Computer & Internet Security

  • Router Security, Best Practices

    Here’s a guide to some of the best practices you can embrace to ensure that your router — and, by extension, all your internet gadgets — is safe. Routinely update the firmware Even though a router lacks moving parts, it needs to be maintained with the latest security updates. Easier said than done, right? Here […]

  • F.B.I.’s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware

    At least 500,000 routers in at least 54 countries had been infected by the malware, which the F.B.I. and cybersecurity researchers are calling VPNFilter. Among the affected networking equipment it found during its research were devices from manufacturers including Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear and TP-Link. At INC Tech we recommend and deploy enterprise grade routers which […]

  • 12 Ways of Staying Safe Online Over the Holidays

    Manage your passwords with care. Never share them, and adopt strong one… random numbers, letters, caps, special characters whenever possible. Never use easily guessed words in your password. It’s a good habit to use different passwords for different websites. That assures that a cyber criminal who breaks into one account can’t gain access to all […]

  • Ho Ho Holiday Cyber Crime… 9 Cyber Scams to be Aware Of

    It’s the holiday season, a time when cybercrime exploits the bad habits of incautious internet users exponentially. The issue is compounded by the fact that during the Christmas holidays, more than other times of the year, a growing number of internet users make and plan their shopping online utilizing mobile and social networks. More than […]