Category: Security

The New “I Love You” Virus

The New “I Love You” Virus

A new threat is making the rounds. Employees at companies that use Gmail for an email service, along with individual Gmail users are falling victim to a new scam. It goes something like this: You receive an email from someone you know. It tells you that they have shared a document with you. When you […]

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Bad Dharma (Its been a busy week)

Bad Dharma (Its been a busy week)

What is Dharma? Dharma is a new version of ransomware. Once its on your machine, the virus doesn’t fool around it looks for file servers and starts encrypting the it finds data immediately. The method of encryption makes file decryption almost impossible without the encryption key which is unique and is generated as a part […]

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New Threat for Chrome Users

New Threat for Chrome Users

As if there were not enough to worry about on the web. Today I became aware of a new Chrome “hack” that injects a JavaScript into legitimate but poorly secured websites. The script changes the way text is rendered on the page and makes the characters look like garbage symbols. The user is then prompted […]

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Backup Basics

Backup Basics

Companies use computers to store everything from client information to financial data to health records. As a result, your data is one of the most valuable assets for your business. But you also must face the reality of life- hard drives fail, servers crash, and networks are compromised by a virus or a malware attack. […]

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