Category: Security

Rombertik: What you need to know about malware’s suicide bomber

Rombertik: What you need to know about malware’s suicide bomber

Researchers at Cisco Systems’ Talos Group have identified a new variety of malware that, if detected, attempts to take its host computer with it. Known as Rombertik, it is unique in terms of the lengths it will go to avoid...

/ May 5, 2015
What SMB business continuity and disaster recovery plans are missing

What SMB business continuity and disaster recovery plans are missing

When we talk about business continuity and disaster recovery, data backup is always an important part of any suggested plan. And it’s true: if your SMB clients aren’t backing up their data, they’ll have big problems if they have a...

/ February 25, 2015
Malware
Ask an MSP Expert: How to explain malware to my customers

Ask an MSP Expert: How to explain malware to my customers

Q: I’m having trouble explaining malware to my customers. Can you define malware in terms they can understand? Also, what tips can I give them to help protect their business from a malware attack? You’re not alone. Every MSP faces...

/ January 25, 2015
Oh no they didn’t. Security password mistakes to avoid.

Oh no they didn’t. Security password mistakes to avoid.

If you haven’t already checked out the list of “Worst Passwords” released by SplashData earlier this week, you may want to—and soon. Each year, the company publishes a list of the riskiest passwords, which frighteningly, are also the most common. In an...

/ January 23, 2015