Business Email Scammers Put Behind Bars

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In June 2018, the US Department of Justice announced that more than 80 cybercriminals were arrested for their involvement in business email compromise (BEC) scams. Here is what you need to know about the arrests, the victims, and what you can do to protect your business against BEC attacks. The business world is a little bit safer now. In June 2018, the … Read More

These Password Recommendations Might Surprise You

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The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has some surprising recommendations that might prompt you to rethink your business’s password policies. Learn why change is needed and what NIST is recommending that companies do. It’s time for a pop quiz. Is the following statement true or false? It is best for businesses to require that employees create long, … Read More

SamSam Is on the Loose and Headed for a Server Near You

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In March 2018, the SamSam ransomware ravaged Atlanta’s computer systems, bringing many city services to a halt. This wasn’t the first time hackers used this ransomware to wreak havoc and it won’t be the last. Learn how SamSam differs from most other ransomware. Many city workers and citizens in Atlanta, Georgia, won’t soon forget March 22, 2018. On that day ransomware … Read More

Beware of Fake Spectre and Meltdown Patches

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Cybercriminals are now peddling patches that install malware rather than fix the vulnerabilities recently discovered in computer chips. Learn how hackers are conning people into installing these fake patches so that you do not become the next victim. Cybercriminals did not waste any time after the January 3, 2018, announcement that most of the computer chips in use today have two serious … Read More

Update on Spectre and Meltdown

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In our last post, we discussed Spectre and Meltdown, two major vulnerabilities that could affect nearly every computing device in the world.  Spectre and Meltdown can allow savvy attackers to copy all the data on a computer.  Some manufacturers, such as Microsoft and Intel, issued patches and others are still working on theirs.  Read more to find out how to … Read More