Avoid the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Everyone has heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack that has been spreading world wide recently.  This software targets older or un-patched operating systems.  The best way to avoid this type of attack is to update your operating system. If you have a business...

Beware the WhatsApp Scam

If you get an email from WhatsApp claiming you have a missed voicemail… you don’t.  It’s a scam. How it works: An email arrives pretending to come from WhatsApp (a popular phone and texting app).  It’s subject says “Missed...

Delete your old Hard Drives

Don’t just throw away old hard drives.  Drives contain personal and private data that can be used by the bad guys to commit identity theft.  There are ways to delete all your data.  If you don’t have the time or expertise, call ByteConnections – we...

Malware Now Targets Macs

Mac users beware.  Macs have traditionally been ignored by bad guys, but a new Russian Malicious Macro has been discovered. Appleinsider reported Feb 9, 2017: “Mac malware discovered in Microsoft Word document with auto-running macro”, which was the second...

Alerts for 10-4

Ransomware can be transmitted via file sharing sites Be on the lookout for rasomware that spreads through file sharing sites like Dropbox.  If you are sharing files with a friend, make sure you know what the files are.  If your unsure, contact your friend and ask....