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How to spot a phishing email kit

Phishing Email Kit: How to Spot and Avoid Them

By Chaim Black | March 3, 2022

Here’s another watchout for your inbox: Scammers using a website to host a “phishing kit.” Through the kit, scammers send phishing emails with links pointing to a webpage created to mimic a real website and asking you to provide your password. This type of phishing email kit usually provides a login page, and when someone…

FBI Warns of Russian Ransomware Attacks

FBI Issues Russian Ransomware Attacks Warning: Is Your Business Protected?

By Intrust Man | March 1, 2022

Are you in position to protect your business from the threat of ransomware? Intrust, an IT managed services provider, can help you proactively protect your organization from cyber threats including Russian ransomware attacks.  The Russian invasion of Ukraine has prompted the U.S. government, along with European officials, to issue sanctions designed to isolate Russia from…

Intrust IT explores crypto mining on company servers

Crypto Mining on Company Servers

By Dave Hatter | February 24, 2022

Here at Intrust IT, we’ve seen an increase in crypto mining on company servers with new  and existing clients. Our vulnerability assessment can catch if employees are engaging in crypto mining on your company’s server. Let’s take a look at what it is, what the immediate effects are and the larger threat. What Is Crypto…

Hiring IT Staff and Recruiting IT Professionals

Is Hiring IT Staff an Uphill Battle? You’re Not Alone

By Tim Rettig | February 10, 2022

If you are finding that hiring IT staff feels  impossible, you are not alone.  According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, there are a lot  of IT job openings right now but not a lot of qualified applicants to fill them, especially when it comes to cloud services experience. We’ve seen a similar trend…

Invitation to Bid Phishing Alert Cincinnati

Active Invitation to Bid Phishing Alert

By Chaim Black | January 31, 2022

We have observed an active phishing actor who has been compromising many companies in the Cincinnati area. After compromising a user’s email account, the attacker has been observed to look for sensitive information in the mailbox and then send out a mass email from the victim’s account with a link pointing to a phishing site…

Business Cyber Security Essentials - Have You Pulled Levers_

Are Your Cyber Security Essentials Covered? Get the Checklist

By Intrust Man | January 27, 2022

Every year, cyber thieves get increasingly creative when it comes to stealing your data.  From the Colonial Pipeline to the attack on JBS Foods, last year’s cybercrime had significant impacts on the everyday consumer, not to mention businesses. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that ransomware will cost its victims more around $265 billion (USD) annually by 2031.…

Dark Web Monitoring

Dark Web Monitoring: Are YOU on the Dark Web?

By Tim Rettig | January 13, 2022

We know you’ve heard of the dark web, almost anyone with a computer or TV has. But few have actually seen it or know if their data is on it. If you are an Intrust client, no worries.  Dark web monitoring is part of the overall cyber security we provide your business.  The dark web…

Ransomware as a Service easy as pushing a button

Ransomware as a Service (RaaS): Cybercrime, No Hacking Skills Needed

By Dave Hatter | January 6, 2022

We’ve said it before: Cybercriminals are smart — so smart they’ve now branched out to Godfather villainy much the same as a cartel. They’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse, a ransom threat, but they don’t necessarily need the wherewithal to do it themselves. They hire “hit men” – companies, groups, nefarious entities  –…

Holiday Cyber Crime the 12 Hacks of Christmas

Holiday Scams: Avoiding the 12 Hacks of Christmas

By Dave Hatter | December 23, 2021

The holiday season is filled with joy, family… and, unfortunately, cyber crime. Along with all the pleasant reasons to look forward to the season, there is increasing cause to be wary as cyber crime ramps up every year right alongside holiday spending. Unfortunately, cyber criminals know people are spending more time online and are rushed…

In the Know

You have enough to think about: Take tech worries off your plate. The Outsource Your Worry Blog is our way of sharing news and developments with you. We delve into the latest updates in tech, sift through them and offer just what you need to know, when you need to know it. Some of the topics we’ve covered include disaster recovery, email phishing scams, password best practices, how to safely recycle computers and the cost of ransomware attacks. 

Watch this Outsource Your Worry Blog space regularly to find:

News on cyber security best practices you can follow. 

Tech issues explained in terms non-techies can understand. 

Updates on Intrust’s team and corporate happenings. 

Around Town

The team at Intrust IT gets around. You’ll find us (sometimes wearing orange suit jackets) offering our expertise at a number of events each month. Most often, we speak or join panels in the greater Cincinnati area, but we also present to meetings and conferences in farther-flung places. To find current events on our calendar, jump to this page. We hope to meet you in person and answer your tech questions.

If you’re looking for a speaker on topics like cyber security, IT innovation, Office 365 or cyber crime detection and prevention, contact us. We’d be interested in hearing about your event and presenter needs. 

Tim Rettig, Intrust IT CEO

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