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…