Employee Education

Think your business isn’t appealing to hackers? Think again. Every business relies on its customer base, employees, financial transactions, and other vital data to keep it running. Unfortunately, this is the same kind of information from which hackers profit. However, 82% of small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) still believe that they don't have anything worth...

Ransomware-Locky may experience a slight decline, but it's not because someone has finally found a way to banish it once and for all. A new type of ransomware, "Zepto", is hitting the cyber world in a big way and locking all of the files in its path. Both malicious attacks are similar...

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) seem to be all the rage within cyber crime circles. Defined as an unwelcome user gaining access and planting footholds within the network for an extended period of time to steal information, it seems APTs have even hit the political circuit. The DNC released reports that two separate attacks...

Picking up from the previous post, Kevin Roose of Fusion experienced the effects of pentesting on his own network in order to pinpoint vulnerabilities. After going through the rigorous process of having two equally skilled cyber security professionals hack into his network and disrupt it as much as possible, Roose took it upon...

An increasing number of ransomware attacks is an unfortunate trend as we move into the second half of 2016, and they have needled everyone in the public and private sectors. Most recently, the House of Representatives has issued warnings to its employees regarding third party website interaction on its computers and associated technology....

Though the big tax season push is officially on hiatus until next year, that doesn't stop the occurrence of malicious attacks aimed at retrieving sensitive tax data throughout the year. The most recent victims in this type of targeted attack are ADP and US Bank - two major corporations who hadn't experienced a...

News of MedStar Health's malware attack, as reported on Monday, was at first met with shock and then a resounding (albeit internal) "Again?!". Unfortunately a lot of healthcare providers across the country have been hit with varying degrees of ransomware attacks. Whether through spear phishing campaigns or corrupted websites, these hackers...

As the battle rages between Apple and the FBI in the media and courts, more applications and programs are coming to light that use end-to-end encryption. From popular messaging programs and applications to email servers and beyond, authorities from around the world are running into walls when it comes to...

Phishing scams have become so popular and widespread that most are quickly found out and the tips to avoid them follow soon after. No, there isn't a Nigerian prince out there who really needs money. And your good friend didn't magically disappear to Asia, lose all their valuables, and somehow still...

Ransomware, a newer type of cyber attack, is becoming increasingly popular. A virus that infects a computer or computer system and then locks all the files and programs, hackers using ransomware are typically the only ones with the "key", or code, that can unlock the victim's data. Unfortunately, that key normally comes...