HUB TechMinutes

Business technology news, tips and events.

HUB TechMinutes

Better business through better information.

Fileless Malware Attacks Increasing

Ransomware has been far from low-profile since its inception several years ago. Everyone knows what the file-encrypting malware does, and they all know that paying the ransom can make the nightmare go away by decrypting the files located on their computer. As if the threat of losing data forever wasn’t enough, you’re staring down a ticking clock while this is going on. Nowadays, ransomware is becoming more difficult to manage through various tactics.

Continue reading
  134 Hits
  0 Comments
134 Hits
0 Comments

Faxploit: Hundreds of Printers Putting Businesses at Risk of Malware

Printers, along with every other piece of equipment that is on your network, require careful configuration and regular upkeep to ensure that they aren’t putting your data and users at risk. Security researchers recently discovered two massive vulnerabilities in HP Officejet All-in-One printers that make it incredibly easy for hackers to spread malware and gain access to a company’s network.

Continue reading
  137 Hits
  0 Comments
137 Hits
0 Comments

A Look at this Year’s Worst Cybercrimes

It’s fair to say that today's organizations are faced with more online threats than ever before. To properly manage the information systems that they depend on for productivity, redundancy, and operational management, they need to ensure that they are doing what they need to do to mitigate problems stemming from the continuous flow of threats.

Continue reading
  127 Hits
  0 Comments
127 Hits
0 Comments

Hackers Continuously Target Major Sporting Events

Sports are a very popular thing around the world, which means that these athletic contests gather many fans to them. In turn, this means that these events are chock full of potential targets for a hacking attack. Today, we’ll examine the assortment of hacks that have taken place around sporting events.

Continue reading
  132 Hits
  0 Comments
132 Hits
0 Comments

Hackers Target Municipalities and Why That’s a Problem for Your Business

On March 22, 2018, a remote-triggered ransomware called “SamSam” demanded a one-time payment of $51,000 be made to restore the city of Atlanta, Georgia’s, data. Despite an operating budget somewhere in the neighborhood of $625 million, Atlanta’s municipal leaders refused to pay the fine. The “hostage situation” has cost the city over $2 million already with an expected $9.5 million more likely to be spent restoring and re-enforcing the municipality’s network and infrastructure. This doesn’t take into account downtime and the significant amount of data lost in the hack. Whether or not you think it’s a good idea to not pay the ransom, if a whole city - especially one as large as Atlanta - can effectively be crippled by a single hack, you better believe that your business has to get serious about its cybersecurity efforts.

Continue reading
  154 Hits
  0 Comments
154 Hits
0 Comments

Get Updates On Our New Blog Posts!

Book your free introductory consultation now.

Let's Talk

Happy Clients

Don't Miss Our Next Newsletter!

Subscribe to our free monthly newsletter! It's packed with valuable information, useful tips, and important security alerts.
* indicates required
Your email address is secure with us - we never share our subscriber information.

HUB Tech Minutes

30 November 2018
Collaboration fuels business more than ever before. Now there are software titles dedicated to promote the highest degrees of collaboration possible, while also giving users the access to the tools they need to stay productive. Today, we will look at...
21 November 2018
There can be no denying the opportunity that comes from using managed IT services, particularly in regard to how much you can save in both time and resources. Before managed IT services, businesses would often have to settle for unreliable and expens...
19 November 2018
Your business has a lot of moving parts, and these parts need to be managed properly if you hope to maintain (or improve) operations. However, even the smallest parts of your organization could directly influence your business’ workflow. If these pro...