You might take a break during the holidays, but unfortunately, cybercriminals don’t. This time of year brings more threats than most business owners are prepared to handle as cybercriminals are constantly on the lookout – launching themed attacks against unsuspecting victims. You’re always ready to find the next best deal when shopping on the web, but lookout for these extremely common threats:
There’s one particularly sophisticated tactic some hackers have adopted, especially during the holidays. Once they’ve successfully installed malware onto your computer, they encrypt all of your files, then threaten to delete their files unless the victim agrees to pay a ransom to the hacker. This is known as ransomware, and it’s on the rise.
The holidays are the best time to attack – you’re relaxed and vulnerable, but don’t let yourself become victim to cybercrime.
‘Tis the season for attacks. Don’t let yourself become victim to cybercrime. Here’s a few tips to help you avoid getting hacked:
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