CryptoWall: The Latest in Ransomware and Cyber Crime

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Over the last year, authorities have been fighting a series of ransomware viruses — first CryptoLocker, then CryptoDefense, and now Cryptowall. CryptoLocker infected over 500,000 computers and although only 1.3% of the victims paid the ransom, the criminals are believed to have made about $3 million dollars. In June 2014, the US Justice Department began a multinational campaign to eradicate … Read More

3 Signs That Your Company Needs a Managed Service Provider

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Many companies find themselves juggling IT problems along with their typical day-to-day responsibilities. Outsourcing IT work to a managed service provider (MSP) lets a company excel at what it does best. Here are some signs that your business should look into hiring an MSP. 1. You don’t have dedicated IT staff. Small companies often rely on a computer-savvy staff member, … Read More