According to a 2017 Annual Threat Report by SonicWall, ransomware attacks have exploded in 2016. SonicWall's Global Response Intelligence Grid saw more than 628 million ransomware attempts last year, up from the 3.8 million attempts recorded in 2015, and 3.2 million recorded in 2014. A 19% increase year-over-year is alarming, ...
Category: Network Security
Malware and Virus threats are constantly evolving and getting smarter to outpace security techniques. The malicious codes have the capacity to disrupt the entire business within seconds. We have listed some of the most common yet infamous active PC threats. Adware Generic: One of the most popular and disturbing malware, that intends to harm ...
September 16, 2016Synergy IT Solutions
The Ransomware attacks are on rise. Being an IT Support company, we are getting lots of calls for Ransomware attacks from our end customers. The frequency of these attacks is a major concern. What is Ransomware: ransomware is an access-denial type of attack that prevents users from accessing files on their ...
July 25, 2016Synergy IT Solutions
After the infamous University of Calgary ransom cyber-attack, more bad news for Internet users. In a new updated, the website LeakedSource has revealed that a hacker has stolen information from almost 45 million accounts from over a thousand popular forums. These users are normal internet enthusiasts who have been actively ...
June 17, 2016Synergy IT Solutions
IT Security has always been a high priority item for large corporations but not so for small businesses. Althоugh ѕtrаtеgіеѕ аnd technologies wіll vаrу bеtwееn buѕіnеѕѕеѕ, rеlаtіvе tо their size, ѕmаll buѕіnеѕѕеѕ can tаkе a big knосk іf thеу'rе lax аbоut іntеrnеt аnd cyber ѕесurіtу. A website bеіng hасkеd оr соnfіdеntіаl ...
May 18, 2016Synergy IT Solutions
Data centers are becoming the center of the IT universe. Functionally acting as the most important part of IT, these Data centers are often targets for many Cyber criminals and high profile agencies who are looking to spoof or steal the data. These data centres have all important customer data, financial ...
April 29, 2016Synergy IT Solutions
Cisco a leader is Networking Software and equipment. The company released Annual Security Report for year 2016 and show some astonishing facts about how cyber threats are evolving and how Cybercriminals have refined their back-end infrastructures to carry out attacks in ways that increase efficiency and profits. New threat intelligence and trend analysis in ...
April 26, 2016Synergy IT Solutions
As a small business, you need to make sure your IT Network is working seamlessly without any disruptions. Small Business needs to upgrade their network infrastructure to a level that it is secure and works without any breakdown. A router is a first level of Network layer device that manages your ...
December 15, 2015Synergy IT Solutions
Computer Malware is one of the most widely reported IT issue we deal with. Computers often becomes very slow and non responsive coupled with lot of issues such as pop up ads, PC rebooting itself or even hardware issues. Malware is basically a malicious software which is stored on your ...
March 10, 2015Synergy IT Solutions
CNET, a popular technology news website has confirmed that it's servers were hacked over the weekend by a Russian Hacker Group stealing a database of registered user's usernames and passwords. The hacking news was revelead by the Hacker group itself via Twitter Conversation. A member of the hackers group which ...
July 15, 2014Synergy IT Solutions