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MFA for Office 365

We’re seeing a significant increase in email phishing scams. The financial departments of small-to-medium sized Vancouver Island organizations are being targeted and business leaders are now coming to terms with the costly consequences of poor passwords coupled with...

Email Phishing Attack Exploiting Office 365

An email phishing scam that exploited Microsoft Office 365 has recently come to our attention. Last week, a local bookkeeper’s email account was hacked. Here’s the timeline and a summary of events: On Friday, the bookkeeper received an email from someone...

Spectre and Meltdown

Recent threats have surfaced known as ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown.’ These vulnerabilities could exploit modern processors. We wanted to take a moment to share some important details of these vulnerabilities so that you can ensure that your business...

Be Proactive in your Malware Defense

I love being proactive. Identifying and dealing with risk before disaster strikes is a huge part of my everyday job at Smart Dolphins. My routine risk management work is mostly technical. I ensure routers are secure, backups are working and security policies are in...