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How To Stop Google From Tracking Your Movements

“Would you like to rate your experience at (fill in the blank)?” If you have a smartphone that pops up this message when you are grocery shopping, eating at a restaurant or going to the theater, this means that Google is tracking your movements. For many of us, how to stop Google from tracking your…
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New Technologies Lead To New Cybersecurity Crimes

As our hunger for newer, faster and better technologies sometimes coupled with our lack of knowledge on the cyber vulnerabilities these devices and technology bring with it, lead to more people falling prey to cybersecurity attacks and digital scams. Vineet Kumar, founder of the Cyber Peace Foundation was quoted in the Declan Herald as saying…
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WareGeeks Solutions: Pays It Forward At Boxwood Learning Center

Seth Melendez, President of WareGeeks Solutions recently sat down with Marie Thelusma-Chase, Director, at Boxwood Learning Center in New Jersey. Boxwood Learning Center has a mission and vision “To create a learning environment for supporting the whole child by way of tutoring, mentoring, and career exploration.  We work to expose young people to careers in…
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How Much Do Cyberattacks Cost Small Business Owners?

If you haven’t stopped to ask yourself how much a cyberattack would cost your small business you need to. It’s estimated that a cyberattack will cost a small business owner $200,000. Would your business survive that cost and the recovery from a cyber attack? Many won’t. Do you think that your business is “too small”…
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Is Your Phone Safe From A Cyber Attack? Tips To Protect It

Have you heard of “SIM-swapping”? It’s a new term that seems to be striking fear into the hearts of smartphone users (and who isn’t a smartphone user?) What is a SIM-swap? A cybercriminal will steal/can steal your personal data including your phone number. The cybercriminal will contact a phone carrier, pretend to be you and…
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The Need For Two-Factor Authentication

Hackers are cracking passwords and infiltrating firewalls and taking over computers at an alarming rate. One way a business or an individual can add an additional layer of cybersecurity protection is by enabling two-factor authentication (2FA). Is it an annoyance to always have to have that second layer of protection before logging into your accounts?…
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How To Focus On Computer Security

October was #BeCyberSmart Month. November 30 was National Computer Security Day; a day to take time and review your online data and your computer security measures. Every year on November 30, National Computer Security Day is observed to keep online data safe. As an IT & Cyber Security Consulting firm with an emphasis on business…
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What Is CyberSecurity?

There is so much talk swirling around cybersecurity. Companies and individuals need to protect themselves and have practices and technologies in place to prevent a cyberattack. Do you, or the members of your team, understand cybersecurity? When we work with our clients, we explain what cybersecurity is, how to protect against it and what measures…
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Are Your Servers Safe From A Ransomware Attack?

Just when you think your business is safe from a cybersecurity attack, hackers have now developed a new type of ransomware called PureLocker. In an article on ZDNet it notes: PureLocker ransomware appears to have links to some of the most prolific and active cybercriminal operations. It is considered an unconventional form of ransomware and…
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How Will Cybersecurity Impact Your Small Business?

If you believe you or your business could never be impacted by a cybersecurity breach or ransomware attack, please think again. Any business, of any size, or individuals, can be the victim of a cyber-attack or to a hacker hijacking your accounts or your website or blog. Here are ways in which a business owner…
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