January 2021

26
Jan

Extortionware: The Evolution Of Ransomware

Written by: Jay H. Ransomware entails an attacker infesting their victim’s computer with malware that encrypts their data. Then, the hacker forces the victim to pay a ransom or risk losing the data forever. Once thought of as a rare event, ransomware is becoming increasingly common and costing organizations billions. Now, hackers are more commonly threatening to expose the company’s

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21
Jan

Ransomware: The Biggest Cyber Threat In 2021

Written by: Jay H. Ask anyone what the most notable story was for 2020, and they will likely tell you it was the coronavirus global pandemic. However, a massive digital transformation also took place, with cybercrime rates spiking to all-time highs. Cybercriminals directed ransomware attacks at sensitive industries such as health care, education, and government institutes. Unfortunately, these attacks show

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20
Jan

Design2Web IT Rated Among Best Managed IT Service Providers In Abbotsford

Written by: Jay H. We at Design2Web IT strive for excellence in everything we do. Our mission is to deliver top-quality work by providing exceptional managed IT services and remote IT support, among many other services. Therefore, it’s no surprise Three Best Rated has ranked us among the best three IT services in Abbotsford for the sixth year in a row! We’ve once again

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17
Jan

Over 100 Million PCs Are Still Running Windows 7

Written by: Jay H. One year after Microsoft ended support for Windows 7, over one hundred million PCs are still running the operating system. Although Microsoft has been pushing users to upgrade to Windows 10, many stragglers have adamantly resisted the change. According to ZDNet, roughly 200 million PCs were running Windows 7 after Microsoft officially ended support for the

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13
Jan

The End Of The Adobe Flash Player Era

Written by: Jay H. On January 12, 2021, Adobe officially pulled the plug on its renowned Flash Player web browser plug-in. Now, instead of displaying Flash content, users see a warning advising them to uninstall Flash Player. Once a crucial part of the early Internet, the media player has suffered a slow end since Adobe announced their plans to eliminate

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9
Jan

How To Make A Disaster Recovery Plan For Your SMB

Written by: Jay H. Ninety-three percent of companies without a disaster recovery plan who suffer a disaster go out of business within one year. Despite this grave statistic, seventy-five percent of companies don’t have any disaster recovery objective in place. If your firm is one of many SMBs without a plan in place, it’s time to develop your own. Learn

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5
Jan

Why Your Business Should Use Microsoft Teams

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft Teams is a collaborative, chat-based platform serving as a central hub for teamwork. In the era of remote working, Teams allows members to access resources such as conversations, chats, files, and tasks from any device. Therefore, if your organization is not already on the platform, here are five reasons why your business should use Microsoft

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