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17 07, 2017

Two more Cybercrime-as-a-Service Platforms Discovered

July 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , , |

With the rise in dependability on technology and on the internet, cybercrime is also on the rise. To meet the demand, there is a rising trend of social engineering sites on the dark web, which make malicious hacking a point-and-click exercise. You read correctly, you can now pay for a service to help you [...]

5 06, 2017

DMV Warns Consumers of Fake Ticket Phishing Email Hoax to Collect Personal Information

June 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Email Security|Tags: , , , |

In yet another phishing email hoax, the New York State DMV is now cautioning consumers against an email "phishing" campaign. This phishing attempt sends a notice to email users stating they must pay a ticket within 48 hours or their license will be revoked. While the notice is made to appear as if it comes from DMV, [...]

15 10, 2014

Dropbox dismisses claims of hack affecting 7 million accounts

October 15th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

The credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the company said Hackers claim to have stolen a database of almost 7 million Dropbox log-in credentials, but the company says its service was not hacked and that unrelated websites are the data source. The first data dump appeared Monday in [...]

10 09, 2014

Microsoft Patches 37 IE Security Vulnerabilities in September Update

September 10th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

The seemingly endless stream of Internet Explorer security flaws continues. Is there an end in sight? Microsoft today released its September Patch Tuesday update, with Internet Explorer topping the list of vulnerabilities. This month, Microsoft is patching 37 vulnerabilities in IE, of which 36 were reported privately and one was publicly disclosed. Ross Barrett, senior [...]

14 07, 2014

Standardize EMRs, For Security & Safety’s Sake

July 14th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , |

Electronic medical records help healthcare organizations improve patient care, but lack of standardization could cause safety and security problems. The foundation hospitals built when they overwhelmingly adopted electronic medical records is trembling under the weight of concerns over security and lack of standardization. Healthcare organizations already see plenty of benefits from EMRs. The Internet is [...]

9 07, 2014

Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

July 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , |

Implementation issues with AVG Secure Search, a browser toolbar from antivirus vendor AVG Technologies that's supposed to protect users from malicious websites, could have allowed remote attackers to execute malicious code on computers. The toolbar, also known as AVG SafeGuard, supports Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox running on Windows XP and later, and [...]

9 07, 2014

Google, Microsoft and Instagram rush to fix Flash flaw that could steal your data

July 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

Yet another critical security flaw has been found for Adobe's notoriously sieve-like Flash plug-in, this time by Google Engineer Michele Spagnuolo. His exploit tool, called "Rosetta Flash" is just a proof of concept, but could allow hackers to steal your cookies and other data using malicious Flash .SWF files. The exploit is well known in [...]

8 07, 2014

3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies

July 8th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , |

An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind. Managers often believe a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategy is a silver bullet to solving mobile communication problems within their organization. Thoughts of "I don't need to purchase hardware for employees" or "Workers are more productive with their own device" can mask [...]

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