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Important Warning From The FBI

Important Warning From The FBI

Hackers Now Using HTTPS To Trick Victims Via Phishing Scams Everything you’ve heard about the safety of https sites is now in question. According to a recent FBI public service announcement, hackers are incorporating website certificates (third-party verification that a site is secure) when sending potential victims phishing emails that imitate trustworthy companies or email contacts. […]


Burlington, ON Phishing Scam Steals More Than Half A Million Dollars

Burlington, ON Phishing Scam Steals More Than Half A Million Dollars

The City of Burlington is out $503,000 because a staff member fell for a phishing scam. After receiving an email request to change banking information, the staff member was tricked into making a transaction to a false bank account. The email requested that the employee change banking information for someone the City was already doing […]


Was Your Photo and License Plate Number Breached?

Was Your Photo and License Plate Number Breached?

 CBD Reports 100,000 Photo and License Plate Breach The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported today that nearly 100,000 travelers’ photos and license plate data were breached. If you’ve driven in or out of the country within the six-week period where the data was exposed, you could have been victimized. The department said on […]


How to Stop Spam from Ever Hitting Your Inbox

How to Stop Spam from Ever Hitting Your Inbox

Spam emails can be incredibly annoying. Not only that, it can be downright dangerous, considering the phishing schemes and other email scams that are prevalent today. We can’t avoid spam completely and hope to have any kind of digital life, because so many services require an email address as part of the sign-up process. These […]


Are You Prepared? Your 9 Step Local Business Disaster Recovery Plan

Are You Prepared? Your 9 Step Local Business Disaster Recovery Plan

Are you prepared for disaster to strike your business, whether natural or manmade? Many businesses aren’t. They either have no business disaster recovery plan, or the one they have is wholly insufficient. Is this really a big deal for your local business? Yes, it is. Forbes reports FEMA statistics that over 40% of businesses affected by a […]