News | January 6, 2020

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, January 6, 2020

EMPIST Tech Talk  

Tech Talk: The Weekly Newsletter  

What makes Mondays better? It’s the Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter! Enjoy the latest tech news, marketing updatesand tons more exciting content right here. Let’s get started! 

Tech Talk: The Weekly Newsletter Update  

The London-based company Travelex is a major international foreign exchange. On December 31st, they confirmed they were hit by a malware attack, causing some of their services to be suspended. Operating more than 1,500 stores around the world, taking their systems offline to protect their data was quite the undertaking. Read the full story >> 


What to Do If Your Computer Has Been Hacked 

If it can happen to Capital One, it can happen to you, too. But while you might be at least somewhat familiar with the threats hackers pose to your digital data, knowing exactly what to do once your computer has been hacked is a whole new ballgame.  

The truth is that even the most innocuous of behaviors can lead to a breach of your personal or work device, leaving your sensitive information – and future security – exposed to hackers online. Read the blog >> 

Tech Talk: The Weekly Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

What is Business Email Compromise? It’s an advanced spear-phishing technique that targets your business’s employees with spoofed or compromised email addresses. 

Tech Talk: The Weekly Newsletter Trivia 

Question: Speaking in computer terminology, how many bytes are in a kilobyte?  

Answer: 1,024 

Tech Talk: The Weekly Newsletter Marketing Spotlight is ready for the new year! This year the company’s marketing campaign focused around travel and New Year’s resolutions. The tagline for this campaign is “There’s a booking for every resolution.” All the ads centered around the campaign are highlighting different New Year’s resolutions and fun ways you can attain them through travel. Read the full story >>  

Coffee with Kampas  

Episode 14: Deepfakes  

In this week’s episode of Coffee with Kampas, EMPIST Founder & CEO John Kampas is discussing deepfakes. A deepfake is accomplished by using AI technology to produce or alter a video. This results in the video presenting something that did not actually happen. Tune in to learn more!  Watch now >> 

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