Is Your Wi-Fi Network a Security Risk?
<div class="media_block"><img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/is-your-wi-fi-network-a-security-risk.jpg"></div>With Wi-Fi security, it’s easy to fall into the “out of sight, out of mind” trap. Your Wi-Fi router probably lives in a corner or closet, and of course, Wi-Fi’s radio waves are invisible. But the ease of connecting your devices to your Wi-Fi network means it’s equally as easy for a hacker to connect […]
Don’t forget your phone when you think about cyber security
Our phones are a goldmine of private information. If they’re not as secure your other devices, they can become a gaping hole in your cyber security
No More Phish! Three Scams You Need to Spot in 2023
Follow along as we examine three real-world phishing emails and explain how you can tell that they’re fake.
LastPass Security Breach: Here’s What to Do
Password management company LastPass has announced that it suffered a security breach in which attackers stole both encrypted customer account data (which is bad) and customer vaults containing encrypted usernames and passwords (which is much, much worse). On the positive side, the data of users who abided by LastPass’s defaults and created master passwords of […]
9 Quick Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking Itself TODAY!
Securing an organization’s digital assets requires ongoing attention. This article poses questions your organization should be able to answer—and that will likely come up when purchasing cyber insurance or doing work for other, larger organizations.
Not Getting Your SMS Two-Factor Authentication Codes? Give This a Shot.
<div class="media_block"><img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/how-to-restore-missing-sms-two-factor-authentication-codes.jpg"></div>Many websites, from Adobe to Zendesk, let you receive two-factor authentication codes via SMS text messages. That’s good—any form of two-factor authentication is better than none—but you’re often effectively locked out of your accounts if those text messages don’t arrive. A simple fix is to call your cellular carrier and ask to have any blocks […]
What Now? Here is What to Do If I Get an “AirTag Found Moving With You” Message?
<div class="media_block"><img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/what-should-i-do-if-i-get-an-airtag-found-moving-with-you-message.jpg"></div>First, don’t panic. Most likely, you’re borrowing something with an Apple AirTag location tracker attached to it, or someone left something with an attached AirTag in your car. Second, tap the alert to open the Find My app, which displays a map showing where the AirTag has been with you, which might shed some light […]
New Feature: Export Passwords from Safari Makes it Easy to Move to a Password Manager
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/export-passwords-from-safari-to-ease-the-move-to-a-password-manager.jpg">Although Apple has improved the built-in password management features in macOS and iOS (you can now add notes to password entries!), third-party password managers like 1Password and LastPass are still more capable. For those still getting started using a password manager, another new capability will ease the transition: Safari password export. To export a CSV […]
How To: Use Face ID While Wearing a Mask in iOS 15.4
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/use-face-id-while-wearing-a-mask-in-ios-15-4.jpg">Shortly after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple made it so your Apple Watch could unlock your Face ID-enabled iPhone when you were wearing a mask. Starting in iOS 15.4, the company has taken the next step and enabled Face ID on the iPhone 12 and later to work even when you’re wearing a […]
Keep Focused On Your Teams Cybersecurity Awareness in Light of Russian Invasion of Ukraine
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is horrific, but the economic sanctions and other responses from Western nations mean that businesses of all sizes need to be more vigilant about cybersecurity. Read on for suggestions: