Cyberattacks have grown rampant in recent years, impacting devices of all forms, including smartphones and tablets. In 2023 alone, mobile Trojan attacks saw a critical rise and new malware variants emerged. We explore these trends below, highlighting key statistics from Kaspersky Security Network that business owners like you should be aware of to be able to protect your mobile devices and data.
Baltimore may be the Charm City, but there’s nothing charming about being the target of cyberattacks in recent years. The city has suffered much at the hands of cybercriminals, from the February 2014 attack at the University of Maryland that exposed the private information of more than 309,000 students, staff, and alumni, to the December 2019 ransomware attack that hit the Maryland Health Department and shut down its services.
Cybercriminals recognize the potential goldmine of sensitive information stored in business mobile devices. This is why they exploit security gaps in such devices to launch attacks, compromising data, finances, and reputation. As a result, businesses must adapt to this evolving threat landscape and implement comprehensive mobile security strategies. Mobile threat detection (MTD) has emerged as […]
In recent years, new cyberthreats such as the Flashfake botnet, the Koobface worm, and Mac Defender malware have been targeting Mac devices. On top of these, Mac users are also at risk of phishing scams, spam, and other online threats. The good news is that you can implement measures to safeguard your Mac. 1. Adjust […]
Cybercrime is a major threat to all types of businesses. Small businesses, in particular, are particularly appealing targets because of their limited financial resources and technical expertise. However, small businesses can take a few practical steps to enhance their cybersecurity.
When it comes to protecting company data, having good password habits is essential. Unfortunately, since the average employee has around 200 passwords, they tend to use easy-to-remember but also easy-to-guess passwords, such as "123456," "qwerty," and "password.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has been steadily replacing traditional phone services as the primary means of communication for businesses. With VoIP’s low cost and versatility, it’s easy to see why many companies have made the switch. However, VoIP does come with its own set of security risks and vulnerabilities that businesses need to be aware of.
When it comes to protecting your business from cyberattacks, you can never be too careful. Hackers are always looking for any opportunity to steal critical data or wreak havoc on company systems. To truly secure your business from cyberattacks, you need a comprehensive identity and access management (IAM) solution. IAM: An overview IAM is a […]
The new year is always a great time to reflect on the past 12 months and take a look at what your business can improve on for the future. One area to focus on is cybersecurity, and that includes making sure that your passwords are as secure as possible.
Many people are surprised to learn that there is an entire part of the internet that’s hidden and only accessible through special browsers and networks. This area of the web is known as the dark web. It's a space that's often used for criminal activity, such as selling drugs and weapons, or buying and selling sensitive information like credit card and Social Security numbers.