Cyber Security Blog

Defending Against Modus Operandi

You work for a small to mid-sized business and outsource the support of your IT systems to a vendor. How do you gauge if your vendor is doing the job you pay them to do? How do you know they are implementing proper security measures? Let us face it, these questions...

Michael Mariano Joins Avasek Team

Michael Mariano Joins Avasek Team

Avasek is proud to name Michael Mariano as IT Operations Manager. Michael was most recently IT Operations Manager of FIS Global, a Fortune 500 company serving 20,000 clients in 130 countries. His knowledge and background will be instrumental in providing the quality...

New Apple App Store Phishing Attack

New Apple App Store Phishing Attack

A new Apple App Store Phishing attack is using a very realistic-looking Apple App Store message to trick you into getting charged for something you did not buy. This attack may make it through all the spam filters into your inbox so you need to be alert for this scam....

Cyber Security for Small Business Seminar

Cyber Security for Small Business Seminar

Join Avasek for a cyber security seminar aimed at small business. Sixty-six percent of companies and professional firms that suffer a data breach are out of business within six months. The trend among hackers: target small businesses. Avasek Security demonstrates how...

Tech Support Scam: Dell Customer Data Breached

A new phone scam is on the rise and it involves Dell PCs’ owners. Scammers call people who use Dell PCs, and claim to be Dell Tech Support Representatives. They trick users by offering to fix “existing” computer problems by installing remote access software on the...