FBI Warns Companies Still Using Windows 7 After End of Life

Posted by - August 11, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a private industry notification on Monday to partners in the US private sector about the dangers of continuing to use Windows 7 after the operating system reached its official end-of-life earlier this year. The notification mentions that cyber criminals are now targeting computer networks after an operating system achieves… Read more »

Twitter Speculates on How Thousands of High Profile Accounts were Hacked

Posted by - August 04, 2020

Twitter has finally released information on the hack it suffered earlier in July where high profile accounts were breached, and hijacked to post cryptocurrency scams. Victims of the attack, which was perpetrated by hackers with access to Twitter’s internal account management support tools, included Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, and Kanye… Read more »

Elexon’s Cyber-Attack Leaves Businesses Wondering If They are Safe

Posted by - May 28, 2020

  A UK power grid company has been rumored to have suffered a ransomware attack, although electricity supply for their customers did not seem to have been affected. Elexon administrates a crucial part of the power supply chain, known as the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC), which includes the country’s suppliers, generators, distributors, traders, and energy… 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 »

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 »

Scammers Are Using the CoronaVirus to Trick Their Victims

Posted by - March 03, 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak has been spreading national fear, and cyber-criminals have found a way to exploit that. Cyber attacks through emails have been circulating by attackers falsely impersonating a trusted establishment – the World Health Organization. Hackers have created their own email campaign that is feed on public fear. The campaign uses conspiracy and indicates… Read more »