Almost every computer user on earth knows about Malware. From viruses and bugs and worms to phishing scams and hacking, the digital age comes with a lot of convenience but also a lot of risk. However, despite everyone knowing the word malware, not a lot of people have a solid understanding of what it actually is and what it does. Below some of the most common misunderstandings and myths about malware are dispelled.
Do you own an Android phone that operates on the old OS? You may be at risk for a recent malware attack that is affecting 13,000 Android phones per day. This adds up to over one million Google accounts that will be affected by the attack. It’s a serious problem that potentially affects up to 75% of Android users. With such huge and threatening numbers, maybe you should consider finding out if your Android is at risk, and whether or not you can prevent it from being affected.
Chances are, whether you watch the news or simply get your news from your Facebook feed, you have heard of ransomware. Ransomware programs are incredibly scary, as your files and programs can be taken hostage unless you pay a certain amount to an anonymous source. What exactly is ransomware and what are the worst types out there right now?
If you’re worried about your network being in danger from those who mean harm, preventing it may be high on your list of priorities. Often times, a successful network is what is keeping a business up and running. Your network failing could spell complete disaster for everyone involved, and it’s important that your network stay protected and safe. Here are some quick, easy ways you can practice network safety within your business.
It’s easy to get caught in our technological routine. There’s no secret that older generations tend to dig in their heels and hold onto older technology because they’re more familiar with it. There’s nothing wrong with this mentality–aside from the fact that it’s holding you back. Keeping your technology up-to-date and functioning is one of the most important parts of running a business, regardless of whether or not you’re in the IT industry. Thankfully, SOS Technology Group is here to conduct your technology assessment. Wondering whether or not you need one? Here are some tell-tale signs.