What does an IT support company actually do?

Whilst you might think that the work of an IT support company is technological witchcraft, what an IT support company, like Raptor IT Consultants, actually does is relatively easy to understand. Keeping you connected, 24/7 An good IT support company is integral to the success of your business. An IT support company will be ableContinue reading “What does an IT support company actually do?”

[Heads-up] The Evil Ryuk Ransomware Strain Now Uses Wake-on-Lan To Encrypt Your *Offline* Devices

You must have heard of RYUK before. It’s one of the most nasty, evil ransomware strains attributed to the North Korean state sponsored cyber criminals. They are an APT—Advanced Persistent Threat— and go in silent, live undetected on your network for months, and then one very bad day they encrypt all devices on the network to createContinue reading “[Heads-up] The Evil Ryuk Ransomware Strain Now Uses Wake-on-Lan To Encrypt Your *Offline* Devices”

New Office 365 Phishing Attack Targets OAuth Apps Instead of Credentials

Trying to steal your username and password is so “yesterday.” The 2020 Hacker is now leveraging Office 365 OAuth APIs to gain control over user mailboxes with phishing tactics. The usefulness of a captured Office 365 user logon to an attacker is only valuable until the logon’s owner realizes they’ve been compromised, and their password is changed.Continue reading “New Office 365 Phishing Attack Targets OAuth Apps Instead of Credentials”

Research Security Tech IBM Study: Data Breaches a Growing Risk for Small Business | 2019

Smaller companies have higher breach-related, per-employee costs than larger organizations. An annual IBM security breach study released today (July 23, 2019) reveals that the cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past five years and now costs $3.92 million on average. These rising expenses are representative of the multiyear financial impact of breaches, increased regulation and theContinue reading “Research Security Tech IBM Study: Data Breaches a Growing Risk for Small Business | 2019”

[Heads-up] Ransomware attack forces Arkansas CEO to fire 300 employees days before Christmas

The chief executive officer of a telemarketing company in Sherwood, Arkansas has let go 300 employees after the company failed to recover from a ransomware infection months back. In a deeply apologetic letter to employees, The Heritage Company CEO Sandra Franecke said two months ago their servers were attacked by hackers who demanded a ransomContinue reading “[Heads-up] Ransomware attack forces Arkansas CEO to fire 300 employees days before Christmas”

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