Tips on How to Educate Your Child About Internet Safety

by Andrea Gibbs

Children are susceptible to online dangers just as adults are, but their lack of experience and comprehension often leads them to put themselves in more dangerous situations than they realize. Many parents are unaware of the dangers their child faces on the Internet and may not think they are doing anything wrong.

Providing a child with information while keeping their age in ...

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Backups 101

By Joey Pepka of Peptronics

Cyber-attacks are going up for small businesses.  Data backup is seriously important.  Your hard drive is not enough to keep your data safe.  Plainly put, a data backup is a copy or archive of the important information stored on your devices such as a computer, phone, or tablet, and it’s ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Keeping PowerShell: Measures to Use and Embrace

Original release date: June 22, 2022

Cybersecurity authorities from the United States, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom have released a joint Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CIS) on PowerShell. The CIS provides recommendations for proper configuration and monitoring of PowerShell, as opposed to removing or disabling it entirely due to its ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Email Update Phish
Chef’s Special: Another Geek Squad Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my inbox. Some are sent by clients or readers like you, and other reliable sources on the Internet.

You can send phishing samples to me at phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning and show current ...

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Upgrading to Windows 11

By Bob Weiss

If you have a computer running Windows 10, you may have seen a notification that your computer can be upgraded to Windows 11.  If you can, you probably should.  Not all Windows 10 computers are capable of running Windows 11.  This is a an issue related to the presence or absence of certain security related hardware in your computer’s motherboard.  ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Ukraine Invasion Threatens US Cybersecurity

Hacking groups throughout the world are increasing their activities as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Some of these groups are supporting a particular side, while others simply want to take advantage of the resulting chaos.

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a  Continue Reading →

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: eFax Phish
Chef’s Special: Geek Squad phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my inbox. Some are sent by clients or readers like you, and other reliable sources on the Internet.

You can send phishing samples to me at phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning and show current examples of ...

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