Twitter Speculates on How Thousands of High Profile Accounts were Hacked

Posted by - August 04, 2020

Photo Credit by ZDNET 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,… Read more »

OptfinITy Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501

Posted by - July 30, 2020

  OptfinITy Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers Annual MSP 501 Identifies Best-in-Class Global MSP Businesses & Leading Trends in Managed Services JULY 28, 2020: OptfinITy has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. For the 13th year… Read more »

Malware in China Found inside Software that Businesses are Required to Install

Posted by - July 17, 2020

Photo credit: Spiderlab   Three weeks ago, security researchers detected and exposed a piece of malware lurking inside of tax software that the Chinese government requires companies to install. The evidence gathered reveals that the spy campaign showed that a separate piece of malware released equally sophisticated ways to infect the taxpayers in China. GoldenHelper,… Read more »

How One Security Flaw Can Cost Your Business 150,000 Dollars

Posted by - June 18, 2020

Photo Credit: TechSpot A small Kentucky business recently found themselves to be victims of a ransomware attack, resulting in their having to pay $150,000 to regain control of their data.  The company, which is only made up of 8 computers, simultaneously received messages on their screens saying that the hacker group had control of their… Read more »

Google and Apple Officially Launch Their Covid-19 Tracking App

Posted by - May 29, 2020

AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File Google and Apple have announced that the coronavirus tracking tools they were developing have officially launched. They have also announced that 22 countries, including the US, have requested to receive access to its exposure collaboration. The coronavirus has already infected more than 5 million people globallyand governments are desperate to enquire… Read more »

FBI Warns Businesses of Another Alarming COVID-19 Risk

Posted by - April 21, 2020

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images   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… Read more »

Cyber-attacks Against Hospitals During Covid19 May Lead To Deaths

Posted by - April 10, 2020

Getty Images 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… Read more »

Websites NOT to Open When Looking for CoronaVirus Updates

Posted by - March 19, 2020

Photo by PIERO CRUCIATTI/AFP via Getty Images 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… Read more »