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Humans cause so much trouble

Have you been focusing on software packages and anti-virus tools to protect your data from hacking? That may not be enough, because it overlooks one of the biggest ...

Scam May Claim To Be Department of Health and Human Services

There’s a new phone-based scam making the rounds that you need to be aware of. In this case, the scammers are spoofing the number of the Department of Health and Human Services’ ...

New Microsoft Edge Browser Flaw Could Leave Passwords Vulnerable

Manuel Caballero has been a busy man. If you haven’t heard of him, he’s a security researcher and blogger who made a name for himself identifying a variety of critical security flaws ...

WannaCry Ransomware Runs Rampant – New Variants Found

This past Friday, a new ransomware threat burst onto the scene globally in what was described as an attack “unprecedented in its scale.” Before the original version was stopped by a young, ...

Latest Credit Card Breach Hits Holiday Inn

IHG, The Intercontinental Hotels Group, which owns Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn, has recently announced a serious data breach that impacted 1174 of its franchise locations. The company reports that their Point ...

Large Percentage Of Ransomware Victims Paying Ransom For Files

The landscape of ransomware attacks is changing. When the malicious software first hit the internet a couple years back, it did so in a big way, primarily targeting large hospitals, insurance companies ...

HIPAA Fines Continue; New Focus On Signed Business Associate Agreements

Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services made headlines by issuing more than a dozen hefty fines to big companies that deal with Protected Health Information for noncompliance with HIPAA ...

The most boring topic. Ever.

Yes, today’s blog is about office phone systems. You have one. They are dull, necessary, and no one wants to deal with them. They need to be re-configured ...

Microsoft Releases Patch To Fix Major Malware Vulnerability

Microsoft is in the habit of releasing regular security updates and patches on the second Tuesday of each month. This month, though, in addition to the regular patch, the company’s massive user ...

A Number Of Linksys Routers Are Vulnerable To Attack

It’s not an overstatement to say that Linksys, to a large degree, powers the web. The company makes a broad range of routers that lie at the heart of everything from small ...

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