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?
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
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
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