Offensive Security Engagements

Why SMB’s Need to Utilize Offensive Security Engagements

11/02/18

My name is Dave Collins and I am a security analyst here at ETGI / DarkHound Security. I’ve previously written about threat actors targeting the small to mid-size business (SMB) space here and now I want to expand on the concepts I covered in that article. Today I want to focus on offensive...

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Accounting Firms

Accounting Firms are Big Target for Hackers

9/28/18

Over the past few years cyberattacks have left no industry unscathed. Of the 78,617 business and email account compromise scams, 41,058 occurred in the United States. The costs resulted in companies suffering $2.9 billion in losses from October 2013 to May 2018. Globally, cyber-crime is expected to...

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Your Fancy New Doorbell is Easily Hacked

3/23/18

Who knew your doorbell could be hacked? According to the Department of Homeland Security and new research by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), off-the-shelf devices that include baby monitors, home security cameras, doorbells, and thermostats were easy to remotely hijack by cyber...

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cyber threat

New Cyber Threat Report

3/07/18

"Make no mistake, we are in a global cyber arms race. But it can’t be won alone: we are in this together."-Bill O'Conner, President and CEO of Sonicwall This collaborative approach towards cyber security is why SonicWALL is sharing its 2018 Cyber Threat Report. Their detailed research,...

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SamSam Virus Shuts Down 2000 Computers at Colorado Department of Transportation

2/22/18

SamSam Virus: Colorado Department of Transportation employees were booted off their computers and forced to use old school methods of communication(AKA pen and paper) on Wednesday after a destructive ransomware virus encrypted their files and requested bitcoin for their return. Security officials...

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Can You Have Trusted Security and BYOD?

12/19/17

Bring Your Own Device or “BYOD” as it is more commonly referred as, means a company allows their employees to use their personal communication devices for work-related activities. It’s a move that not only can cut expenses, but enhances and improves employee productivity. In a study by Tech...

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Phishing Attacks

How to Stop Phishing Attacks Impacting Your Business

12/06/17

Phishing attacks have been around since the 1990s, but they’re still causing trouble for businesses across the globe. All it takes is one misplaced click from an unwary employee to give attackers the keys to your most sensitive data, or cause mass service outages. It's crucial to understand...

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