Monthly Archives: July 2017

How ransomware can delete your backups

It’s too early to say what 2017 will be remembered for, but the proliferation of cyber attacks and digital chicanery have been headline news all year.  Whether you’re talking about the rash of ransomware attacks, ominously dubbed “WannaCry” and “Petya”; or the alleged Russian hacking of our most recent election, digital crime is more prevalent than ever.  Sophisticated or not, hackers are causing major [...]

By |2017-07-24T11:18:03-04:00July 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How ransomware can delete your backups

The Petya Ransomware – What is it?

The digital age has afforded us many luxuries in the 21st century.  We’ve bypassed rude cab drivers, enabled food deliveries without moving from the couch, and even worked how to meet the opposite sex without talking to anyone.  Teleporting is about the only sci-fi fantasy we are still waiting on.  Unfortunately, this dependence on technology leaves us vulnerable to an age of cyber criminals [...]

By |2017-07-20T13:59:15-04:00July 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Petya Ransomware – What is it?

Ransomware Prevention and Resolution

As the American philosopher Drake would say, 2017 is a great time to be alive.  It can also be a precarious time to be alive, especially, if you haven’t popped out of a time machine and your livelihood is stored digitally.  Whether you are an individual or a company, you store sensitive and valuable data on your computer systems daily, information that you might [...]

By |2017-07-12T11:40:21-04:00July 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Ransomware Prevention and Resolution