Life has ended for the Samsung Galaxy Note7. On October 15th, the U.S Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a ban on all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones due to problems with battery overheating and serious fire hazards. This means, you can’t fly with one, or even have one shipped to you. Samsung recalled more than 2.5 million phones and they have discontinued the product earlier this week.
Back in August, Joe Justice discussed ransomware and crypto viruses on our podcast and explained the threat they present to your computer systems. Today, I am going to write about the most recent types of mobile ransomware, what is going on, and what you can expect.
On Tuesday, October 11, I returned to 580 WCHS’s Ask the Expert radio show to talk to the audience about the importance of data security. I took advantage of this opportunity to speak about the great risks of having your data unsecured and how you can find yourself in some serious trouble if you are not properly protected. More specifically, we discussed Advantage Technology’s Data Security Risk Assessment and how dedicated we are to addressing data security needs.
And no, I’m not just making that up! There’s even an official hashtag, #CyberAware. And if it’s got an official hashtag, you know it’s for real.
The whole point of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSA) is to raise awareness about cybersecurity. Things like ransomware, business email compromise, personal health information theft, intellectual property theft and identity theft.