How to Avoid Being Scammed While Shopping Online

When shopping online, it is good remember the adage “If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” That’s because fraudulent websites touting significantly discounted prices for popular products are common — and social media platforms and online search engines are increasingly directing people to them, according to a security alert issued by the US Federal Bureau of …

ACQUISITION AND MERGER OF LOCAL COMPETITORS LEADS TO NEW OWNERSHIP FOR MICROAGE PRINCE GEORGE

Laval, QC. January 12, 2021 – MicroAge has been successfully operating within the Canadian Information Technology landscape since 1981.  The brand is synonymous with delivering unparalleled IT services and solutions within local communities to organizations of all sizes.  With 41 locations across Canada, this national network gains their momentum by leveraging the capabilities, toolsets and field support offered by MicroAge …

New Tactic Is Bringing Ransomware Extortion to a Whole New Level

“Oh no, not again” was likely uttered by many Johannesburg residents when they received a tweet from city officials on October 24, 2019. The tweet informed them that the city’s computer systems had been breached — again. Three months earlier, cybercriminals had hacked into the systems in CityPower — a prepaid electricity provider owned by the city municipality — and …

The History and Rise of Emotet

According to one recent study, approximately 350,000 new instances of malware hit the Internet every single day. Based on that, it should not come as a surprise that a hacking attack occurs every 39 seconds worldwide – amounting to about 2,244 successful breaches on a daily basis. When you also consider the fact that collective damage related to cybercrime is …

CONGRATULATIONS TO MICROAGE ROUYN-NORANDA

  Laval, QC. November 4, 2020 – MicroAge has been successfully operating within the Canadian Information Technology landscape since 1981.  The brand is synonymous with delivering unparalleled IT services and solutions within local communities to organizations of all sizes.  With now forty-one locations, this national network gains their momentum by leveraging the capabilities, toolsets and field support offered by MicroAge …

7 Solutions to Prevent Data Loss in a Remote Work Environment

The business world is a much different place now than it was a year ago. Some things may never return to the “old norm”. Businesses cannot become complacent about making decisions around changes to work environment and IT infrastructure. While it may be months before the pandemic and its ensuing social distancing restrictions lift, many business experts suggest that right …

6 Topics to Cover in a Telecommuting Policy

Before the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, only 14% of office-based workers worldwide telecommuted to work three or more days a week. In April 2020, the percentage surged to 84% due to lockdowns, according to the “Global Work-from-Home Experience Survey“. What will happen after the pandemic? While the number is expected to go down, it is not expected to return …

MICROAGE CANADA WELCOMES MICROAGE BAIE-COMEAU TO THE FAMILY

Welcome MicroAge Baie-Comeau   Laval, QC. October 13, 2020 – MicroAge has been successfully operating within the Canadian Information Technology landscape since 1981.  The brand is synonymous with delivering unparalleled IT services and solutions within local communities to organizations of all sizes.  Thirty-eight strong, this national network gains their momentum by leveraging the capabilities, toolsets and field support offered by …

3 Significant Developments in Ransomware Campaigns

Most cybercriminals carry out ransomware attacks to make money. As a result, they are continually trying to make their ransomware campaigns more effective. This might involve making minor changes like fine-tuning a deployment method or major changes like developing a novel way to avoid detection. Keeping abreast of the major developments in ransomware campaigns is important so that you can …