Posts Tagged ‘malware’


Your Router Can Host Some Pretty Nasty Malware

Posted May 25, 2018 by
Hundreds of millions of people use wireless Internet connections every day, and as a result, hackers are taking that as a challenge. They are now starting to develop malware that targets people through their routers. Recently, security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered the malware named Slingshot. The code is designed to spy on PCs…

Email Attachments are Schrӧdinger’s New Cat

Posted March 19, 2018 by
Have you ever heard of the physicist Erwin Schrӧdinger? He is most well-known for explaining a paradox related to quantum physics which involves a cat. Even though the theory behind Schrӧdinger’s cat is meant to explain something quite different, it can still be applied to a lot of different concepts, and in particular, when explaining…

How to Spot Three Forms of Phishing Attacks

Posted March 16, 2018 by
One of the crazy things about hackers is that they will do whatever it takes to ensure that they steal as much information and sensitive data as possible. One of the more innovative ways that hackers spread threats is through spam. Unwanted messages have grown from simple annoyances, to the spread of unwanted software and…

3 Phishing Scams You Might Have Missed in 2017

Posted October 24, 2017 by
Cybercrime continues to be a major threat to your organization’s security, and there’s no way to really escape it. Hackers are so prevalent on the Internet that you could actually be dealing with attacks from all sides. Phishing in particular has seen a dramatic rise over recent years, and you need to be wary of…

CCleaner Software Might Contain Malware Inside!

Posted September 18, 2017 by
The popular Windows “junk” cleanup tool and PC optimizer CCleaner has been found to have malware implanted inside it.  The exploit could allow remote control of a PC that is running the infected version of the software.  Users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of the software.  Ensure that you download the software…

5 Security Threats That Spell Doom For Any Organization

Posted September 12, 2017 by
Fact: your business will always be susceptible to various security threats in at least some capacity. It’s up to you to counter these threats before falling victim to them. To help you with this, we’ll go over the top five threats that you need to be prepared for. Viruses Viruses are bits of code that…

Ransomware Continues To Attack Businesses

Posted August 24, 2017 by
Ransomware continues to be an expensive problem for large and small businesses alike.  The number of ransomware attacks continues to grown and the number of successful infections continues to rise.  Many victims have paid out hundreds to a million dollars to get their data back.  Yet the biggest cost to businesses is not the ransom…

Ransomware Now Targets WordPress Websites

Posted August 16, 2017 by
We are sure that you have seen the recent stories about hackers attacking computers and servers, encrypting the files and then demanding a ransom be paid to (maybe) unencrypt the files.  Those scams have affected hundreds of thousands of systems across the world and caused billions of dollars worth of damage.  Unfortunately this trend is…

Petya 2.0 Attacks. Excalibur Technology MSP Clients Safe!

Posted June 29, 2017 by
Last month Wannacry unleashed havoc across the world.  This month, Petya is making the rounds.  Next month will be a new threat.  Computers and servers are being encrypted and data is being held hostage until a hefty ransom is paid.  What is a business owner to do?  Ensure that you are taking a proactive approach…

Excalibur Technology Newsletter – June 2017

Posted June 23, 2017 by
Excalibur Technology June 2017 Newsletter We invite you to read the latest edition of our newsletter, by CLICKING HERE. Be sure to check it out! Highlights in the June 2017 Edition Include: – Managed IT Makes Your Business More Resilient And Efficient – 6 Data Backup Best Pratices Your Business Continuity Plan Needs –…


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