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Atlanta Cyber-Attack: The Scoop on Preventing a Ransomware Attack

Atlanta Cyber-Attack: The Scoop on Preventing a Ransomware Attack

It doesn’t matter who you are or what type of business you own, nobody is immune to a cybersecurity breach. Thursday, March 22nd, the City of Atlanta discovered this for themselves when they experienced a ransomware attack that has been wreaking havoc on the city. Some departments remained unaffected, while others have yet to receive the […]

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Chipping Away at Your Device’s Security: Preventing the Meltdown and Spectre Chip Flaws

Chipping Away at Your Device’s Security: Preventing the Meltdown and Spectre Chip Flaws

Whether you’re a business owner or an individual, chances are you use a smartphone, laptop or desktop, which means you are at risk for having sensitive information compromised. Cybersecurity experts have revealed that the large majority of smartphones and computers contain a flawed chip that gives hackers the potential to access sensitive information stored on […]

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Keeping Your Company Cyber-Secure: Learning from Whole Foods’ Mistakes

Keeping Your Company Cyber-Secure: Learning from Whole Foods’ Mistakes

These days it seems like every other week there is a massive cyber security breach. Between InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Arby’s, Chipotle, Gmail, Kmart and Equifax, 2017 has been full of cyber-attacks. As of September 28th, another big-named company, Whole Foods was added to the list of security breach victims. One thing we can learn from […]

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Responding to the Equifax Data Breach and How to Prevent Similar Attacks

Responding to the Equifax Data Breach and How to Prevent Similar Attacks

There has been no shortage of cybersecurity breaches and attacks in recent years, however when a cyber breach as large as the Equifax data breach takes place, it certainly makes you wonder, “How does that happen and how can I prevent it from happening to my company?” While data breaches and cybersecurity attacks are increasing at […]

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Malware Madness – Chipotle Responds to Massive Malware Attack

Malware Madness – Chipotle Responds to Massive Malware Attack

It seems that every week there is a new cybersecurity breach. Chipotle Mexican Grill has recently came forward stating that they have been a victim of a massive malware attack, which has resulted in customer payment information being stolen.                                                Chipotle Hack – The Facts After working diligently the past two years to repair their […]

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SEC Issues Cybersecurity Alert After WannaCry Spreads Worldwide

SEC Issues Cybersecurity Alert After WannaCry Spreads Worldwide

Due to the worldwide ransomware attack, WannaCry, which began spreading to over 150 countries on May 12, 2017, the SEC issued a cybersecurity ransomware alert on May 17, 2017. According to the Risk Alert, hackers are using Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol, Windows Server Message Block version 1, phishing emails and malicious websites in order to […]

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Gmail Phishing Scam

Gmail Phishing Scam

A new, highly-effective phishing scam has been discovered by security researchers and it has continued to gain popularity among hackers over the past year. Due to the popularity of the scam, it has began to target other services aside from its original target, Gmail. The issue with this scam is that even highly experienced technical users […]

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