Locky ransomware originally started spreading back in February and popped up again in August before going silent… until recent. Reports are surfacing that a new strain of the Locky ransomware is spreading; encrypting people’s photos, documents and other files. Keep reading to learn more!
Black Friday is just around the corner and with that comes hot deals but also malware trying to capitalize on this busy time of the year! Check out these tips for how to stay safe while online shopping this holiday season! Read more
FixMeStick® Technologies Inc. has been ranked as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award program. FixMeStick ranked 15th on the list and first in Quebec with 2,698% in revenue growth from 2013 to 2016. The Fast 50 program honours 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years.
Think you’ve got your bases covered because you already have an antivirus program? Think again.
By now, you’ve probably heard about the “WannaCry” or “WannaCryptor” virus. It was released Friday, May 12th and quickly spread to over 57000 machines in over 150 countries. Perhaps the most shocking aspect of “WannaCry” is that it’s still growing. Security analysts were able to discover a kill switch on Saturday; however, this has only slowed the spread – i.e. you are still as risk. “WannaCry” is being called the biggest ransomware outbreak the Internet has ever seen. Read more
Bad Rabbit, a possible variant of the “Petya” ransomware, started hitting computers Tuesday, October 24th. The initial cyber attacks hit Russia, Ukraine, Germany and Turkey and have since spread to North America.
It spreads via a fake Flash update.
If you’re infected you’ll see a ransom note stating your files have been encrypted and asking you to pay a ransom. Keep reading to find out how to protect yourself! Read more
A type of already known malware called OSX/Proton malware targeting Mac users has recently been unknowingly distributed by a popular media player software called Elmedia Player. The maker of Elmedia Player, Eltima, also makes popular MacOS and Windows apps. Read more
3 Easy Steps to Keep Your Accounts Safe
There is almost 1.5 million new phishing sites popping up every month – and they’re becoming more sophisticated and harder to detect. Even the savviest cybersecurity professionals can fall victim to these scams. Read about the latest scam aimed at Netflix customers below. Read more
Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Montreal-based FixMeStick Technologies, Inc. No. 9 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. The PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. Read more
Equifax Was Hacked – Now What?
Equifax, one of the three largest credit agencies, announced that 143 million credit records have been stolen between May and July, including 44 million British customers. This means Social Security numbers, driver’s licenses and credit cards could now be in the hand of criminals. Read more
We Have Everything You Need To Know About The Kedi RAT
New remote-access Trojan (RAT), called Kedi, could be snooping on your system. Researchers just discovered this Trojan which evades antivirus software and steals your data while transmitting information back to hackers using your Gmail.