It was announced yesterday that a vulnerability was discovered in the vastly used WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol. This vulnerability leaves the potential for compromise if an attacker is physically within range of your Wi-Fi network. If compromised, the attacker would be able to attain sensitive information, passwords, credit card numbers, emails, manipulate data, and more.
Category: IT Security
The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi It’s all too convenient. In many shopping and public spaces, your mobile device tempts you with fast and free internet. You may be thinking that it’s probably safe because it’s being provided by a major retailer or hotel chain. As you consider the risks, you might assume or hope for… Read more »
1. Protect against viruses, spyware, and other malicious code Make sure each of your business’s computers are equipped with antivirus software and antispyware and update regularly. Such software is readily available online from a variety of vendors. All software vendors regularly provide patches and updates to their products to correct security problems and improve functionality…. Read more »
Ransomware has been dominating the news for several weeks, and is likely to stay in the news for most of the year. Ransomware is a distinct type of cyber attack, in that it extorts payment from the victim in exchange for allowing access to something that was encrypted in the attack. The most prevalent type… Read more »
Determining the strengths and weaknesses of your business’s network is the first crucial step in ascertaining what you need to maintain functionality, establish reliable backups, and increase security. A large security threat is present in the existence of unknown devices attached to your network. Unknown devices might be as harmless as an employee’s iPad, but… Read more »