Cybersecurity

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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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 1-20-2020

Last week, smart home technology targeted by hackers, a phishing scam breaches health information, and the UK has a rough year for data security.  United States – Alomere Health  Exploit: Phishing attackAlomere Health: General medical and surgical hospital Risk to Small Business: 1.777 = Severe: Two employees fell for a phishing scam that gave

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 1-13-2020

Last week, a phishing scam penetrates a popular health care network, a nonprofit organization has its donor list compromised, and “password” remains a stubbornly popular password. United States – Sinai Health System  Exploit: Phishing scamSinai Health System: Chicago-based healthcare network Risk to Small Business: 1.555 = Severe: Two employees fell for a phishing scam

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 1-6-2020

Last week, ransomware brings bad news for employees, security doorbell users endure a serious privacy breach, and too many companies are giving in to criminals’ demands. United States – The Heritage Company  Exploit: RansomwareThe Heritage Company: Telemarketing firm Risk to Small Business: 2.333 = Severe: A ransomware attack forced The Heritage Company to temporarily

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Pay Attention to These Digital Security Trends in 2020

We’re waving goodbye to 2019, saying hello to 2020, and preparing for a new decade full of new things over here at Kobargo! But, before we officially say sayonara to the past year, we thought we’d do our annual digital security trends predictions. Here are just a few of the

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 12-30-2019

Last week, online stores can’t protect their customers, phishing attack impacts personal health data, and CCPA prepares to go into effect. United States – Rooster Teeth Productions Exploit: Malware attackRooster Teeth Productions: Entertainment production company Risk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: Hackers injected malware into the company’s online store that siphoned off customers’

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 12-23-2019

Last week, hackers gain front door access to company IT infrastructure, ransomware cripples social services, and lax employee password security continues to present a severe financial risk. United States – Academy Sports + Outdoors  Exploit: Credential stuffing attackAcademy Sports + Outdoors: Sporting goods retailer Risk to Small Business: : Hackers used previously stolen,

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Holiday Greetings From Your Friends at Kobargo

We’ve had another amazing year here at Kobargo Technology Partners and we want to share the joy. You helped us all live up to our guiding principles once again in 2019, so thank you! This year we were able to: Focus our contributions toward a greater good Help our peers

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 12-16-2019

Last week, phishing scams compromise patient data, a music service gets notified by the media of their hacked database, and more than half of organizations acknowledge that they are not ready for a cyberattack.  United States – McLaren Health Plan  Exploit: Phishing scamMcLaren Health Plan: Health maintenance organization Risk to Small Business: 1.666

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 12-09-2019

Last week, ransomware costs companies on multiple fronts, phishing scams have extensive data security consequences, and companies fail to adequately evaluate their third-party data sharing standards. United States – DeBella’s Subs Exploit: Malware attackDeBella’s Subs: Rochester-based restaurant chain Risk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: Credential stealing malware was discovered in the restaurant chain’s

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