Every email account in the world has been a target of email phishing at some point, making it the most popular form of data theft in the world. Whether you work for a large or small organization, attacks are increasing everywhere and spotting these emails is growing more difficult. Identity thieves are getting more creative…

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When using the Internet, there is always a risk that you are going to encounter malware and cybercrime, which is why installing a firewall and virus protection is advisable as well as being skeptical when it comes to strange emails or advertisements. Here, the data protection professionals at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of…

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According to “The State of the Phish ReportTM 2018,” approximately 76% of information-security professionals revealed that their organization experienced a phishing attack in 2017. Phishing attacks are a serious issue for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, but the damage they cause can be mitigated or avoided entirely through an understanding of how…

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Ransomware, a form of malware that allows a malicious entity to hold personal or corporate data “hostage” in exchange for a ransom, can pose a serious threat to individuals and businesses alike. While some sources claim that ransomware attacks have become the greatest threat to online security, others provide a more nuanced perspective on this…

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and as such the data specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics are excited to share their knowledge of major cyber security concerns, such as malware. Malware can wreak havoc on a company’s network, decreasing efficiency, wasting valuable employee time and lowering profits. Here, the data and technology professionals at…

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