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What is Spear Phishing?

We’ve all heard about phishing emails and scams. This is where a hacker requests general information from you using generic terms that apply to a large amount of people, looking for a couple people to fall for the scam and give the hacker personal information. This information is then used to hack other online accounts,… Continue Reading What is Spear Phishing?

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Ransomware Successfully Targets Mac Computers

Apple Computers, known for not being as susceptible to viruses as PCs, have been successfully targeted by Ransomware. Ransomware is malicious software that infects a computer like a virus, and then encrypts and locks user files, asking the user to pay a ransom to return their files to normal. The program in question, dubbed keRanger,… Continue Reading Ransomware Successfully Targets Mac Computers

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January 2016 Virus Backup Update

Regular data backups: The only sure way to knock out threats from Crypto-style viruses One of the biggest data security threats of 2013 – CryptoLocker – has brought the term “ransomware” to new levels of awareness. That’s because CryptoLocker is one of the most infamous examples of a virus that renders data files unusable unless… Continue Reading January 2016 Virus Backup Update

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March 31 – World Backup Day

ST. AUBIN TECHNOLOGIES ONLY SUPPORTS CARBONITE ONLINE BACKUP AS A PRIMARY BACKUP TO PROTECT YOUR DATA. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT OFFSITE DATA BACKUP, CONTACT A ST. AUBIN TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORT SPECIALIST FOR A DATA USAGE REVIEW.   “What would you do if you lost everything?” San Francisco, CA  — March 31st has been declared… Continue Reading March 31 – World Backup Day