Leaving your remote desktop protocol (port 3389) servers open to the internet has been known to be a cybersecurity “bad idea” for years, but the Bluekeep vulnerability, as well as the more recent Seven Monkeys batch of disclosed vulnerabilities, have made this vital to your business’s survival.
Ignore security at your own and your customers’ peril.
Recently there was a post on r/sysadmin from a network administrator who had a client system hacked because he left their iLO card facing the internet…
In the past 48 hours, security operators have seen a new ‘sextortion’ message begin popping up in client inboxes almost everywhere.
The most frightening part of this message is that it lists a password either in the subject line or the first sentence.
If the GDPR affects your business, you may need to make some significant changes to your cybersecurity strategy. Here are four core areas to address in order to achieve technical compliance with the GDPR.
Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve noticed an uptick in phishing emails that are using fake DocuSign sites to attempt to steal credentials to user email accounts.
Scam Alert – Cyber Monday is coming and scammers will take advantage!
Savvy criminals are getting ready to celebrate the holiday season just like we are. The difference is, they plan to fund their holiday with your bank account. Hackers go into scam-overdrive mode during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
U.S. warns about phishing attacks on nuclear, energy, aviation, water, and manufacturing industries.
The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.
SCAM ALERT – Hackers are sending emails, falsely claiming your Netflix account has been suspended. These emails look just like the real thing. They are trying to get your login information and your credit card data.
What we know so far…
Looks like there’s a new kid on the block in Ransomware today that is creating havoc for a number of organizations in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and Turkey.
The recent breach reported by Equifax is massive, with more information surfacing all the time. When something like this happens, we hear a lot of questions from concerned individuals, such as:
SCAM ALERT – Bad guys are exploiting the Hurricane Harvey disaster.
You may see messages on social media or you may even receive an email asking you to donate to #HurricaneHarvey. Scammers are sending fake links designed to take your money and prevent it from getting to those who really need it.
Voter data on 198 million (yes that’s million) US citizens was improperly stored and freely available for 12 days on the Internet. There has never been a data breach this big. The information includes: birthdates, home addresses, telephone numbers, political views, suspected religious affiliations, ethnicities, and where they stood on topics like gun control, the right to abortion, and stem...
Here is a reminder that you need to be alert for fake emails that look like they come from your local police or State Dept of Motor Vehicles (DMV) claiming you have a traffic violation. At the moment, there is a local scam in New York that falsely states you have outstanding violations you need to either pay for or refute, and if you don’t your license will be revoked.
Once, twice, three times……no not the song, unfortunately. Three is the number of times a hotel in Turrach, Austria was hit by hackers. The cyber criminals left a backdoor on the hotel network exposed, allowing them to hold the hotel hostage with ransomware at any time. The hackers had total control of the reservation systems, all hotel computers, the cash desk systems and key cards, leaving...