We get asked the question all the time at Rush Tech support: “What is Malware?” Most of the time people have a firm understanding of what a virus is but don’t realize that viruses fall under the larger umbrella of malware. So what is malware exactly? Malware is software that intentionally causes damage to a
Let’s start with the latest news: A new National Security Agency cybersecurity advisory is warning that some popular VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) could have some possible vulnerabilities. VPNs have become more important since the quarantine with more people working at home. Accessing secure company files without this layer of security runs the risk of them
Getting fast support when it comes to your information security is important. Many of us unfortunately have been in situations where our technology needs were addressed at slow speeds. Slow support costs us money, halts productivity and can impact your accounting firm’s customer service. Our CEO Andrew Lassise discusses this topic in the latest episode
Ransomware is now one of the biggest issues in our digital lives. The threat has been perfected by cyber criminals: They hijack our data and keep it unless we are willing to pay a ransom. Often, criminals don’t even steal your data. They just lock it away from you. These crimes were at one point
Managed services are one way for accounting firms to ensure their information technology is performing. This article and podcast shares what to know.
Twitter reveals potential theft of emails, phone numbers and partial credit card numbers from business accounts
If you or your clients ran Twitter ads to promote your accounting firm your data may have been compromised in the latest breach involving Twitter. (Here’s the news item from Tech Crunch). Twitter has issued an apology and emailed all of their business clients after a data breach was discovered yesterday. Users were unaware of
With the release of Office 365, Microsoft aims to help businesses that currently rely on Microsoft’s Office applications. Office 365 is a new suite of programs that will help businesses become more productive, along with keeping their information secure. Microsoft has four main Office products for business – Office 365 Essentials, Office 365 Business, Office