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Mobile Phishing: Same Old Trick, New Apperance

It seems that even our mobile phones are vulnerable to attacks from scammers and cybercriminals. While just about everybody is familiar with Robocalls, IT Support scammers and other phone-based trickery, a recent study by security vendor Wandera has revealed that iOS users are twice as likely to experience a phishing attack than an Android user.

A Deeper Look At Location Data

Each generation has something that they can claim as "theirs". The 80's had pastel colors, the 90s had baggy jeans and flannels, and today's generation has… the smartphone. And apps. It's not quite the same thing, seeing as smartphones are reaching unparalleled ubiquity in people's lives, regardless of age, and for good reason.

Add hours to your day with these hacks

Add hours to your day with these hacks

There are only so many hours in a workday, so making the most of your time is vital. If distracting websites, unorganized files, and cluttered inboxes prevent you from getting work done, consider these tips to better manage your time and stay productive at work. Monitor productivity levels Start by tracking how much work you […]

It’s time to rethink your password

It’s time to rethink your password

In 2003, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authored a document on password best practices for businesses, federal agencies, and academic institutions. More recently, however, the institute has reversed its stance. Find out why and what great passwords are made of. The problem The issue isn’t necessarily that the NIST […]

Ugly websites cost your business big bucks

Ugly websites cost your business big bucks

According to a recent survey of 1,800 consumers, 42% said they’re “very unlikely” to buy from unprofessional or ugly websites. If you’re wondering whether or not your site could fall into that category, check out these key indicators. A variety of professional photos From pictures of your products to team photos, high-quality images are arguably […]

Do honest working hackers exist?

Do honest working hackers exist?

The word “hacker” conjures up an image of a hoodie-wearing basement dweller that programs all sorts of malicious attacks to infiltrate their target’s computer. But hackers are so much more than that. There are also hackers that use their skills to do good. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term ‘hacker’ was vaguely defined. […]

Maintaining Team Member Engagement

At FrameWork, we understand that there are myriad issues that small businesses like those of our clients struggle with on a day to day basis. As a small business ourselves, we are usually dealing with some of those issues as well! One problem that is impossible for a business of any size to avoid is keeping employees engaged and excited about the work that they are doing.

Beware of This Wildfire-Themed Scam

If you watch the news, you've undoubtedly heard about the raging wildfires that are happening in California. It's a tragic disaster that has displaced thousands of families, caused millions of dollars in damages, and one of the fires completely levelled the town of Paradise, California.