Entries by jm

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A Peak Into Ransomeware Retirement

Earlier this week ZDNet profiled an incredible exit strategy of one of the largest Ransomware operators of the last 12 months, GandCrab. Setting aside irony, the professionalism of the operation should catch the attention of any business owner. The operators have a Software as a Service (SaaS) business model, complete with online forum support for […]

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Baltimore Crippled by Ransomware

Baltimore has been crippled by ransomware. Over 70% of attacks now actually target small and mid-size businesses. There are 3 simple things you can do to avoid catastrophe.

1) Assume it will happen to you, 2) plan on it happening to you, 3) test your plan.

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Goodbye Windows 7, Hello Ransomware

For the last several years ransomware has been on the rise. 2018 was a huge year for ransomware, more than doubling. It also was the first year we saw small and medium businesses actively being targeted. In the past, large enterprises and municipalities were the most likely to be targeted: big targets, big rewards. However, […]

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The Tariffs are Here: Now What?

60 seconds after midnight US tariffs on thousands of Chinese products more than doubled. How is this going to affect your business? Costs are going to go up across the board. The supply chains of virtually every industry cross through China at some point. It’s impossible to get away from it. Even if you are […]

Microsoft Cloud Agreement

Microsoft recently rolled out a new agreement for users of Microsoft 365. It appears that this is response to Europe’s GPDR regulations. For all 365 customers who purchase 365 through a reseller, the end customer is required to confirm through the reseller that they have accepted the new terms. At JM Addington & Kairos, we […]