OMNI Solutions Group Blog

OMNI Solutions Group has been serving the Washington D.C. metropolitan area since 1994, providing IT Support such as technical help-desk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

How to Avoid These 4 Common Social Engineering Scams

b2ap3_thumbnail_do_not_fall_victim_to_these_tricks_400.jpgHackers are always trying to find the latest exploits to infiltrate unsuspecting businesses. One of the most dangerous and arguably the most difficult to identify is called a social engineering attack, which is where the hacker exploits the end user, rather than cracking the security of technology systems.

Recent comment in this post
AvaSneddon
The hour in which there is a large amount of the diet as well as it make the most comfortable thing for the well known aria. The m... Read More
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 16:13
Continue reading
1 Comment

Alert: Hackers Posing as IT Support and Hijacking Computers

b2ap3_thumbnail_technology_take_400.jpgOne minute you’re browsing trusted sites on the Internet, the next, your PC freezes up and displays the dreaded blue screen of death, along with a fake tech support message. This strain of malware is duping plenty of computer users into calling the provided phone number, which only makes the situation worse.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How a Phishing Scam Works and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

b2ap3_thumbnail_social_engineering_magnet_400.jpgMost hacking attacks are the result of a flaw or vulnerability found within the code of a program or operating system, but we rarely take into account the ones that don’t. Hackers often take advantage of the human side of hacking as well, a process known as “social engineering.” This is usually the act of conning users into handing over personal information of their own free will, and it’s surprisingly effective.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Cloud Privacy Hackers Hosted Solutions Best Practices Backup Internet Business Business Computing IT Services Productivity Business Continuity Google Hardware Malware Software Windows 10 Miscellaneous Innovation Computer Mobile Device Management Disaster Recovery Microsoft VoIP Mobile Computing Mobile Devices Efficiency Data Windows Workplace Tips Managed Service Provider Smartphone Network Security Server IT Support Upgrade Email Save Money communications Virtualization Best Practice Android Small Business Office Employer-Employee Relationship User Tips Budget Holiday Chrome Telephone Systems Recovery Application BYOD VPN Apps Information Technology Quick Tips Managed IT Hacking IT solutions Network Data Management Microsoft Office Outsourced IT Ransomware Saving Money Operating System Smartphones Automation Lithium-ion battery Wireless Technology Tablet Business Intelligence Hard Drives Disaster Managed IT Services Avoiding Downtime Gmail Going Green Firewall Bandwidth The Internet of Things Remote Computing Communication Social Engineering Computers Administration Cost Management Big Data BDR Spam Facebook WiFi DDoS Customer Service Phone System Alert Password Gadgets Social Government Biometrics Hosted Solution Cybercrime Office Tips Remote Monitoring Streaming Media Browser Telephony Risk Management Passwords Mobility Network Congestion Humor Private Cloud Health Unified Threat Management Proactive IT Business Management HaaS Shadow IT Internet Exlporer Bloatware PowerPoint Storage Entertainment Google Drive IT Technicians Analytics Regulations Colocation Document Management Uninterrupted Power Supply Collaboration Presentation Applications Shortcut Benefits Reliable Computing hacker Save Time Internet of Things SharePoint Laptop Distributed Denial of Service Trending Branding iPhone HIPAA Sports Teamwork Two-factor Authentication User Excel Touchpad eWaste Retail Update Cameras Search Safety Files Meetings Best Available intranet IT service Virtual Reality Printer Money Emergency Chromecast Apple Saving Time Computer Accessories Science Operating Sysytem Buisness Domains Printer Server Social Media Cybersecurity Administrator Customer Relationship Management Mouse Television Solid State Drive Data Breach Access Near Field Communication History Instant Messaging WIndows 7 Transportation Wearable Technology Virtual Desktop Law Enforcement App Networking Bluetooth Managing Stress Phishing Antivirus Marketing Avoid Downtime Robot Running Cable Maintenance IT consulting Reputation SaaS Human Resources Tech Support Fax Server Data storage User Error Education