Is Adware Really a Threat?

When compared to other cyber threats, including worms and viruses, adware typically ranks as a low-level threat. It doesn’t have the same crippling effects on a victim’s computer, nor does it capture or steal sensitive data. With that said, however, adware can pose security risks. If your small business’s computers or devices are infected with…

The Rise of Multipartite Viruses: What You Should Know

Have you heard of multipartite viruses? Also known simply as a multi-part virus, they’ve become increasingly common in recent years. Multipartite viruses are often considered more problematic than traditional computer viruses because of their ability to spread in multiple ways. As a result, you should closely monitor your small business’s information technology (IT) for signs…

What Is a Zombie Computer?

When you hear the word “zombie,” what’s the first thing that pops in your head? Most people associate zombies with the walking undead depicted in classic horror movies like “Night of the Living Dead” and “Dawn of the Dead.” In recent years, however, zombie computers have become increasingly common. So, what is a zombie computer…