Tag: Business Advice

Windtalker Attack May Get Personal Info from Mobile Wifi

holstonit | November 29, 2016

There’s a new attack vector to be worried about called “Windtalker.” It allows a hacker to take control of a WiFi hotspot and reverse-engineer keystrokes made by users who are typing via their touchscreens. While that sounds like magic, there…


Small Businesses Are Adopting Cloud Services By A Large Margin

holstonit | October 13, 2016

Traditional web hosting services are on the way out, at least where small and medium sized businesses are concerned. These are the latest findings by Clutch.co, based on a recent survey of SMBs. A staggering 95% of them say they…


New Virus Poses As Dropbox Invoice

holstonit | September 27, 2016

Dropbox is no stranger to hacking attacks, and in recent months, they’ve been made a target once again. In this instance, hackers have launched a phishing campaign aimed at Dropbox users. They send out poisoned emails that, by all outward…


90 Percent of People Ignore Important PC Security Warnings

holstonit | September 3, 2016

What do you do when you get a popup window generated by some piece of software you use, informing you of a critical update? Do you stop what you’re doing right then and perform the needed update? Most people don’t,…


Ransomware Heavily Targeting Health Care Companies

holstonit | September 2, 2016

You’ve probably seen the headlines. This year, hardly a week goes by that there isn’t a report of a company in some way connected to the health care industry falling victim to ransomware. If you think it feels like they’re…