Disney+ Accounts Hacked and on Sale For $1

Posted by - November 20, 2019

Disney’s new demand streaming service has been available for less than two weeks and  that is all it took before hackers were able to compromise the streaming service , selling hacked accounts for as little as $1. On November 12th, only hours after the service launched, Disney + users took to social media outraged that… Read more »

Smartphone Users Advised Not to Use Public USB Charging Stations

Posted by - November 18, 2019

Have you ever traveled before with a phone lower on power and tried one of those “free” USB charging stations?  According to a recent report, it turns out the convenient USB power charging stations found in airports and malls may come with a cost.  Officials are warning that  that travelers should be wary of using… Read more »

Is Your Organization’s IT Infrastructure Up-To-Par?

Posted by - September 30, 2019

Having a solid IT infrastructure is the absolute bare minimum if you want your organization to grow and prosper in the 21st century. With the technology age in full swing, organizations that don’t adapt and implement the latest technologies will be left in the dust. A recent entrepreneur.com article lists a few areas that business… Read more »

Vishing Scam Costs Large Energy Company $243,000

Posted by - September 25, 2019

Elaborate phishing scams are already a massive problem that continue to cost organizations thousands of dollars as a result of employees clicking on malicious links or sending money to someone claiming to be their boss. Thanks to technological advances in AI, there is a new threat to look out for, vishing (voice phishing), that allows… Read more »

How to Stay Malware-Free

Posted by - August 28, 2019

In the current technology age, every organization relies on a secure network to ensure efficient daily operations ranging from lead generation and sales to internal functions such as HR and accounting. That being said, if your network is infiltrated with malware, it isn’t just a problem for the IT department; it affects the entire organization… Read more »

Don’t be fooled by copycat Equifax Websites

Posted by - August 19, 2019

Predictably, there have been reports of fake Equifax settlement websites in the wake of Equifax announcing their settlement. In order to prevent having your data stolen or your computer infiltrated with malware, it would be wise to take the following precautions: Double-check the website address and the URL. The correct starting point recommended by the… Read more »

How to claim your Equifax Settlement

Posted by - August 12, 2019

If you were one of the 147 million people affected by the Equifax data breach that occurred back in 2017, now is the time to file your claim to receive compensation according to a recent CNET article. If you aren’t sure whether or not you were affected by the breach, you can go to the… Read more »

Don’t expose your organization via social media

Posted by - August 06, 2019

There are many precautions that you’ve probably already read about that employees can take to prevent putting their organization at risk of a breach. Precautions such as not clicking on phishing emails or suspicious links, or using weak passwords are frequent topics of discussion in the world of cybersecurity. One topic, however, that doesn’t appear… Read more »

Email hack exposed 25,000 patients’ data in attack on Adirondack Health

Posted by - July 30, 2019

Medical records arguably contain a person’s most personal information that they would not want to be made public under any circumstances. Unfortunately, hackers don’t limit themselves to targeting cities, cell phone companies, and banks; they are out for your medical data as well. According to a recent hipaasecurenow.com article, back in March of this year,… Read more »