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New Email Scareware/Ransomware In The Wild (UPDATE)

New Email Scareware/Ransomware In The Wild (UPDATE)

This morning many people were waking up to emails they received warning them to pay up or else. What makes these emails believable is that the subject is the users name and their email password!

The email goes something like this:

If you received this email here are a few things you should do:

Do not respond to this email
Change your password if it is correct (It is likely that the sender got this password from a leak on the dark web)
Monitor the dark web for any password leaks
Check your computer for RDP and Firewall for what ports are open to the outside world
Make sure you are running an Advanced Anti-Virus that can block zero-day threats as well as key loggers and other malicious software.

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 apps like PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel will be getting upgrades over the next few months. Microsoft expects these new features to boost productivity and overall efficiency of business users. Here’s what they have planned.

Simplified ribbon

The biggest update is with the ribbon, which is a command bar at the top of a window.

5 mistakes businesses need to avoid online

5 mistakes businesses need to avoid online

Nowadays, business owners have a number of social media accounts used for various purposes, whether it’s to communicate with existing and potential customers, to showcase and announce their latest products, or to expand their online presence. But, one wrong move is more than enough to tarnish your organization’s hard-earned reputation.

Want to save energy with your PC? Here’s how.

Want to save energy with your PC? Here’s how.

When it comes to saving energy, a little bit goes a long way. The more energy-efficient your PC habits, the more money you save. In fact, activating your PC’s power-saving features can save you up to $50 a year. Want to increase your savings even more? Then take note of the following tips.

3 important web content trends

3 important web content trends

Content is an important part of how you market your business’s website, and it constantly changes based on consumer habits. Today, the average internet user takes roughly eight seconds to decide whether they should stay on a page, which means website producers have their work cut out for them.

What to do in case of a website breach

What to do in case of a website breach

Big companies like Yahoo, Target, and AOL are often at risk of data breaches because of the large volume of data they collect and store. And when a data breach occurs, individual users are the ones hardest hit. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to mitigate damage from disastrous data breaches.

What Is Cryptojacking

What Is Cryptojacking

Normally when you think about being hacked you think about someone breaking into your computers to steal sensitive information, or hold you ransom. Cryptojacking is a different kind of hacking, it is where a hacker uses the resources of your computer, mobile device, or other IOT (internet of things) device to mine for cryptocurrency without your knowledge.

Boost Productivity With 7 Office 365 Add-Ons

Boost Productivity With 7 Office 365 Add-Ons

Microsoft Office 365’s numerous productivity-boosting apps like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook have allowed businesses to meet client demands efficiently, and its numerous productivity add-ons have enabled users to deliver more in minimal time.