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4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

Every time we learn about a cyberattack that has affected so many businesses, we invest in security technologies that will safeguard our systems. This year, however, social engineering attacks have taken center stage in the Rio Olympics. Using various scams, hackers can circumvent network security systems by convincing gullible users into giving away sensitive information.

What makes a good keyboard

What makes a good keyboard

Like new cars and smartphones, new keyboards are also initially alluring enough to elicit everyone’s oohs and ahs. But as their novelty fades, it’s easy to start taking them for granted. Is typing on them slower than before? Is the gaming experience they deliver no longer up to par? Whether for leisure or business purposes, good keyboards really make a difference.

Arrange meetings with Microsoft FindTime

Arrange meetings with Microsoft FindTime

While an impressive arsenal of weapons can help you win a battle, you need diligence, perseverance and sacrifice to win the war. But when that war is waged in the arena of calendar management, you’re dealing with a whole other monster. When scheduling meetings, uncontrollable factors like varying schedules and department-specific time constraints mean that the same war strategy won’t yield the same successful results.

SMBs on Facebook: 6 tips

SMBs on Facebook: 6 tips

Facebook’s most recent monthly active users numbered over 1.7 billion. Billion, with a ‘b.’ Since creating and managing a page for your business is free, there simply isn’t an excuse to put off doing so another day. Whether your page is being neglected because of low traffic or ROI on the time you invest in it, 1.7 billion is too large a number to ignore.

Is the IoT a “Clear And Present Danger”?

According to a U.S. government report, the “Internet of Things” could deliver a disabling global attack.  With smart cars, smart homes and new apps that reach into every nook and cranny of our personal lives, the IoT poses greater risks to our safety than ever before.

Imagine owning the domain rights to Google.com – even for just 60 seconds…

When Babson College MBA student Sanmay Ved happened to notice the google.com domain up for sale, he figured why not go ahead and try to buy it.  To his huge surprise, the sale actually went through!  He had just purchased google.com for the princely sum of $12.  It didn’t take Google long to become aware that something had gone horribly wrong, less than 60 seconds, in fact.

Did you notice the day Windows became malware?

If malware is any piece of software that gets into your computer through stealth means – even if it’s a premier operating system – then Windows 10 fits the definition.  Microsoft has been very aggressively asserting its self-imposed deadline of July 29 for free upgrades from Windows 7 and 8.1.  And if it hasn’t been yet, you may find your computer hijacked and converted into a Windows 10 machine – whether you give permission or not.

5 Ways To Build Raving Fans

Marketing is about connecting with consumers.

Great marketing, though, is about transforming those consumers into fans, raving fans – people who feel loyalty, and feel invested in your business and its success.  Here are some creative ways to start converting your customers into your biggest fans.