stay safe.

What Your IT Person Can Learn from Your Inbox

What Your IT Person Can Learn from Your Inbox

Everyone loves to learn more about themselves. We are captivated by personality tests, compatibility quizzes, surveys that tell us about ourselves, and even a non-scientific IQ test now and then. So, it’s no surprise that our behavior and our personalities show up in our work habits as well. Email is no exception. But what can […]

What is Your Backup Plan? Managing Data Breach Recovery

Managing Data Breach Recovery

By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT The Capital One data breach is another astounding example of how your data can be compromised. Pile that one on top of the Equifax disaster that affected so many, and it seems that nobody in the US with a bank account or a credit card can avoid a data […]

The Top 4 Ways Malware Is Spread

Top Ways Malware Is Spread

By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT Every day, I read another article about a company or city that has been infected with some form of malware. Which is any software program purposely designed to interfere with the normal functioning of a computer system for malicious reasons, such as to hold files hostage for ransom. One […]

Is it Malware or a Computer Virus? Understanding the Difference

Malware or a Computer Virus

The terms “Malware” and “computer virus” are used interchangeably in the computer world. While most people understand that either will create havoc on your system, they don’t necessarily know the differences between them. Let’s spend a few moments digging deeper to demystify them. Malware is a general term that encompasses all types of malicious software. […]

Why You Should Claim Your Equifax Data Breach Payment

Equifax Data Breach Payment

Capital One’s recent data breach is the latest in a series of attacks that serve to remind us all of the vulnerability of our personal information. The data of more than 100 million people in the United States and Canada was exposed and possibly compromised. Ironically, this new breach occurred shortly after the settlement of […]