Ribb”IT” Review

Each month, we publish a printed newsletter for our clients and friends. You can read past issues here, as well as sign up for future editions.

December 2023 Newsletter

  • Beware of the Phishing Campaign targeting Dropbox
  • Booking.com Multistep Phishing Campaign

November 2023 Newsletter

  • Protecting Your Business: Preventing and Detecting Ransomware Attacks (pages 1-2)
  • Staying Safe from Phishing Scams (pages 3-4)

October 2023 Newsletter

  • Hackers Fool Multi-Factor Authentication (page 1-2)
  • Tech-Related Risks Businesses need to consider (pages 2-4)

September 2023 Newsletter

  • LinkedIn User Accounts Have Been Hijacked (pages 1- 2)
  • How To Stay Ahead of Cyber Attacks With Managed IT Services (Pages 2-3)
  • Understanding Microsoft Phishing Attacks: how to Protect Yourself (Page 4)

August 2023 Newsletter

  • Business Transformation
  • Blockchain
  • Ensuring Business Continuity

July 2023 Newsletter

  • Technology, Sales & Conversion Rates
  • The Importance of Guidelines Integrating Technology in Sales
  • Security & Third Party Cookies
  • Risks Associated with Third-Party Cookies

June 2023 Newsletter

  • Privacy
  • Handling Privacy Concerns
  • The Power of Enhanced Privacy Practices

May 2023 Newsletter

  • Unleashing Business Growth Through The Power Of Technology
  • Embracing the Power of Technology
  • Phishing as a Service as New Cybercrime Trend on Telegram

April 2023 Newsletter

  • Avoiding Phishing Attempts
  • What Is Spear Phishing?
  • Securing Your Credit Card Data

March 2023 Newsletter

  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • Subject: Efficient Emailing
  • Balancing Work and Life

February 2023 Newsletter

  • Internet Security
  • What Makes a Good Password?
  • Risks of Public Wi-Fi

October 2022 Newsletter

  • What is a Cloud Service?
  • Skimmers Are Stealing Credit Card Information From US Restaurants
  • 6 Things to Remember When Working on a Computer

September 2022 Newsletter

  • Wi-Fi Vs Mobil Hotspot Connection
  • VPN?
  • How To Get Your Computer To Read To You!

August 2022 Newsletter

  • Tech Hacks
  • How to Recover a File
  • Artificial Intelligence

July 2022 Newsletter

  • When To & When Not To Click
  • Technology In Society: Part 2
  • Learn How to Increase Your Home Internet Speed Right Now

June 2022 Newsletter

  • Home Smart Home
  • Ticket Process at Frogworks
  • How Technology Has Changed Society

May 2022 Newsletter

  • Why Data Breaches Happen
  • People Are Still Not Using Secure Passwords Despite Warnings
  • Dont Fall For Fake Work Scams
  • Samsung Breached; Hackers get Data Code

April 2022 Newsletter

  • The Cost Of Clouds
  • Why Computers Won’t Make Themselves Smarter
  • Watch Out For Blooming Scams!
  • Every Dark Cloud Has A Silver Lining

March 2022 Newsletter

  • The Ins & Out Of Data Breaches
  • A Quick Overview of Encryption
  • 5 Useful Tips for The Excel Beginners
  • How to Cause a Data Breach in 10 Easy Steps!

