Last Updated: 8th December, 2017, 1:55 PMThis morning while I was reviewing the messages placed in the message quarantine by Avast Business Cloudcare Anti-spam I found a message that caught my attention. It had a subject heading that read Activate your new $50 reward from Amazon.com, but the from address didn’t match up to messages I’ve received in the past from the amazon.com domain.
Last Updated: 27th November, 2017, 1:55 PMIf you’re like me, when you’re really busy there’s nothing sweeter than a fast, light-weight, full-featured web browser to help you get things done. For me, Google Chrome used to be that browser. However, recently a client and I were talking about planning out some technology changes in their environment, and the subject of Microsoft’s Edge Browser came up because it’s part of Windows 10.
Last Updated: 25th November, 2017, 4:46 PMFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ransomware is a type of malicious software from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. While some simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse, more advanced malware uses a technique called cryptoviral extortion, in which it encrypts the victim’s files, making them inaccessible, and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them. Recently, someone asked me if this was a real thing. My response was, “it’s absolutely a real thing!” What bothered me about this question… Read More