You've heard it before, the only constant in technology is change. Cybercrime damages cost more than $3 trillion in 2015, representing the greatest transfer of economic wealth in history. The headlines have been littered with such news on data breaches, hacks and attacks.
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We are seeing a massive influx of EMAIL campaigns oriented to steal your credentials, your company data, or worse company MONEY. We have seen attempts at wire transfer fraud in which spoofers ask for tens of thousands of dollars to be transferred. We have also seen phishing for credentials on the up rise.
Lexology had an excellent post from Ogletree Deakins by Rebecca J. Bennett and Danielle Vanderzanden, related to a crafty new phishing scam they warned about and that you should be aware of, because it has bad guys in real-time behind it, reinforcing the scam with quick answers via email.
News this week: You may be seeing headlines and emails regarding CPU flaws and vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre. As always, we are aware and working on it.
Meltdown and Spectre are CPU hardware design flaws that we techies understand. In a nutshell, Meltdown breaks the isolation between the user app and the operating system, so the app can do a memory dump and steal any data in it.
Tomorrow, Dec ember 13th, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on a measure that would completely gut regulations to internet providers and open the door for net neutrality to be destroyed.
Net neutrality is the principle that Internet providers like Comcast & Verizon should not control what we see and do online.
Meet the sequel to WannaCry, the wide-ranging ransomware attack that crippled businesses around the globe last month. A wave of ransomware attacks spread like wildfire on Tuesday. Many Microsoft Windows-based computers—specifically, ones not protected against a vulnerability in a Microsoft messaging protocol called SMB-1—began seizing up worldwide, locking employees out of their desktops, and displaying ransom notes.
For years Verizon and AT&T have ruled (and battled) the mobile market. T-Mobile has also become an interesting option recently as Sprint falls behind the market in service. But now there are new options from both Xfinity and Virgin.
Xfinity has also just introduced their own mobile service plan with Xfinity Mobile.
Since our start in 2010, we have focused heavily on security for our client networks. More and more headlines have drove home the fact that cybersecurity attacks continue to spread and negatively impact businesses.
It's not a glamorous topic, nor is it easy to explain, but the security of your network, your data, and your business is paramount.
How We Kept Our 80 Client Networks And Over 2500 End Users Safe During The Latest Cybersecurity Attack
Many news sources are reporting on this worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack which has wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Over 200,000 cases in 150 countries have so far been affected in an unprecedented ransomware attack.
The malicious scam campaign, "The 'HoeflerText' font wasn't found," is back, which was previously targeting Google Chrome users to trick them into installing Spora ransomware on their computers.
This time the campaign has been re-designed to target Mozilla Firefox users with a banking trojan, called Zeus Panda, says Kafeine, a security researcher at Proofpoint.