No One is Safe from a Ransomware Attack

Small Businesses Need to Worry about Ransomware attacks Many small businesses think they’re safe from ransomware attacks because of their size. In fact, 50 to 70 percent of ransomware attacks are targeted towards small and medium businesses. Because many small businesses think they’re safe, they aren’t protected. Most business insurance doesn’t cover cyber attacks, meaning…

Why You Should Invest in Ransomware Protection

Ransomware attacks are happening more and more frequently each year. In 2020, the total cost of ransomware attacks to victims was about $20 billion. During the pandemic, users working from home became easy targets. Cybercriminals are attacking a variety of industries in order to steal client data. Many companies are not prepared for ransomware attacks,…

Apple’s iMessage Security Issue

According to the social media experts, Apple’s iPhone isn’t as secure as it seems. Amnesty International reported that hackers can target iPhone users remotely and duplicate their information. These hackers use a tool called Pegasus that was created by NSO Group to achieve these tasks. Through the use of Pegasus, the perpetrators can corrupt phones…

A couple vulnerabilities for Windows and Linux users

A couple vulnerabilities for Windows and Linux users While the Operating Systems for Windows and Linux are continuing to send out updates to keep them secure, there are two new vulnerabilities discovered. The first vulnerability allows the perpetrator to enter OS resources that are not administration level status that the privileges are low where the…

Data Exfiltration becoming Data Extortion

  Nowadays, ransomware has been getting more aggressive in gathering the client’s data information. Cybercriminals have transitioned from encrypting and exfiltrating data to exfiltrating and extortion. Meaning that if the cybercriminal does not get paid within a certain amount of days, then the information that was gathered will be sold to another person interested. To…