Archive for June, 2021

Protect Your Business: Cyberattacks Growing Increasingly Prevalent and Dangerous

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

US Ransomware Attacks: A Matter Of National Security Ransomware is a growing concern of national security in the United States. Last year the country was the victim of  65,000 ransomware attacks, which breaks down to a whopping seven attacks each hour, according to a new report by Recorded Future, a Boston-based cybersecurity company. While these […]


Thursday, June 10th, 2021

DO YOU WANT TO GET HACKED? This is NOT a drill! In a huge week for Hackers’ News, this is still huge.  On Monday it was announced that BILLIONS of passwords and other sensitive information was leaked on the dark web via a 100GB text file almost 8-and-a-half billion passwords. It’s being called “RockYou2020.” <font […]

Hacked Colonial Pipeline May Get Partial “Refund” on Ransom

Monday, June 7th, 2021

In Hackers’ News that NOBODY expected, hacked pipeline giant, Colonial Pipeline, might be getting back a good portion of the almost $5 million ransom they paid last month to the Russian cyberterrorist group, DarkSide. Turns out that notifying the FBI early on in the matter might just have been the right step to take, as […]

USB Cable of Terror: Why You Should Never Borrow a Charging Cord

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

Remember simpler times when our biggest concern was being “juice jack” hacked at a public charging station, rather than worrying about whether we could leave our home or not without catching the plague?  In case you were too busy enjoying maskless merry-making to remember the craze from a couple of years ago, “juice jacking,” in […]