Direct Technology Group Blog

Direct Technology Group provides professional IT Support and Network Services for Businesses around South Florida. Computer Services, Tech Support, IT Solutions and more!

Watch Out for All Different Kinds of Ransomware

Watch Out for All Different Kinds of Ransomware

Ransomware has become infamous in the past few years, largely due to its involvement in a growing number of cyberattacks during this time. Of course, not all ransomware works in the same way, and recognizing the difference could prove to be useful. Therefore, we’ve taken a few moments and assembled a brief description of the four most common ransomware varieties.

Continue reading
0 Comment

Coronavirus Anxiety Causing Expanded Phishing Threats

Coronavirus Anxiety Causing Expanded Phishing Threats

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the way we do things in a very short period of time. Unfortunately, in times of absolute crisis and anxiety, cybercriminals use it as camouflage to steal data and infiltrate normally-secure networks. Let’s take a look at some of the ways hackers are able to exploit your employees and how you can work to protect your business. 

Continue reading
0 Comment

A Guide to Help You Understand All the Digital Threats You Face

A Guide to Help You Understand All the Digital Threats You Face

Malware is a commonality in today’s computing environment, though businesses do everything in their power to avoid encountering it. Some people have difficulty identifying threats, which makes for a dangerous situation whenever they actually have to handle them. We’ve put together a malware guide that will help your employees identify the most common types of threats out there, as well as how to respond to them.

Continue reading
0 Comment

This Florida City Will Pay 65 Bitcoins to Get Files Back

This Florida City Will Pay 65 Bitcoins to Get Files Back

Florida’s Atlantic coast is a destination for millions of visitors each year. One visitor is costing a coastal city a pretty penny. Riviera Beach, a small city just north of West Palm Beach, has been hit with a major ransomware attack. Today, we’ll tell you how it came to be that the small beach city would make dubious history by paying what is the largest ransomware payout in the short history of these attacks.

Continue reading
0 Comment

Is it Wrong to Purchase Access to Your Own Data?

Is it Wrong to Purchase Access to Your Own Data?

Ransomware is a contender for the favorite method of attack for hackers. If you think about it, ransomware presents a no-loss situation. Either the victim pays the ransom and the hackers laugh all the way to the bank, or they move on to the next target and give them the same ultimatum.

Continue reading
0 Comment

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Privacy Business Computing Cloud Efficiency Productivity Network Security Hackers Google Malware Microsoft Data Innovation Business User Tips Software Hosted Solutions Smartphones Hardware Email Miscellaneous Communication Backup Workplace Tips communications Internet Computer Small Business Android Mobile Devices IT Support Smartphone VoIP Productivity Cybersecurity Business Management Ransomware Outsourced IT Mobile Device Windows 10 Windows Social Media Upgrade Managed IT Services Network Browser Users Collaboration Tech Term Passwords Microsoft Office Business Continuity Holiday Employer-Employee Relationship Apps Cloud Computing Windows 10 Automation IT Services Bandwidth Save Money Quick Tips Phishing Office Managed IT Services Facebook Gadgets Internet of Things Data Backup Marketing Chrome Gmail Server Managed Service IT Support Disaster Recovery Data Recovery Wireless Saving Money Wi-Fi Networking Health Router Alert Password Applications Information Mobile Device Management Apple Remote Computing Settings Mobility VPN Retail Data Breach Access Control Managed Service Provider Computers App Hacking Office Tips Virtualization Business Intelligence BDR Website Operating System Cybercrime Government Data Management Law Enforcement iPhone Office 365 Remote Monitoring Analytics BYOD Application Going Green Recovery Excel Twitter Laptop Blockchain Physical Security Patch Management Covid-19 Google Drive Maintenance Social Engineering Safety Word Workers Lithium-ion battery Paperless Office Printer Remote Work Politics Spam VoIP Humor Mobile Computing Compliance Telephone Systems Biometrics Managed IT Service History Artificial Intelligence Battery Mouse Voice over Internet Protocol Entertainment WiFi Bring Your Own Device Value Big Data Virus Environment Conferencing Tip of the week eWaste Windows 7 HIPAA Hybrid Cloud Content Filtering Virtual Assistant Remote Monitoring and Management User Error Data Protection Best Practice Cost Management Virtual Reality Sports RAM How To Net Neutrality Shortcut Tablet Tech Terms Information Technology Employee-Employer Relationship Processor Printer Server Company Culture Mobile Office Scam Healthcare Human Resources Social Network Managing Stress Smart Technology Business Technology Cleaning G Suite Vulnerability Meetings Data Security DDoS Robot IT solutions Hard Drives Files Cortana Tech Support Telephony Data storage Medical IT Customer Relationship Management End of Support Connectivity Shadow IT Risk Management Current Events Customer Service Search Batteries Internet Exlporer Hosted Solution Streaming Media Fax Server The Internet of Things Education Telephone System Two-factor Authentication Payment Cards Wireless Charging Dark Web PowerPoint Lead Generation Touchpad Proactive IT SaaS Legal Consultant Taskbar Science Computer Accessories IT budget Microsoft Office 365 Remote Support Tactics Memes Hiring/Firing Management Remote Control Managed IT Scams Training Unified Communications File Management Time Management Best Available Windows XP National Security Windows 8 Cameras IT Management Relocation Authentication Internet Explorer IT Staffing Remote Working Spam Blocking Project Management Technology Tips PDF Security Cameras User Tip WannaCry Analysis Wearable Technology Managed Services Provider Social Video Games Chrome OS Updates Authorization File Sharing Threat Hosted Desktop Email Management People Insurance Bloatware Backup and Disaster Recovery Wearables Telecommuting Microsoft Teams Unified Threat Management Hard Drive Black Market Running Cable Vendor WIndows 7 Webcam Network Attached Storage Troubleshooting User Security Printing Uninterrupted Power Supply Firewall PCI DSS Entrepreneur SSD Windows Media Player Millennials YouTube Alerts Electronic Health Records Processors Licensing Worker Social Networking Display Tablets Server Management Update Paper Profiles Gadget NarrowBand Regulations Compliance Inventory Work/Life Balance Employees Spyware Downtime Reporting Travel Distribution Avoiding Downtime Benchmarks Machine Learning Outlook Ink Computer Repair Wireless Technology Cables Automobile Mobile Security E-Commerce Solid State Drive HP Live Streaming Distributed Denial of Service Fleet Management Phone System Budget User Recycling Memory Telecommute Profitability Sales IT Service Voice over IP Chromecast Multi-Factor Security e-waste Payment Hard Disk Drive Document Management Monitor GDPR WhatsApp disposal Multi-Factor Authentication Access Data loss Internet exploMicrosoft Eliminating Downtime Knowledge Downloads Mobile eCommerce Antivirus Programming Techology instant Messaging Video Digital Reputation Storage News Holidays Printers Copy Bluetooth Google Maps Bitcoin Staff Advertising Wireless Internet Comparison Trends Remote Online Shopping Amazon SharePoint HaaS Vulnerabilities Spotify OneNote Edge Customer Error Encryption Virtual Private Network Paste USB Analyitcs Websites Private Cloud Help Desk Specifications A.I. Remote Workers Plug-In Personal Information Flexibility Cryptocurrency Cabling Windows Server 2008 R2 Hacker Touchscreen Database Notifications Co-Managed IT Botnet Threats Dongle Public Cloud Certification Movies