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Tag: Cyber Security Incident

My Cat is a Hacker.

Yep, you read it right. My cat is a hacker. Well kinda. He is more like of a social engineering con man, which in the tech world would be also known as Human Hacking. I will tell you the story in a minute but first lets discover what social engineering is. Basically it is using…
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Zerologon

A critical vulnerability was found that allows hackers to take over Windows Domain Controllers using a Netlogon EoP vulnerability that was found mid September. The vulnerability allows even unskilled hackers to take over a Domain Controller and essentially an entire system. It is recommended that any Windows Domain Controllers be taken OFFLINE and Patched immediately.…
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US Govt Takes Hard Line on Victims of Ransomware

US Govt takes Hard Line on Victims of Ransomware that Pay Up On October 1, 2020 the US Dept of Treasury released an advisory regarding payments to cybercriminals. “Advisory on Potential Sanctions Risks for Facilitating Ransomware Payments”Date: October 1, 2020 The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing this…
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Protecting Yourself and Your Family – What you need to know.

Protecting yourself and your family online is more important than you can imagine. There is technology that you need to use properly but your strongest defense against criminals is YOU! We all know technology needs to be used properly and kept up to date with security patches and updates. But knowing it and doing it…
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Inside the insider threat.

This is your IT providers worst nightmare – and yours! The Nightmare … Your IT provider or in-house IT Staff works their butts off installing your systems. Then someone from the marketing department brings their kid to the office to do their homework, and a crafty piece of malware hiding in the registry plants itself…
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Will They Call You Stupid or Irresponsible when…

Will They Call You Stupid or Irresponsible… when you fall victim to a cyber attack? When you fall victim to a cyber attack they will call you all sort of things. Those mentioned above are only a couple. It’s EXTREMELY unfair, isn’t it? Blaming the victim… Victims of all other crimes – burglary, rape, mugging,…
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Hacked Exchange Server

Hacked: Exchange Servers Worldwide Vulnerable

Exchange Servers Worldwide Hacked Think Your systems are safe. Read this: Multiple nation-state groups hacking Exchange servers around the world. Multiple government-backed hacking groups are exploiting a recently-patched vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange email servers. The exploitation attempts were first spotted by UK cyber-security firm Volexity on Friday and confirmed today to ZDNet by a source…
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Data Breach

Capitol One Data Breach

The Capitol One Data Breach is just the latest in the news. While we are only hearing about it now it happened in March and affects over 106 million people

ransomware

Is Your Job at Risk?

A recent trend in the corporate world takes a very serious stance against cyber crime. This one however is aimed at employees. While 90% of c-suite execs say they lack the resources to defend against a serious cyber attack, 76% admit knowing a cyber event is imminent, of the 400 execs polled 1/3 say they will fire you for causing a cybersecurity breach.