February 2022 Newsletter

  • Falling in Love With Cybersecurity
  • Don’t Call Me
  • Increased Online Love Scams Are Costing Victims Big Money
  • Tax Time Brings Out The Hackers

January 2022 Newsletter

  • Is Your IT Company Staying Current With Security?
  • Twitter Blue?
  • Is The Strongest Meeting Not A Meeting At All?
  • Myth Vs. Fact

December 2021 Newsletter

  • Holiday Shopping Scams!
  • Five Common Insider Threat Profiles
  • The Importance of Building Company Culture
  • Don’t Fall For This Cryptocurrency Giveaway Scam

November 2021 Newsletter

  • What to do with your Laptop?
  • Major Firewall Manufacturers  VPN User Passwords May Have Been Leaked Online
  • Email Unsubscribe Scam Can Easily Fool Any User

October 2021 Newsletter

  • What to do with your Desktop?
  • Struggling with that WI-FI?
  • How Hackers Use Your Employees To Their Advantage

September 2021 Newsletter

  • Frogworks has been Ranked Among the Elite
  • Pick The Perfect Password
  • Secure Your Credit Card Data

August 2021 Newsletter

  • What is the Cloud?
  • Keep your Phone Safer
  • Mental Habits Good Leaders Should...
  • Ways Technology Has Changed...

July 2021 Newsletter

  • Fourth of July Travel dont get scammed!
  • Avoiding Distraction
  • Balancing Work and Life
  • Phishing 101

Febuary 2021 Newsletter

  • What's the Deal With Cookies?
  • 6 Tips to Thwart Covid-19 Cyberscams
  • Erasing Your Digital Footprint
  • New PayPal Phishing Attempts

January 2021 Newsletter

  • Remote Work is Here to Stay – tips
  • The Password Paradox
  • Mobile Security Tips for Travelers
  • Top Cybersecurity Myths

December 2020 Newsletter

  • Advising employees to work from home?
  • Optimizing your WFH Experience
  • How to Prevent Security Incidents
  • Know the Difference
  • How COVID-19 Challenges Privacy

November 2020 Newsletter

  • Microsoft Considering Adding Meet Now Button For Online Meetings

  • Running And Bicycling App May Be Sharing Personal Data

  • Facebook Working On Business Suite For Managing Social Media

  • New Updates For Office 365 Will Include Phishing Protection

  • Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

October 2020 Newsletter

  • Before Twitter Patch, Private Messages May Have Been Vulnerable

  • New Damaging Phishing Attacks Are Targeting Pandemic SBA Loans

  • Adobe Lightroom Update May Have Deleted Some User Photos

  • Security Issues Increasing With More People Working From Home

  • Amazon Moves A Step Closer To Delivery By Drone

September 2020 Newsletter

  • Latest Microsoft Update Provides Some Needed Fixes

  • 2020 – The Year Everything Changed

  • Android Users Beware Of BlackRock Malware Credential Stealer

  • Billions Of Breached User Credentials  Are Available For Purchase

  • Remote Workers Are Getting Hit By Ransomware

August 2020 Newsletter

  • New Powerful Malware Is Targeting Windows-Based Machines

  • If 123456 Is Your Password, Change It Immediately

  • Google Meet Now Available On Gmail Using Mobile Devices

  • Hackers Used Favicon Website To Steal Credit Card Information

  • Survey Shows How Employees Working Remotely Affects Business

July 2020 Newsletter

  • Lawsuit Claims Google Private Browsing Isn’t Really Private

  • Remote is the New Normal

  • Hackers Set Their Sights On Cloud Services

  • This New Malware Is Hitting Exchange Servers to Steal Info

  • Major WiFi Updates Came To Windows 10

June 2020 Newsletter

  • Google Added A Video Conferencing Tool For Users

  • Well-Known Tech Support Scam Traced to India

  • Twitter discloses privacy issue that caused caching of files sent via Direct Messages in Firefox
  • Videos In Google Photos Accounts May Have Been Exposed

  • Some Smart Light Bulbs Are Vulnerable To Hackers

  • Wishbone App Database Leaked To Public By Hacker

March 2020 Newsletter

  • CoronaVirus Scare Is Being Used By Scammers To Trick People

  • Old School Virus Called KBOT Is Hitting Networks

  • Videos In Google Photos Accounts May Have Been Exposed
  • Dangerous New Trojan Can Infect Systems Through Wifi

  • Malware And Viruses On Apple/Mac Systems Are On The Rise

  • Some Smart Light Bulbs Are Vulnerable To Hackers

February 2020 Newsletter

  • What is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?

