“FlawedArmmy RAT”: Security Awareness Training Could Prevent It

Microsoft Security Intelligence has sent out a new set of Tweets outlining an attack strategy that uses a number of Windows toolsets to install a …

To Pay or Not to Pay: That is the Question

Ransomware is targeting systems world-wide, big and small.  And every unlucky victim faces the same dilemma:  to pay or not to pay.  Despite the US …

New Scam Targets 1.5 Billion Gmail Calendar Users

Scammers are using Google’s Calendar app to trick users into clicking on phishing links that upload malware hidden in a java script. Over 1.5 billion …

NY Senate Bill 224: The Next State Consumer Privacy Act?

Without a federal privacy law in place, individual states are starting to examine privacy legislation on their own. California already has the California Consumer Privacy …

Catastrophic ShadowGate Malware Reported

A new set of malware is locking down computers instantly and demanding hundreds of bitcoin to get access to your files and network back. Recent …

Second Ransomware Payout in Florida

A ransomware attack in Florida on June 10th has resulted in another payout for cybercriminals.  Officials in Lake City voted to pay 42 bitcoins to …

Firefox Critical Patch

Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 patches and you need to update ASAP. The patches repair a critical zero-day vulnerability that hackers have …

Russia-U.S. Cyberwar Brewing

The U.S. hack of Russia’s power grid could start a cyberwar.  The Kremlin issued a formal warning of potential retaliation with attacks on businesses, agencies, …

Hefty Fines for CASL Violations

Canadian citizens suspected of spreading malicious software could be facing fines in the millions of dollars for their criminal activities. The passage of Canada’s Anti-Spam …

Google Joins Facebook & Twitter in Password Storage Issues

Twitter did it. Facebook did it. Now Google’s done it. Google revealed Tuesday in a blog post that it accidentally stored its users’ passwords unprotected …

Five Ways to Avoid a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks are on the rise, and while most attacks are aimed at large entities who can provide large payoffs, individuals are still at personal …

Ransomware Attacks Continue to Target US Cities

So far in 2019, there have been 22 reported public-sector ransomware attacks on US cities, signaling a rise in frequency since 2018. The attacks are …

Raised Stakes in Baltimore Ransomware Attack

The city of Baltimore was recently hit with a crippling ransomware attack, bringing most of the city’s servers down and affecting everything from bill payments …

Intel Zombieland Fix Threatens Processor Performance

“Zombieload” vulnerabilities of the microarchitectural data sampling (MDS) variety have been discovered by researchers Michael Schwarz, Moritz Lipp, and Daniel Gruss at Graz University of …

Hawkeye Uses NSA Cyberattack Tools

The mystery surrounding the misappropriation of some of the National Security Agency’s most effective cyberweapons deepened recently when a Chinese hacking group known as Buckeye, …