Cryptojacking: A New-Age Cyber Threat on the Rise

With the rise of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Lightcoin and Ripple, there’s been an increasing number of cryptojacking cyber attacks. The computers of businesses as well as individuals are being hijacked to mine cryptocurrency on behalf of a hacker. While cryptojacking may sound like a minor threat — especially when compared to other…

Microsoft Launches Password-Free Logins for Windows 10

Strong passwords are your small business’s first line of defense against cyber threats. The problem is that many people tend to forget their passwords. To make a strong password, you must use a combination of letters, numbers and special characters. As a result, you may end up forgetting it. Microsoft, however, is looking to solve…

What Is USB 3.0? Get the Facts

From printers and monitors to storage drives, keyboards, mouses and more, countless computers peripherals use a Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection. It’s become the de-facto standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. But not all USB ports are made equal. The latest generation of USB, known as USB 3.0, offers a superior level of performance…

5 Tips to Stay Safe When Browsing the Internet

Does your small business rely on the internet to perform its operations? Even if your small business doesn’t sell its products or services online, you may still get online to connect with customers, advertise, research new markets and perform other tasks associated with your small business’s operations. Whether you use the internet multiple times a…

5 Tips to Protect Against Keylogging

Keylogging, also known as keystroke capturing, is a type of cyber attack that involves the deployment of malware to record or monitor a victim’s keystrokes. If one or more of your small business’s computers is infected with keylogging malware, anything you type on that computer may be seen by a hacker. Whether you’re writing an…