  • New Hacking Method Looks Like A Locked Computer

  • Message Recall Feature May Be Added To Office 365

  • FBI Sheds New Light On Ransomware Tactics

  • New IRS Tax Scammers Use Personal Data For Big Returns

  • New Malware Sends Offensive Texts From Your Phone

January 2020 Newsletter

  • Ransomware Uses New Method To Get Past Antivirus Programs

  • Update Amazon Blink Cameras To Fix Security Vulnerabilities

  • Instagram Adds AI To Warn You About Offensive Comments

  • About Half A Million Credit Cards Found On Dark Web

  • New Trojan Malware Steals Passwords From Chrome

  • New Gmail Attachment Feature Makes Forwarding Easier

December 2019 Newsletter

  • Hackers Are Imitating Government Agencies To Spread Malware

  • Are Hackers Using Popular Assistant Devices To Listen To Users?

  • Netflix May Stop Allowing Users To Share Their Passwords

  • Fake Voicemail Messages Tricking People Into Opening Malicious Content

  • Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

  • New Office 365 Feature May Prevent Questionable Emails

November 2019 Newsletter

  • Ransomware is Everywhere

  • Several New Issues Being Seen With Apple’s Latest iOS

  • Robbin Hood Ransomware Another Reason To Back Up Your Systems

  • Malicious Apps Continue Getting Past Google On Play Store

  • Support For Microsoft Office 2010 Ending Soon Upgrade Recommended

October 2019 Newsletter

  • Report Shows 118 Percent Increase In Ransomware Attacks In 2019

  • Companies Are Losing Billions To Business Email Compromises

  • Browsers Are Waging War On Third Party Cookies

  • Hackers Are Using Resumes To Deliver Malicious Software

  • Watch Out For Old Hacking Technique Offering Free Downloads

  • Malware Now Hiding Inside Fake Copies Of Online Books

September 2019 Newsletter

  • Study On Passwords Shows People Still Use Breached Passwords
  • Bluetooth Security Issue Could Affect Most Devices
  • LeapPad Kids Tablet Found To Have Security Issues
  • Apple Will Stop Listening To Siri Recordings For Now
  • Facebook is Making Changes To Privacy Following Huge Fine

August 2019 Newsletter

  • Keeping up with BlueKeep
  • NASA Suffers Data Breach With Device Connected To Network
  • Large Percentage Of Mobile Apps Have Security Flaws
  • IP Camera Hacking Attempts Are Rising
  • Researchers Recently Discovered A New Mysterious Malware Strain

July 2019 Newsletter

  • Your Company’s Data was Hacked –Are You Legally Responsible?
  • New Security Vulnerabilities Found In Intel Processors
  • Malware Focused On Mobile Banking Greatly Increased In 2019
  • Hackers Using WhatsApp To Install Malware On Phones
  • Unexpected Support Updates For Older Systems Released By Microsoft

June 2019 Newsletter

  • Five Common Insider Threat Profiles
  • Some Dell Systems Are At Risk Of New Hacks
  • Chrome Will Offer More Ways To Control Web Tracking
  • Security Is Now A Concern For Open Source Software
  • Persistent Banking Trojan Virus Launches New Phishing Scam

May 2019 Newsletter

  • Amazon Echo is Always Listening
  • Windows Defender Security Comes To Mac Devices
  • Phishing Attack Targets Amex And Netflix Users
  • Toyota Customers Possibly Affected By Data Breach
  • Malware In Documents Is Latest Hacker Trend
  • Millions Of Facebook Usernames And Passwords Stored By Accident

April 2019 Newsletter

  • Malware Stealing Usernames And Passwords At Alarming Rates
  • New Linux Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Full System Access
  • New Malware Is Coming Through Messaging Apps
  • Adobe Shockwave Unavailable After April
  • Google Releasing Chrome Extension To Detect Password Theft
  • Skype Video Calls Get Background Blur Feature

March 2019 Newsletter

  • Large Increase In Business Email Hacking Incidents
  • New 5GE Coming To Phones Is Still In Development
  • Google+ is Finally Getting Deleted
  • GSuite Now Offers Better Android Mobile App Management Options
  • Google Releasing Chrome Extension To Detect Password Theft
  • Have you ever lost an hour of work on your computer?

