When you read things about different types of computer and network threats it can get confusing. Is malware the same as a virus? Is one worse than the other? Does an “antivirus” also detect ransomware or spyware?
One of the advances thanks to cloud technology has been the virtual machine (VM). Just as cloud versions of software, like Microsoft Office, bring that program into a cloud accessible environment, a VM brings your computer into a cloud environment.
Have you ever had a customer call you to ask what the heck happened to your website? Or have you ever visited a site you go to all the time, only to get an unexpected malware warning from your browser?
Cybercrime has increased 600% this year due to the pandemic. Hackers have taken advantage of multiple factors, including fear, confusion, and the fact that a majority of employees have had to work from less secure home networks.