CryptoWall: The Latest in Ransomware and Cyber Crime

Over the last year, authorities have been fighting a series of ransomware viruses — first CryptoLocker, then CryptoDefense, and now Cryptowall. CryptoLocker infected over 500,000 computers and although only 1.3% of the victims paid the ransom, the criminals are believed to have made about $3 million dollars. In June 2014, the US Justice Department began a multinational campaign to eradicate …

What Are The Best Alternatives To Windows Server 2003?

The big news in the tech press now is the end of life for Windows XP. Less publicized, but probably far more important to the operation of many small businesses is the end of life for Windows Server 2003, which happens on July 14, 2015. While that date may seem comfortably distant, transitioning a business server can be much more …

New Report Shows Software is Becoming Increasingly Vulnerable

You don’t have to be an IT manager to notice that cybersecurity threats are all over the news lately. Simply using software from some of the most popular and trusted brands in the marketplace can expose your company to a host of problems: malware, security risks, vulnerabilities, and spam. For today’s business owners, protecting their bottom line includes protecting against …

How to Find a Bigger Audience for Your Facebook Page

There’s no debating these days whether or not Facebook is a viable marketing platform. With over 1 Billion users, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. The problem is getting those 1 Billion users to pay attention to your brand while you battle for their attention among vacation photos and status updates from friends. The good news is …