Archive for February, 2022

Banks Beware: The Risk of Russian Cyber Attacks

Monday, February 28th, 2022

The escalation of sanctions against Russia in the wake of their invasion of Ukraine has experts sounding the alarm: Russian cyber attacks against public and private targets in the US could be next. Though earlier this week Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas assured US organizations that there was no “specific credible cyber threat” […]

Russian Cyberwar: How Prepared is YOUR Business?

Thursday, February 24th, 2022

The growing crisis between Ukraine and Russia may seem a world away for most US businesses, but government agencies caution that cyber threats may be closer than you think. On Tuesday, February 22, just moments after President Biden announced new sanctions on Russian banks and elites in response to Putin’s decision to send troops to […]

Football Hack

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

As the Superbowl came to a close this weekend, a new football story emerged. It’s been confirmed by the San Francisco 49’ers that the organization was hit with ransomware.   Some of the team’s financials have been posted online by the hacker group “BlackByte,” though it hasn’t yet been made public what the demands of the […]

Cryptocurrency Security

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

Cryptocurrency’s growth in popularity is now (finally!) being matched by its growth in accessibility. Until recently, those looking to buy, sell, or trade cryptocurrency would have to go through the tedious process of getting set up on a cryptocurrency exchange; a process so unexpectedly cumbersome that it deterred many would-be investors. Today, however, familiar money […]

Petronella Featured on Channel 5 WRAL

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022

See our latest feature on Channel 5 WRAL, Raleigh’s best local news station. A new report reveals a record amount of data breaches were reported in North Carolina last year. One local cyber security expert urges consumers to be protective of their private data. Watch our news feature here: