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A New Malware Campaign Silently Injects Ads Into Search Results Pages

The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team recently reported on Adrozek, a relatively new widespread malware campaign that infects […]

Ransomware Gangs are Now Cold-Calling Victims

According to ZDNet, a new ransomware trend has emerged and is being utilized by gangs such as […]

The Cost of a Data Breach

With October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it is important to know how much a data breach can cost your organization if […]

Analyzing the COVID-19 Data Breach Landscape

It’s October which means that it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! This year, more than ever, all […]

Garmin Hit With Ransomware Attack

The smartwatch and wearable technology manufacturer Garmin was recently struck by a ransomware attack, encrypting […]

TikTok and Data Security: What are the Privacy Risks?

TikTok, a video-based social media application, has been quickly gaining popularity throughout the world, especially […]

Understanding and Preparing for the CMMC

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a new cybersecurity standard that will be utilized on all future Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitions to regulate […]

The SANS institute and NIST establish password expiration is no longer effective

The SysAdmin, Audit, Network and Security (SANS) institute and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made it clear that password expiration is a dying concept.  Password expiration had its time and place, but now its time for it to fade out of our security awareness practices. View the link below for more …

NIST has spoken! Death to overly complex and ever-expiring passwords!

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made it clear that highly complex passwords should no longer be the standard practice.  Organizations should begin instituting long passwords/passphrases without complicated complexity requirements. View the link below for more information regarding password complexity Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase

FBI warns of COVID-19 Email Phishing Against US Healthcare Providers

Following a global increase in malicious cyber activity exploiting fear derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, the FBI was notified of targeted email phishing attempts against US-based medical providers.  These phishing emails leveraged content relating to COVID-19 to mask and distribute malicious attachments to US healthcare providers.  The FBI recommends companies targeted by a phishing campaign …