Don’t Fall for This Instagram Scam

Popular social media apps like Instagram have billions of users. It’s a staggering amount of people, but to hackers, it’s an opportunity. While scams on Instagram aren’t new, there is an emerging scheme that is dangerous, since it plays off of a real Instagram feature. A new Instagram scam (or Instascam) has started to hit user’s direct messages. Here’s how …

Not All Messaging Is Equally Secure

It’s not recommended to send sensitive information in a message. After all, you never really know who’s on the other end. However, not all messaging is the same: Should you need to message a contact securely, you’ll want to make sure you’re using the right platform. Luckily, not only are there plenty of options, you probably use one of them …

Four Steps to Address the Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware is a concerning trend in the modern business world. With each new cybersecurity story that makes the news, it may seem nearly impossible to protect your business from these devastating attacks. However, if you follow certain best practices, you can help protect your network inside and out, while prevent hackers and attackers from negatively affecting your business. Make sure …

You Should Update Google Chrome Immediately

Google is generally good at reminding you to update your browser. If you don’t check on your own, you’ll eventually see a little “update” button in your window’s menu bar. However, don’t wait for Google to recommend this latest update, as it fixes a critical security flaw. Google recently announced a new update for Chrome, version 98.0.4758.102, identifying 11 security …