Cyber Attacks

News and Articles About Cyber Attacks

Just Being Proactive Isn't Enough: What Entrepreneurs Should Do During a Cyberattack
Cybersecurity

Just Being Proactive Isn't Enough: What Entrepreneurs Should Do During a Cyberattack

Last month's 'WannaCry'' attack struck huge enterprises. Now, smaller businesses are wondering what hope they have for similar events.
Adam Levy
What Happens When Your Small Business Is Hacked
Cybersecurity

What Happens When Your Small Business Is Hacked

Here are the most feared repercussions of a data breach and how startups can prepare for the inevitable.
Chris Schueler
Hackers Can Use Subtitles to Infect Your Devices
Hackers

Hackers Can Use Subtitles to Infect Your Devices

Researchers from security firm Check Point said 'hundreds of millions' of devices running media players such as VLC, Kodi, Popcorn Time and Stremio are at risk.
Security for Startups: Protection on a Budget
Security

Security for Startups: Protection on a Budget

The Woerndle brothers spent a decade building their business and lost it in one day. Don't make the same mistake.
John Stevens
New Tool Could Liberate PCs Infected With WannaCry
Hacks

New Tool Could Liberate PCs Infected With WannaCry

It replicates the ransomware's encryption key, but it will only work if you haven't rebooted your computer since it became infected.
Fake Apps Pose New Phishing Threat
Cybersecurity

Fake Apps Pose New Phishing Threat

What every business owner needs to know about attacks like the Google Docs phishing scam.
Greg Martin
4 Ways Ransomware Companies Behave Like Legitimate Businesses
Cybersecurity

4 Ways Ransomware Companies Behave Like Legitimate Businesses

The nefarious firms that target your data have become pretty sophisticated operations.
Liz Webber
We Scored High on This Cybersecurity Quiz. How About You?
Cybersecurity

We Scored High on This Cybersecurity Quiz. How About You?

Pew Research Center released new data on Americans' knowledge of online safety.
Nina Zipkin
The Biggest Threats in Your Inbox
Cybersecurity

The Biggest Threats in Your Inbox

Email communication still reigns supreme, and that means it's the preferred 'in' for cyber attacks.
Joe Ross
Got Effective Cybersecurity Practices? Be Aware: The FTC Is Watching You.
Cybersecurity

Got Effective Cybersecurity Practices? Be Aware: The FTC Is Watching You.

Data breaches can happen to any business -- not just those with big names. Claiming "I didn't know" won't suffice when this happens to you.
Adam Levy
5 Cybersecurity Tools Your Company Should Have
Cybersecurity

5 Cybersecurity Tools Your Company Should Have

Smaller businesses are frequent targets for cyber crimes for a simple reason -- they're easy targets.
Elena Titova
A Secret Service Agent's Guide to Protecting the C-Suite from Hackers
Cybersecurity

A Secret Service Agent's Guide to Protecting the C-Suite from Hackers

Follow these six steps to keep your company's secrets safe when executives are outside the office.
Larry Johnson
Business Cyber Attacks Top 4,000 Per Day: Your Guide to Ransomware
Take It From The Pros

Business Cyber Attacks Top 4,000 Per Day: Your Guide to Ransomware

Counsel your employees: Next time they encounter email claims that "payment is overdue" or your company is "in litigation," don't open any links!
Jorge Rey
Feds to Car Makers: Make Sure You're Ready for Cyberattacks
Cyber Attacks

Feds to Car Makers: Make Sure You're Ready for Cyberattacks

The DOT's best practices aim to reduce the probability of a cyberattack or mitigate a successful intrusion.
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