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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Protect Your VPN With MFA With These 5 Tips

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are a tried and true method for providing remote access to internal applications. Essentially, they create a private, encrypted tunnel for an off-site user to connect to applications in a corporate data center. But VPNs aren’t a silver bullet – organizations that provide users with just

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 12-02-2019

Last week, compromised email accounts expose IT infrastructure, a Disney+ data breach exposed credentials to the Dark Web, and cybersecurity incidents are expected to rise this Holiday season. United States – Select Health Network Exploit: Unauthorized email account accessSelect Health Network: Indiana-based collection of healthcare providers Risk to Small Business: 1.444 = Extreme: An

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Data Breach, Cyber Alert Monday 11-25-2019

Last week, ransomware erodes profitability, healthcare providers struggle to protect PII, and data breaches officially reach an all-time high. United States – SmartASP.NET Exploit: Ransomware attackSmartASP.NET: Web hosting platform Risk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: Hackers encrypted the web hosting platform’s data, crippling both its IT infrastructure and customer data. After the

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Merry Cyber Threat‘ness

Cybercriminals don’t take a holiday. In fact, the coming holidays are the busy season for hackers to wreak digital mischief. Black Friday and shopping online go hand in hand during today’s mostly online purchasing behaviors. Whether it’s Black Friday or Cyber Monday, many malicious threats can take advantage of your

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