Heart of Texas Network Consultants Blog

Heart of Texas Network Consultants has been serving the Central Texas area since 1992, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

If You Pay a Hacker Ransom Money, You’re Still Gonna Have a Bad Time

b2ap3_thumbnail_DDos_ProtonMail_400.jpgA recent trend in cybersecurity is the omnipresent threat of ransomware and distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS). With hackers out to get you and your business, you need to stay updated on how to take the fight to these extortion masters. Unfortunately, victims who have become targets of ransomware, DDoS attacks, and other kinds of threatening hacker activity, often feel that “paying the piper” is the best way to resolve the issue. Well, we have news for you: it isn’t.

Continue reading

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Apps Business Continuity Alert Disaster Recovery IT Support Tech Support Privacy Software Windows 10 Phishing Two-factor Authentication Money Operating System Hardware Wireless Hackers Mobile Office Humor Gmail Office Best Practices Best Practice Facebook Data Management Google Networking Law Enforcement BYOD Save Money Social Network Data Android Efficiency Antivirus Chrome Vulnerability Proactive IT Telephone Systems Artificial Intelligence Office Tips Mobile Computing IT Services Cybercrime Server USB Saving Money Malware Network Security Managed IT Services Applications Workplace Tips Security Wireless Technology Outlook Unsupported Software Mobility IT Support User Error Analytics iPhone Windows 10 Big Data Social Engineering Google Drive Bandwidth Productivity communications Risk Management User Tips Virtualization Customer Relationship Management Tablet Personal Information Vendor Management Productivity Router Managed IT Services Data Recovery VoIP Microsoft Office BDR Social Media History Internet of Things Managed Service Provider Outsourced IT Collaboration Technology Hosted Solutions Windows 8 Business Computing Microsoft Avoiding Downtime PowerPoint Computer Spam Shortcut Work/Life Balance Computers Miscellaneous Holiday Communication Excel Government Smartphones Update Current Events Printer Remote Computing Mobile Device Management Backup Windows Smartphone Tech Term Going Green Encryption Cloud Marketing Maintenance Ransomware Laptop Hosted Solution Application Unified Threat Management Browser Lithium-ion battery Business Management App Automation Hacking Health Users Passwords Cybersecurity Innovation Password OneNote Information Technology Data Backup Hard Drives Quick Tips Employer-Employee Relationship Mobile Devices Email Gadgets Tip of the Week WiFi Search Upgrade Small Business Cloud Computing Cost Management Internet Wi-Fi Business Bring Your Own Device The Internet of Things Office 365 Data Security