Security

11
May

Rogue Security Programs and How You Can Avoid Them

If you think all anti-virus programs you spot are for your protection, you need to change your opinion. There are plenty of rogue security softwares or fake anti-virus programs out there that provide you little or no protection at all. Also known as scarewares, most of these misleading programs even facilitate the installation of malicious code that they claim to

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16
Apr

Are Social Networks the New Front Line For Social Engineering?

The corporate sector is increasingly using Internet-based technologies, and cybercriminals have found ways to take advantage of corporate Canada’s adoption of social media and internet technologies. Using social networks and search engines, attackers are stealing intellectual corporate property which is more valuable than day-to-day financial and customer data by performing astutely crafted social engineering attacks. These attacks are mostly devised

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22
Jan

Acceptable Internet Use In Your Toronto Business

When is it proper to check the latest Toronto Maple Leafs scores and stats at work? Would your boss mind if you book your next vacation on your work computer? Access to the Internet is as common as the telephone. Employees can have access to social networks, travel sites and personal email on the office computer. With this ease of

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21
Dec

Using USB Thumb Drives in your Markham business

USB Thumb Drives or USB Memory Sticks are everywhere throughout the GTA.  The use of USB devices is on the rise as businesses in Markham look at new ways to share information and make a quick and easy backup. They are inexpensive and very convenient. Did you know that our USB Memory Sticks pose a serious risk to your business?

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17
Dec

Selecting the right Malware protection

What is Malware? Malware is short for malicious software. Many times it is software designed to secretly run on your computer and attempt to steal information, send out spam emails and even in some instances run processes on your computer system and send the result back to another server somewhere online. Malware is hostile, intrusive and a risk to many

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