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MyTek has been serving the Arizona area since 2009, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and technology consulting to growing Phoenix businesses.

Hacking Doesn’t Take a Computer Science Degree -- IT Security More Critical Than Ever

Hacking Doesn’t Take a Computer Science Degree -- IT Security More Critical Than Ever

There’s a reason that cybercrime is so popular: it is no longer reserved for those with extensive programming knowledge to profit from. Now, according to a report by Deloitte entitled Black Market Ecosystem: Estimating the Cost of “Pwnership”, there is a complete economy built around easily accessible hacking tools that don’t require specialized knowledge to leverage. The concept of having strong IT security has taken on a whole new meaning! 

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IT Services Provider MyTek: Keeping Your Smartphone Safe From IT Security Threats

IT Services Provider MyTek: Keeping Your Smartphone Safe From IT Security Threats

Mobile devices accompany us more or less everywhere, leading us to use them more and more frequently in all aspects of life, including for business purposes. As a result, cybercriminals have even more motivation to target them. To help you avoid a mobile device being the downfall of your company’s IT security, IT service provider MyTek has assembled a few practices you and your staff should adopt.

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Business IT Firm MyTek: SMBs Are Never Too Small for Hackers

Business IT Firm MyTek: SMBs Are Never Too Small for Hackers

Small businesses often fall into the trap of thinking that they are too small to be attacked. This misconception could ultimately cost your business too much. The fact of the matter is that all businesses have data that is worth something to hackers, and business IT firm MyTek is here to prove it to you and offer a solution to this dilemma.

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Mobile Malware Is Becoming a Bigger Problem Says IT Security Firm MyTek

Mobile Malware Is Becoming a Bigger Problem Says IT Security Firm MyTek

There was a time when people didn’t have to worry about getting computer viruses on their cell phones. Nowadays, with the exponential growth of mobile technologies, including application development options, mobile malware has become a problem, and it can be a big problem for your business. Today, IT security firm MyTek will explain the growing mobile malware market, from the threats to what you can do to keep it from being a problem for you.

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IT Security Company MyTek: Poking at Spear Phishing

IT Security Company MyTek: Poking at Spear Phishing

Hopefully, you’ve heard of phishing at this point: the method cybercriminals use to scam their targets by impersonating someone that their targets would trust, requesting access credentials or other sensitive information. Did you know that there are specific kinds of phishing? Here, MyTek, an IT security company, will review one of the biggest risks to your business... spear phishing.

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IT Security Firm MyTek Says the USB PC Killer Terrorizes Private College

IT Security Firm MyTek Says the USB PC Killer Terrorizes Private College

Network security is a priority for modern organizations of all kinds… after all, threats don’t often discriminate between the computer networks that they try to access. One kind of organization that should be especially diligent is the modern college or university. There are many different kinds of sensitive data stored there, including the personal, medical, and financial trifecta, along with intellectual property.

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ALERT: Over a Million Asus Laptops Could Have Been Hacked

ALERT: Over a Million Asus Laptops Could Have Been Hacked

If you own an Asus laptop, there is a chance that a recent update could have installed malware, and we are urging anyone who has an Asus device reach out to us to have it looked at.

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Down and Out in Cyberspace-Phoenix IT Security Firm MyTek Discusses the Portrayal of Hacking vs. Reality

Down and Out in Cyberspace-Phoenix IT Security Firm MyTek Discusses the Portrayal of Hacking vs. Reality

There has been a lot made in the media about the effect that movies and television has had on society. More often than not, the media that is produced is a result of the ebbs and flows that happen in society, which ironically makes the whole notion that television and movies affect society an interesting paradox. The ludicrous portrayal of criminality in media is one issue that is resoundingly debated by lawmakers and sociologists, alike.

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This Scammer Raid Proves Just How Useful Monitoring Can Be

This Scammer Raid Proves Just How Useful Monitoring Can Be

It can be easy to underestimate the importance of monitoring your solutions, to adopt an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality. However, the benefits of persistent monitoring were recently thrust into the spotlight, when 24 spammers were arrested in October by the Delhi Police’s cyber cell for impersonating Microsoft support staff and duping American citizens.

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Faxploit: Hundreds of Printers Putting Businesses at Risk of Malware

Faxploit: Hundreds of Printers Putting Businesses at Risk of Malware

What's the big deal about business printers?  How can they possibly be a security vulnerability? Printers, along with every other piece of equipment that is on your network, require careful configuration and regular upkeep to ensure that they aren’t putting your data and users at risk.

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Who are the Hackers? A Phoenix IT Support Company Explains

Who are the Hackers? A Phoenix IT Support Company Explains

Phoenix IT Support Company MyTek Network Solutions Protects Arizona Businesses from Hackers

It doesn’t matter how much of a technology novice someone is, chances are, they’ve heard the term “hacker” before. If there's one thing that can keep a business owner up at night, it's the consequences that a hacker can wreak on businesses with outdated technology.  Phoenix IT companies are familiar with that desperate call

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Can You Spot the Bait in a Phishing Attack?

Can You Spot the Bait in a Phishing Attack?

Hackers are always trying to find creative and new ways to steal data and information from businesses. While spam (unwanted messages in your email inbox) has been around for a very long time, phishing emails have risen in popularity because they are more effective at achieving the desired endgame. How can you make sure that phishing scams don’t harm your business in the future?

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It’s Decided: You’re More Likely to be Phished than Breached

It’s Decided: You’re More Likely to be Phished than Breached

Few security problems are more dangerous than a network breach. Considering how much you could lose from an unexpected bout with a hacker, it’s no surprise that businesses are concerned. Yet, even some of the most troublesome threats like phishing attacks are often ignored. A new study introduces the groundbreaking thought that phishing attacks should be at the forefront of a business owner’s mind regarding network security.

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