This month we are seeing something a little unusual in terms of malicious traffic- most of the time we see attacks originated in China or Russia however the activity we are seeing is originating primarily from the Philippines and some attacks from France. As a reminder, you should always use a very strong password (preferably
If you’re a thief, would you rather bust through the front door, or quietly slip in the back and be in and out quietly and stealthily? Many cyber adversaries prefer this approach to stay undetected and keep a low profile. While the recent WannaCry ransomware attack was highly publicized, another lesser known malware called Adylkuzz has been
I’d like to talk about something very important with regards to computer security, and really computing in general. Computers are indeed complex machines, with many layers of working components working in tandem to present you with a useful and useable experience. Each one of the aforementioned “components” is a potential attack vector for an attacker.
You’ve heard it before, but I’ll say it here again. The web, including your data, is under constant attack. Everywhere and all the time. Some of the attacks are automated and come from “robots,” while others are actual humans trying to break in. Failing to utilize two-factor authentication, whereever and whenever possible, will leave you exposed.
eBay has recently admitted that it was hit by a cyberattack which compromised user passwords (and non-financial data). The problem with these attacks is that many users have the same password for multiple sites. Meaning a smart hacker could deduce other account passwords with just one. The attack was first detected two weeks ago, but