Security Corner – Protect Yourself From “Drive-By” Malware

Security Corner – Protect Yourself From “Drive-By” Malware

What is "drive-by" malware, you ask? It's something you unknowingly expose yourself to every time you're on the Internet.

When you're on your computer or phone and check out (i.e. "drive-by") a seemingly innocent, unthreatening web page, even if you simply read the content on the page without clicking links on that page, a minuscule, unnoticeable-yet deadly virus can infect your device.

Security Corner – The New Face of Online Security

Security Corner – The New Face of Online Security

In light of all the recent hacks (think Target and Sony, for example), online security has taken a huge step toward putting the emphasis on “security” with its newest revelation: facial recognition.

At CES, Intel discussed its purchase of digital identity manager PasswordBox and unveiled True Key, a password manager app that allows facial recognition to replace passwords on iOS devices, Windows computers, and Android phones.

No Heartbleed at DCG

The newest cyber threat is the appropriately-named "Heartbleed," a serious bug attacking OpenSSL (the open-source encryption protocol). Luckily DCG Technical Solutions, Inc. doesn't use OpenSSL for any of our sites, but some of our clients do. It's important for all of our customers to know that our service has been unaffected by this security breach.

Security Corner – NSA’s recommendations for the most secure networks

Those of us at DCG continue to make your - and our - network security our highest priority. It's both simple and vital that you ensure both your home and business network is secure from malware, viruses and hackers.

The National Security Agency (NSA) published guidelines on network security that we feel are crucial when working to keep your network safe.