Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 3-16-2020 Coronavirus Scam

Last week, ransomware puts contracts at risk, big security errors lead to big fines, and the rise of Coronavirus-related phishing scams. United States – Visser Precision Exploit: Ransomware.Visser Precision: Parts manufacturer for space and defense contractors. Risk to Small Business: 2.111 = Severe: Visser Precision was infected with data exfiltrating

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 3-9-2020 Phishing

Last week, C-suite executives are compromised, failure to password protect customer data leads to breach, and phishing scam awareness begins to improve. United States – Slickwraps Exploit: Unprotected database. Slickwraps: Producer and distributor of hardware skins. Risk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: The company’s databases lacked basic protections that exposed customer data to

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 3-2-2020 Data Access

Last week, small businesses fail to prevent phishing attacks, online shoppers have their data access snatched, and a new study reveals the prominent role of human error in data breaches. United States – Idaho Central Credit Union Exploit: Unauthorized data accessIdaho Central Credit Union: Financial institution Risk to Small Business: 1.555 = Severe:

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Breach Protection Starts with 2-Factor Authentication

Protection Against Data Breaches with 2-Factor Authentication Have you been asked recently by a website or social media platform to verify your identity on an entirely separate device, before signing in? In a time where almost every device we own is hackable, and our privacy is compromised daily, two-factor authentication

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 2-21-2020

Last week, companies are slow to stop phishing attacks, ransomware disrupts productivity, and IBM’s latest threat analysis outlines trends for 2020.   United States – Altice USA  Exploit: Phishing AttackAltice USA: Cable and internet provider Risk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: A phishing attack tricked an employee into providing hackers with email credentials that

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 2-17-2020 – Ransomware

Last week, ransomware erodes productivity, a malware attack permanently destroys patient data, and a new study reveals the extent of data breaches in the UK.   United States – TV Eyes  Exploit: RansomwareTV Eyes: Media monitoring service Risk to Small Business: 2.222 = Severe: An unidentified ransomware strain has disabled the network’s core servers and

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 2-10-2020 – Malware

Last week, a phishing scam compromised an entire healthcare network, malware impacted productivity, and ransomware attacks become costlier than ever. United States – Tampa Bay Times  Exploit: RansomwareTampa Bay Times: Local news organization Risk to Small Business: 2.111 = Severe: Cybercriminals infected Hanna Andersson’s online store with payment skimming malware that collects customers’ personally

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 2-3-2020

Last week, malware compromises online stores, accidents lead to expensive data breaches, and phishing scams top the UK’s threat list.   United States – Hanna Andersson  Exploit: Malware attackHanna Andersson: Children’s clothing maker Risk to Small Business: 2.222 = Severe: Cybercriminals infected Hanna Andersson’s online store with payment skimming malware that collects customers’ personally identifiable

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 1-27-2020

Last week, phishing scams cost millions, oversights compromise customer data, and Magecart targets Australian brushfire donors.  United States – LimeLeads Exploit: Unsecured databaseLimeLeads: B2B lead generation service Risk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: LimeLeads failed to secure an internal server, allowing a prominent threat actor to acquire and subsequently sell the company’s data

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A History of Hacking

While our team is now extremely well-versed and full of experts in the field of cybersecurity, there once was a time where hacking was a new concept to, well…everyone! Before the knowledge that allows us to deliver a superior threat defense using industry-leading security partners and technologies was available, we

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