Eye Opening and Terrifying: How Easy it is to Hack Technology

Posted on 12th April 2018

I recently had the pleasure of attending a conference where Kevin Mitnick, the “world’s most famous hacker,” presented.    Kevin is a bestselling author, and top cyber security speaker who hacked into 40 major corporations simply…

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Despite FBI Warning – Two Texas Employers Fall for W-2 Phishing Scam

Posted on 8th March 2018

With the US tax filing deadline just a little over a month away, tax-themed phishing season is also upon us. Watch out for compromised email accounts or spoofed emails pretending to be from company executives requesting…

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SamSam Ransomware Hits Colorado DOT – Shuts Down 2,000 Computers

Posted on 28th February 2018

The Colorado Department of Transportation (DOT) has shut down over 2,000 computers after systems got infected with the SamSam ransomware on Wednesday, February 21. The agency’s IT staff is working with its antivirus provider McAfee to…

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Phishing Scam Alert! A New Wave of Payroll Direct Deposit Phishing Attacks

Posted on 7th February 2018

In a recent post from Ogletree Deakins relates to a new phishing scam that you should be aware of. Employers beware: Companies are experiencing a wave of phishing scams that target employee paychecks!   Here is the…

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Scam Alert: Fake Meltdown and Spectre Patch Phishing Emails

Posted on 9th January 2018

Last week we warned you about the newest bugs affecting Microsoft and Apple hardware.  Now the bad guys have taken full advantage of Meltdown and Spectre bugs with phishing attacks.  It’s important to remind your users…

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Bugs in modern computers leak passwords and sensitive data! Windows and Mac

Posted on 4th January 2018

Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a…

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U.S. declares North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyberattack

Posted on 20th December 2017

The Trump administration on Monday evening publicly acknowledged that North Korea was behind the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries earlier this year. As a result, the administration will…

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New Microsoft Word attacks infect PCs sans macros

Posted on 14th November 2017

How to spot and block attacks. Fancy Bear, the advanced hacking group researchers say is tied to the Russian government, is actively exploiting a newly revived technique that gives attackers a stealthy means of infecting computers…

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The Seven Pitfalls of Cybersecurity

Posted on 8th November 2017

A 2017 survey revealed 87% of small and medium-sized businesses have complete trust in their cyberthreat preparedness and feel the security implementation is average or above.  Could they be overconfident?   Are they believing they will never…

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Everything with WI-FI Has a Newly Discovered Security Flaw

Posted on 17th October 2017

Update your network equipment, including all appliances, such as wireless routers.   Contact us for a free network security assessment.   A recently discovered vulnerability could allow attackers to intercept sensitive data being transmitted between a…

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