February 2019 Newsletter

  • MSP Owners Share Their Favorite Business Books
  • New Windows 10 Updates Will Use 7 GB Of Space
  • Malware Drains Your Computer’s Resources Without Your Knowledge
  • New Amazon Order Confirmation Emails Could Be Phishing Attempts
  • Have you ever lost an hour of work on your computer?

January 2019 Newsletter

  • No More Support for Microsoft Windows 7 and What This Means To You
  • Officials Want To Know If Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video
  • Are Graphics Processing Units Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks?

  • Google Continues To Battle With Malware In Play Store

  • Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military

December 2018 Newsletter

  • The Importance of Strong, Secure Passwords

  • Are Banner Ads Coming To Some Windows 10 Apps Soon?

  • Hidden Threats: Is Your Computer Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency?

  • Dark Mode On Android Phones Extends Battery Life

November 2018 Newsletter

  • Microsoft Begins Re-releasing Windows 10 October Update After Fixing File Deletion Bug

  • Spectre Security Built Into New Intel Chip Hardware

  • An A.I. Breed of Malware

  • Payment Pages Are Being Compromised To Steal Data

October 2018 Newsletter

  • High Frequency Audio Computer Monitors May Expose Screen Activity

  • New Versions Of Ransomware Continue To Wreak Havoc

  • Cortana May Have Flaw Allowing Unauthorized System Access

  • Tech Support Scammers Are Advertising Online

September 2018 Newsletter

  • New Intel Vulnerability Named Foreshadow Found
  • Two Things that Will Stunt Your Business’ Growth
  • Is On-page SEO or Link-building a More Powerful Tool for Marketing?
  • How Analytics Can Help Your Business

August 2018 Newsletter

  • USB Drive Security - Why You Should Be Worried About Your Team Using USB Drives
  • Is Your Website Search Engine Friendly?
  • The ONLY Way to Run Your Business
  • What to Do with Unfavorable Customer Reviews

July 2018 Newsletter

  • Hackers and the DARK Web: What Business Owners Need to Know
  • How to Turn Visitors to Your Website into Customers
  • How to Save Time When Managing Social Media
  • Stay Small, or Get Big?

June 2018 Newsletter

  • Is It Time to Consider Managed IT Services for Your Business?
  • Top 30 + 1 Keyboard Shortcuts PC Users Should Know
  • How to Make Your Facebook Fans Happy
  • How to Win Back Customers You’ve Lost

May 2018 Newsletter

  • Are Ex-Employees Threatening Your Company's  Security?
  • Have you ever lost an hour of work on your computer?
  • 3 Changes To Your Website That Are Proven To Improve Conversion
  • Microsoft May Remove Windows Paint From  Operating System
  • Can Outsourced Telemarketing Help My Business?

April 2018 Newsletter

  • Bitcoin in the Workplace - An Intro to Crypto Currency
  • Have you ever lost an hour of work on your computer?
  • If You’re Using Social Media, You’re Ahead of the Game
  • Annoying Things on Your Website that Will Drive Business Away

March 2018 Newsletter

  • Will Your Business Be Ransomware's Next Victim?
  • Have you ever lost an hour of work on your computer?
  • Nvidia Dropping Driver Support For Older Operating
  • 4 Reasons You Should Be Using LinkedIn

February 2018 Newsletter

  • Sound Waves May Be Used In Future Hard Drive Attacks
  • Virus Spread Through Facebook Messenger Mines For Cryptocurrency
  • Weird Sounds Coming From Your Speakers? Could Be A Hacker
  • Better Parental Controls Underway For Apple Devices
  • Select HP Laptop Models Recalled Over Battery Issue

January 2018 Newsletter

  • Ransomware Attackers Are Increasing Their Attacks On Businesses
  • PayPal-Owned Company Sees Breach Of 1.6 Million Customers
  • Many Consumers Would Withdraw Business From Companies If Data Breached
  • Former Employees Pose Serious Risk To Security
  • Are You Protected?

