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IT Resolutions For 2017

It’s the start of a New Year and resolutions are in the air! You’ve vowed to lose weight, dwell on the positive, and renovate the kitchen. You’re going to spend more time with your family, take up a new hobby, and find out what the big deal is about yoga.

What is Malvertising?

We have now entered an age where you can lose your files, photos, and music simply by visiting a reputable website.

Earlier this year, the Huffington Post unwittingly served up a malicious Hugo Boss advert to its visitors. The ad infected visitors' machines with the Cryptowall ransomware, which encrypted the users' files and extorted money from them to get their files back. The scary part? The user didn't have to click on anything to become infected. Since then, more occurrences of Malvertising have been reported.

What is going on, and how can you protect yourself?

Ways that computer users in small businesses can protect themselves against spam and Internet crime.

The Internet has done more than change the way that people work, it changed the way criminals commit crime. There seems to be no end to daily cyber attacks such as computer viruses, worms, spam, phishing and identity theft.
 
Being a victim of cyber attacks can cost a business more than just the cost of repairs, it can also cost them customers.
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