EVERYDAY TECH -Can Google reduce phishing?
Here are a few of the stories the guys have been looking at this week:
- Google will use authenticated logos to reduce Gmail phishing
- Spotify now supports video podcasts
- Amazon expands its robot delivery trials to more states
EVERYDAY TECH - Ransomeware Beware!
This week's guests are from Seventh Knight, the developer of AppMoat.Travis Odom – VP, Customer Experience Charlie Case – VP, Government ServicesDiscussed on this episode:What is Ransomware?encrypts (scrambles) personal files (documents, pictures, taxes, financial/customer records, etc)Requires paying a “ransom” to (maybe) get your files backCommonly initiated by malicious links in emailsWhy should we be concerned?even if not YOUR business, we all pay when people loseImagine losing family photosEven backups can be, and often are, compromisedRECENT EXAMPLES: Including Yazoo County schools being held up for more than a quarter-million dollars!What can we do about it?Awareness and recognizing scams is crucialBe suspiciousPersonal users can use tools such as CryptoPreventBusinesses can benefit from AppMoat, a 24/7 managed service to protect their systems(AppMoat is a Ransomware/Zero-Day Managed Endpoint Protection tool for Windows workstations and servers)https://www.seventhknight.com/appmoat/
EVERYDAY TECH - Internet Browsers 2020
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