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Spear Phishing: The Cyber Threat on Every Business Owner’s Mind

Spear phishing, or malicious emails targeted at specific industries, businesses, or individuals, is a top security concern amongst many American business owners.The average cost for a US business when they are successfully attacked by a spear phishing campaign is $1.8 million, and many security firms and solutions providers say these highly targeted email pushes are responsible for a great majority of security incidents.

How do Hackers Hack?

We hear about hackers hacking all the time. But how do they really do this? What is the actual “hack” of the matter?
There are plenty of ways a hacker can get what they want from a company, a person, or an agency, but here are a few of the most popular methods of attack.

5 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

When you think of a Boss and a Leader, two distinctly different type of people come to mind. Where do you stand?

To find out, you only need to ask yourself one simple question. Now be sure to answer honestly. Do you: a) see your team members as only a means to an end, people that you have to tolerate in order to accomplish day-to-day tasks or b) enjoy teamwork and look forward to working with your staff to achieve your goals and deliverables?

If option A sounds like you, then congratulations, you’re a boss! And not in the good way.

Windows Defender to the Rescue!!

One of the biggest headlines as of late has been the whole Superfish ordeal with Lenovo’s PCs. Let’s bring you up to speed if you’re out of the loop.
Apparently, Lenovo pre-loaded a form of adware known as Superfish onto their PCs without giving the future consumers of these specific PCs knowledge of the add-on.

How to make the most of hashtags

There was a time when social media platforms were hashtag-free. But the reality in today’s online world is that hashtags are one of the most prominent tools used in social media. And with more businesses than ever engaging in social media to stay competitive, let’s take a look at how different social media sites make use of hashtags, and how you can use them to the advantage of your business.

Office for Mac 2016 unveiled by Microsoft

With the release of Office for Mac 2016, Microsoft brings a long overdue refresh to its flagship suite of productivity applications for Mac users. As well as design changes that deliver similarities to the Windows versions of the applications, the latest upgrade - currently free of charge while it remains in preview stage, prior to full release later this year - harnesses the power of cloud computing to deliver Office 365 collaboration features.