Malware is getting ridiculous. All these new variants...its like a horror movie anthology that airs regularly on your local public access TV channel. Every week there's something new to be afraid of. So...just when you thought it was safe to go in the water....bum bum buuuuuuuuuuum...Fileless malware!
Earlier this week we talked a bit about the Equifax hack and what you could do to immediately protect yourself if your Social Security Number was compromised.
Now it's time to talk a little bit about what services are available that can immediately protect your sensitive systems from a similar type of attack.
Equifax was hacked. 143 million Social Security Numbers were compromised. That’s a just under half the population of the United States. It’s pretty scary.
It’s never been more dangerous to be connected to and do business on the internet. Cyber-attacks are at an all time high, businesses are constantly being breached and vulnerable data has never been worth more on the black market.
UPDATE - 9/19/2017: The United States Senate voted on Monday, September 18 to ban Kaspersky Lab software from federal computer systems and networks. We've posted a link to the Reuters.com story at the bottom of this page. We encourage you reading that after this article.*
About a week or two ago we shared an article regarding Kaspersky Labs, the Moscow based security firm and their recent endeavor to release their anti-virus software free of charge.
If you had the opportunity to partially or totally remove yourself from the Internet, would you take it? That’s a good question. A lot of people are attracted to the idea. Honestly, can you blame them?
Quick Response Codes (QR Codes for short) have been around for a while. They're an insanely popular marketing device in China, Japan and other Asian markets. They've never been really popular in the States but that might change fairly soon...