Cyber Alert Monday 6-22-2020 – Ransomware Risk

Last week, ransomware risk shuts down the production of cars and beer, phishing lands a professional haul, the risk of working remote, and your IT security plan! United States – ST Engineering  Exploit: ransomware riskST Engineering: aeronautics contractor  Risk to Small Business: 1.732 = Severe The San Antonio, Texas branch of defense, aeronautics, and

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-15-2020 – Oversights

Last week, glaring oversights lead to data disasters, ransomware puts governance out of action, and a new study shows the enormous cost of data breaches.  United States – Westech International Exploit: RansomwareWestech International: Nuclear maintenance subcontractor  Risk to Small Business: 1.510 = Severe Cybercriminals associated with the MAZE ransomware group exfiltrated company data

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-8-2020 – Malware attack

Last week, slow breach responses put customers at risk, a malware attack undermines the benefits of shopping online, and a new study reveals that frequently resetting passwords is essential even if they haven’t been directly compromised.   United States – Quidd Exploit: Unauthorized database access Quidd: Digital collectibles app  Risk to Small Business: 2.137 =

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-1-2020 – Database Access

Last week, accidental database access erodes brand reputation, ransomware disrupts operations, and insurers increase their scrutiny of cybersecurity policies. United States – Edison Mail   Exploit: Coding error Edison Mail: Email application   Risk to Small Business: 2.171 = Severe A coding error in Edison Mail’s popular iOS app allowed messages to be viewed

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Cyber Alert Monday 5-25-2020 – cybercriminal activity

Last week, ransomware disrupts remote work, accidental data sharing compromises customer data, and cybercriminal activity reaches an all-time high.   United States – Sparboe  Exploit: Ransomware Sparboe: Egg producer   Risk to Small Business: 2.351 = Severe Cybercriminals have targeted a vulnerable food supplier with ransomware that encrypted files and exfiltrated data. In addition

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How to Prevent a Medical Data Breach

Protecting Medical Data In today’s technological world, most industries are at risk of possible security breaches. With so much valuable personal data at risk, healthcare professionals agree precautions must be made for practices to protect themselves from a medical data breach.  It not only shields patient’s data, but it also

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Cyber Alert Monday 5-18-2020 – Cybercrime

Last week, the hits just keep coming for GoDaddy and the Toll Group and consumers are more ready than ever to walk away from companies that experience a data breach from cybercrime. United States – Management and Network Service, LLC.   Exploit: Phishing scamManagement and Network Services, LLC.: Managed care provider  Risk to

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Cyber Alert Monday 5-11-2020 – Remote Work

Last week, phishing scams compromise patient data, ransomware disrupts remote work, and employees struggle to deter cybersecurity threats while working from home.   United States – Ambry Genetics  Exploit: Phishing scam  Ambry Genetics: Genetic testing laboratory   Risk to Small Business: 1.373 = Extreme An employee failed to identify a phishing scam, interacting with

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Cyber Alert Monday 5-4-2020 – compromise

Last week, phishing scams continue to inundate healthcare providers, hackers compromise millions in children’s online game, and thousands of companies send employees home with compromised devices.      United States – Beaumont Health  Exploit: Phishing scam  Beaumont Health: Healthcare provider   Risk to Small Business: 1.537 = Severe A phishing scam gave hackers access to

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Cyber Alert Monday 4-27-2020 – cybercrime

Last week, compromised email accounts expose customer data, ransomware disrupts remote work, and the FBI releases a new warning about COVID-19 related healthcare cybercrime.    United States – AST LLC Exploit: Employee payroll breach AST LLC.: Cloud & digital transformation service provider   Risk to Small Business: 1.871 = Severe Using a previously compromised

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