Zoom May Be Replaced By This New Video-Conferencing Interface

Posted by - May 06, 2020

As millions of people begin to work from home, it is not surprising that the Zoom application received a spike in sales as the global world turned to it for videoconferencing – although a bumpy road. But is Zoom and other applications like it really good for us?   A design firm called Argodesign has different… Read more »

Americans Have So Far Lost US$13 Million From Coronavirus Scams

Posted by - May 01, 2020

  As scams related to COVID-19 begin to rise, more and more businesses are finding themselves amidst a phishing scam. The United States Federal Trade Commission has reported that more than 17,000 complaints from US consumers have disclosed a total loss of US$13 million from COVID-19 scams, this is not to mention the many other… Read more »

FBI Warns Businesses of Another Alarming COVID-19 Risk

Posted by - April 21, 2020

The FBI issued a warning this week stating that trusted employees in several organizations are committing fraud and taking advantage of this pandemic by falsely claiming they have been tested positive for COVID19. The FBI has informed companies that it has received multiple reports of employees who are using fake doctor’s notes and other documents… Read more »

Cyber-attacks Against Hospitals During Covid19 May Lead To Deaths

Posted by - April 10, 2020

The International Criminal Police Organization has announced that it has detected an increase in cyber-attacks against hospitals around the world that are connected to the COVID-19 response. Attacks that could “directly lead to deaths.” As hospitals battle and save the lives of COVID-19 patients while also attempting to keep staff safe, it has been confirmed that… Read more »

Zoom App Under Fire For Privacy Concerns

Posted by - April 06, 2020

As massive amounts of people begin working from home during the COVID-19 crises, Zoom videoconference, along with many other video-conferencing applications, has been booming. What people may not be aware of, however, is that  Zoom users might need to be concerned about the app’s privacy and security.  Some of the concerns with the application include… Read more »

What Is The KrØØk Flaw, and Why Should You Be Worried About It?

Posted by - March 30, 2020

  As you have seen in our previous postings, a cybercriminal will attempt to use any type of flaw which exists.  One of the more recent ones is the KrØØk vulnerability, also known as CVE-2019-15126.  This vulnerability can be found in a specific Cypress and Broadcom Wi-Fi chipset which can be found in millions of… Read more »

Websites NOT to Open When Looking for CoronaVirus Updates

Posted by - March 19, 2020

The Coronavirus panic has spread nation-wide and it did not take cyber criminals long to attempt to cash in on it. A report released on Thursday has stated that certain websites claiming to introduce news of the virus, are malicious websites and are sending out mass scams and emails attempting to monetize from this pandemic…. Read more »

Things to Consider when Teleworking

Posted by - March 13, 2020

With the recent declaration by WHO (World Health Organization) we are now dealing with a pandemic, and it is important to consider the following items when preparing for teleworking: • Making sure the employee has the proper direct communication tools (cell phone, work phone or app to access the phone system) • Making sure the… Read more »

This Advanced Android Malware is Stealing Google Authenticator Codes

Posted by - March 09, 2020

Security researchers are now warning Android phone users about a malware strain that can withdraw and obtain one-time passcodes by extracting it from the Google Authenticator app. The Google Authenticator app is a two-factor authentication security layer that creates a 6 to 8 digits long code to enter on various online accounts. The Android malware,… Read more »