December 2017 Newsletter

  • The Key to Career Success: Focus
  • The Phrase You Should Never, Ever Utter
  • Why Outsource Your IT?
  • Stay Small, or Get Big?
  • Getting Back To Business After A Natural Disaster
  • What You Can Learn From Being A Parent and An Entrepreneur

November 2017 Newsletter

  • But My Business is Not Like That One
  • Driving Big Traffic to Your Website via Pinterest
  • Mistakes are Just Short Moments in Time
  • How Do You Make it Easy For Customers to Choose You?

October 2017 Newsletter

  • You Don't Convince You Persuade
  • App of the month: Good Budget
  • Beam Me Up, Scotty: Lessons from StarTrek
  • The Mistakes that Could Kill your New Website
  • Why Showing Up at Trade Shows is a Good Idea for Your Company

September 2017 Newsletter

  • Surviving the Tough Times While Running Your Business
  • Don't Feel Bad When You Can't Meet Every Request
  • How to Improve Your Password Security... and Tips to Remember Your New Secure Password
  • Four Things To Tell Yourself to Make You Feel More Resilient
  • Do You Think Your Information is Safe? I Bet the Woman in This True Story Did Too

August 2017 Newsletter

  • If You're Using Social Media, You're Ahead of the Game
  • Long-Term Thinking
  • How to Win Back Customers You've Lost
  • Three Changes to Your Website That Are Proven to Improve Conversion
  • Exoskeleton's Revamped

July 2017 Newsletter

  • Annoying things on Your Website that Will Drive Business Away
  • How to Jumpstart your Small Business for Big Things This Year
  • The Key to Making Your Personal Productivity Skyrocket
  • Todays Technology: eSight 3
  • Typing Tricks

June 2017 Newsletter

  • How to keep your employees from leaking confidential information
  • Goal setting doesn’t work (And Santa Claus may not exist)

May 2017 Newsletter

  • Use This 9-Step Checklist: To Ensure Your Data Is Safe, Secure And Recoverable
  • How Sure Are You That Your Company And Its Data Is Protected
  • Believe You Can Be Extraordinary
  • Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: Surface Studio

April 2017 Newsletter

  • 7 Ways to Dodge a Data Disaster
  • The Misnomer of Failure
  • Be Disaster Ready

March 2017 Newsletter

  • “Lucky Charm” Keeps Hackers Out
  • Solve It By Sundown
  • Imagine careening through a virtual forest on the back of a Pegasus in a race against other fitness buffs...
  • Uber has added a new destination: people.
  • The Furbo Dog Camera lets you play with your pet from miles away.
  • Introducing the mercenary software that powered Trump and Brexit.

February 2017 Newsletter

  • That Fake App Just Stole Your ID
  • Smart Closing Techniques, Step 2
  • Your phone may be spying on you, warns Edward Snowden
  • This simple, 30-second breathing exercise wakes you up like a cup of coffee
  • No bigger than a water bottle when folded, this “personal drone” is packed with features

January 2017 Newsletter

  • 3 "Must-Do" IT Resolutions For 2017
  • Smart Closing Technique, Step 1
  • If you work at a standing desk, you'll love this.
  • Here's an easy way to start 2017 with a clean e-mail inbox
  • Imagine your tea, smarter and faster in 2017
  • Progress doesn't have to grind to a halt during an Internet outage