Your Kids are Being Targeted for Identity Fraud


No one wants the hassle of a data breach leading to leaked personal information, but these types of crimes are especially harmful to kids. Over a million children were victimized by identity fraud last year alone, with an estimated cost of $2.6 billion. The 2018 Child Identity Fraud Study,...

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Preparing for GDPR


Recently, it seems like every week a new data breach erupts from a company we do all business with. Wells Fargo, Target, Experian...Most of us by now have had our own personal data exposed due to a data breach. Even if you have managed to survive without any exposed credentials, the chances are...

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Atlanta Ransomware Attack

After Spending Millions, Atlanta Still Struggling From Ransomware Attack


Three months after suffering a major ransomware attack, the city of Atlanta is still struggling to get back on its feet. According to Reuters, the attack has had a more lasting impact than they originally thought, and the city is requesting an additional $9.5 million to help with recovery...

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Data Breach

Stolen Passwords Result in 63% of Data Breaches


One of biggest question we hear from a business who suffered a cyber attack is "How did the hackers get in my system?" In the 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, Verizon Enterprise answered this question. They suggest that the biggest blind spot for many organizations is how stolen...

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Should I Unplug my Router?


At our cyber security breakfast with FBI Agent Todd Munoz, one of the big questions that came up was how to protect against "Fancy Bear"--the hacker group, that has been using a malware program called "VPN Filter" to compromise home and small office routers made by Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear and...

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BYOD Security

BYOD Security


Securing your BYOD policy Work practices have undergone a revolution in the digital age. Networked devices and more mobility have blurred the line between work and home as vast numbers of people perform their jobs across multiple platforms, often far from the office. An accompanying...

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Mobile Phishing

Watch out for Mobile Phishing


Phishing on mobile devices? Yep, it's a thing. According to researchers at Wandera, phishing is the number one mobile threat affecting organizations. New research in Wandera’s Phishing Report 2018 shows that mobile users are 18x more likely to be phished than to download malware, and that 4000...

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Encrypted Email

Encrypted Email Security Flaw


Think your business is safe because your emails are encrypted? Maybe not. A security flaw within email encryption looks like it has left a small opening for hackers to read your private messages. Called Efail by European researchers. the vulnerability doesn't break email encryption standards...

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Password Stealing

Password Stealing Malware on FB Messenger


A variant of malware using fake Facebook Messenger messages to infect other users has re-emerged with new schemes to steal passwords, steal cryptocurrency and participate in cryptojacking. The scam was first discovered in August last year with the malware using phishing messages over Facebook...

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2-Factor Authentification

Hackers Bypassing 2-Factor Authentification


There is a scary new exploit out in the wild. KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick reveals some startling news. A white hat hacker friend created a tool to bypass 2-factor authentication, and it can be weaponized for any site! This is officially scary. There is a video demo,...

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