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 »

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 »

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

Posted by - May 01, 2020

Photography credit: Seksan Monghonkhamsao VIA CNBC   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… Read more »

This Advanced Android Malware is Stealing Google Authenticator Codes

Posted by - March 09, 2020

Picture Credit – Getty Images   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… Read more »