Help! My Computer Has a Memory Leak

Is your computer suffering from a memory leak? If so, you’ll probably notice sluggish speeds and performance. Random access memory (RAM) is an invaluable computer resource. Unlike storage disk memory, RAM can be read or written simultaneously. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for one or more programs to consume an increasingly large amount of RAM. Known…

Cybersecurity Insurance: Is It Worth It?

You can purchase insurance for just about anything, including cybersecurity. Known as cybersecurity insurance or simply cyber insurance, it offers financial protection for businesses and individuals alike in the event of a cyber attack. Because it’s an optional form of insurance, though, you might be wondering if it’s worth the cost. After all, how often…

What Is Network Discovery In Windows?

Have you come across the Network Discovery setting on your PC? Available in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems, it’s a highly useful feature for businesses with multiple computers or devices connected to their Wi-Fi. At the same time, however, Network Discovery may pose security concerns. To better understand Network Discovery and…

How Backdoor Cyber Attacks Work

Contrary to popular belief, not all cyber attacks target large businesses. In fact, a Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that over half of all cyber attacks involve small businesses. As a small business owner, it’s your responsibility to safeguard your computers and network from cyber attacks. While you’re probably familiar with viruses and malware,…

What Is a Rootkit?

A rootkit is a common cyber threat facing small businesses. As the name suggests, it’s a “kit” of malicious software or files that provides a hacker with “root” access to the victim’s computer or network. If a hacker has deployed a rootkit on your small business’s computer or network, he or she will have complete…