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WhatsApp Scam Alert: Be Careful With New Contacts

WhatsApp is a popular and free messaging app with over 2 billion monthly active users. That makes it the most popular mobile messenger app and the third most popular social network globally. As a result, it attracts a wide range of users. Between January 2021 and June 2023, one in four people reported losing money to scammers on social media. That amount of success has...

Is Your Business Ready for Windows 10 End-of-Life?

Windows is Microsoft’s longtime flagship series of operating systems. It’s used globally for computers by businesses and at home. Yet, with Windows 10 end-of-life date in 2025, it’s concerning that Windows 11 only has a global adoption rate of around 28%. The reason behind that isn’t simple. Some people dislike the UI changes or are uncomfortable with the new features....

Password Reuse Continues To Be a Challenge

Password reuse continues to be an ongoing challenge for cybersecurity experts. Notably, employees reuse passwords an average of 13 times. Even if someone is using a strong password, if it’s stolen from a separate data breach, a seemingly secure account will be vulnerable to attack. Since 81% of breaches are caused by weak, reused, or stolen passwords, it’s important to...

6 Signs That It’s Time for a New MSP

Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) has become a popular and cost-effective way for businesses of any size to get IT services. However, as your business evolves, so do your IT needs. Recognizing when it’s time to transition to a new provider can be the key to ensuring uninterrupted growth and security. Understanding those signs will help you make informed...

Domain Hijacking Used in ResurrecAds’ Spam Campaign

Domain hijacking is a critical cybersecurity concern where attackers unlawfully gain control over a domain or subdomain, potentially damaging a business’s reputation and operations. We’ll explore how such incidents occur, their impact, and the specific case of the ResurrecAds massive spam campaign, highlighting the risks associated with neglected subdomains. Like with...

MFA Bypass: How Hackers Get Past Account Security

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an essential part of account security. With 61% of data breaches involving user credentials, adding even one type of authentication can significantly increase the security of an account. Yet, MFA isn’t entirely foolproof, either. Some hackers will attempt an MFA bypass on specific people or accounts they’re targeting. That can involve...

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