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2018

August 17, 2018
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Speaking to Wired about the recent news of a Reddit cybersecurity compromise involving usernames, passwords, email addresses and more granular...

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August 16, 2018
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Fraudulent email attacks have become a ubiquitous security threat to businesses all over the world. More than nine out of 10 cyber attacks begin with phishing.[1]

Legitimate-looking phishing emails are the most effective way to deliver ransomware and to trick employees into transferring money or providing login credentials. Four percent of employees will click on a phishing email, and it only takes one click to unleash damage to your business.[2...

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August 15, 2018
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It’s long been known that organizations need to exercise extreme caution when jettisoning old office equipment, especially if it has built-in memory—and that it’s even more crucial to bear in mind that hackers can utilize digital or carbon-based memory.

An Israeli-based company recently found another way older communication devices—and new versions of older technology—...

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August 15, 2018
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The wired world and its associated gadgets—smartphones, computers, tablets and more—have connected people like never before. Digital connections link us to work, play, education, friends and family. But those same virtual connections also have spawned a tsunami of cyber crime.

The price tag for cyber crime is expected to reach $6 trillion in 2021.[1]...

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August 10, 2018
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The Justice Department recently nabbed 21 scammers who defrauded at least 15,000 victims in the United States alone. Posing as IRS employees, the scammers extracted from their victims fake penalties, racking up big numbers. Millions of dollars changed hands between 2012 and...

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August 8, 2018
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Not since the late '90s when dotcom mania prevailed has there been such blue-sky potential, frantic excitement, and widespread misconception as currently surrounds blockchain technology.

Cryptocurrency fortunes have been...

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August 6, 2018
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Facebook stock was up 2.5 percent today on news reported by the Wall Street Journal that the company is looking into ways to incorporate user’s financial information into their platform.

The initial story reported by the Wall Street Journal indicated that the banking customer data was to be integrated into the larger Facebook platform, but Facebook has...

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August 3, 2018
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One of the world’s largest websites has announced a security compromise. Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet,” announced a security breach that occurred over a three-day period in June.

What Happened

The hacker or hackers bypassed the site’s 2-Factor Authentication associated with several employees credentialed to access sensitive data and used that access to take email addresses, server logs, and a decade-old...

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July 27, 2018
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Through a website bug, LifeLock, Symantec’s identity theft protection service, has reportedly exposed millions of customers email addresses exposing millions to possible identity thieves and phishing scams.

In wake of this news, we would like to share tips on how to protect yourself from phishing scams:

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July 26, 2018
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In a revelation that is sure to send shockwaves through the cybersecurity community, investigative journalist Brian Krebs has reported a vulnerability on LifeLock’s website permitted the indexing of email addresses associated with millions of its customer accounts.

The bug makes it possible to unsubscribe LifeLock users from company dispatches, but of much more serious import here is the inexpert way the LifeLock leaked what is an increasingly vulnerable piece of personally...

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