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Layered email security

We all have loads of emails coming in on a daily, especially if your a business. However we all also receive a bunch of spam, and some that have very bad intent for your security! Phishing attacks are becoming some of the most prominent forms of security breaches. Phishing attacks: Phishing is the attempt to

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Internet crime on the rise

Internet crime continues to be a problem In 2016 the financial loss from cybercrime in the U.S. exceeded the $1.3 billion mark. According to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, this is a rise of 24 percent. The 2016 internet crime report examined the most prevalent and damaging forms

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Ransomware update: Petya

Petya-based ransomware using EternalBlue to infect computers around the world There are more reports of a massive cyber attack hitting a number of companies in Ukraine, including banks, transportation services, energy companies, and even the government. Avast says this is another example of the Petya-based ransomware, which was first identified in 2016. Petya ransomware was

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Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

Ransomware strikes again! Another wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe and beyond last Tuesday in a possible reprise of the widespread ransom assault in May. A Russian oil giant, a Danish shipping and energy conglomerate, and Ukrainian government ministries were part of those affected. Even the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was affected

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US says North Korea is behind cyberattacks dating back to 2009

The FBI and DHS are pinning several high-profile hacks on a group called Hidden Cobra, formally known as the Lazarus Group. On Tuesday, the US Department of Homeland Security and the FBI issued a joint statement saying that the people behind the attacks are “cyber actors of the North Korean Government” who target computers running

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Watch out for Ransomware!

WannaCry 2.0 is a new form of ransomware that is affecting Windows computers around the world. Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts all your data on your PC, and the only way to unlock it is to completely erase your hard drive or pay a ransom to the hacker. If you have a

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