The last line of defense for any Business's Computer Network is an educated end-user. Sophisticated firewalls, anti-virus software, web filtering, and email filtering are the foundation of solid cybersecurity, but an untrained employee remains the biggest threat to your network security.
The lag between discovery of a new malware variant and the engineering and application of new protection creates a brief security opening that can only be blocked by a focused user who reco
Slingshot Help Desk personnel monitor cyber security alerts from vendors, researchers and government agencies to respond quickly to threats to our Computer Support and Services clients and their IT networks. “VPNFilter” is among the latest malware of significance detected and reported. This threat is unusual in that it attacks SOHO (Small Office Home Office) routers and Internet facing NAS (Network Attached Server) servers and not computers themselves. Talos Intelligence repo
Phishing is an exploit where cyber-criminals assume the identity of a recognized company to hook recipients into revealing credentials to accounts, personally identifiable information, or to open attachments that download dangerous malware, keystroke loggers or ransomware onto your computer and network. Familiar logos, colors, page styles and formatting, along with email addresses and domains are the reassuring bait that lures the recipient to click that link in phishing ema