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We All Just Saw the Largest Cyberattack Ever - Here’s What You Should Know

We All Just Saw the Largest Cyberattack Ever – Here’s What You Should Know

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 30, 2020
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Based on how the rest of the year has gone, it should come as no surprise that 2020 has come to an end with the news that the United States was targeted in the largest cyberespionage attack ever. Let’s go into what this attack signifies, and what we should all take away from it. (more…)

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Dangerous Zero-Day Threats in Chrome Patched by Google

Dangerous Zero-Day Threats in Chrome Patched by Google

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 7, 2020
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We’re always talking about the importance of keeping your software up to date. It is the very best way to avoid the vulnerabilities that can cause data breaches. When the Department of Homeland Security tells organizations to patch their software, however, it is urgent. This is exactly what has happened recently regarding the world’s most utilized Internet browser, Google Chrome....

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Alert: Update Windows Netlogon Remote Protocol Now, says Homeland Security

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • September 21, 2020
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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released an emergency directive concerning a critical exploit known as Zerologon, that affects servers running Windows Server operating systems that needs to get patched as soon as possible. What’s the Exploit and Who Does It Affect? The vulnerability in the CISA’s emergency directive affects all supported Windows Server operating systems. It’s been...

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Coronavirus: A Threat to Your Staff, Cyberthreat to Your Operations

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has been a major global health concern over the past couple of months. At this point, it is clear that this disease could have serious impacts on the workplace. We wanted to provide a brief rundown of good workplace and network health practices, as well as a few pointers on how you can handle health-based employee absences....

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Hack of Capital One Exposes Information on 100,000 Customers

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • July 6, 2020
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Capital One is one of the largest credit card issuers in the world. On July 29th 2019, Capital One made an announcement, confirming it is the victim of one of the largest data breaches in financial sector history, as a former software engineer for Amazon has been indicted on charges related to the hacking. Here’s what we know: Capital One...

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ALERT: Over a Million Asus Laptops Could Have Been Hacked

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • July 5, 2020
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If you own an Asus laptop, there is a chance that a recent update could have installed malware, and we are urging anyone who has an Asus device reach out to us to have it looked at. Numbers are still coming in as far as how widespread this issue is. As of Monday, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said potentially thousands...

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Faxploit: Hundreds of Printers Putting Businesses at Risk of Malware

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • July 3, 2020
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Printers, along with every other piece of equipment that is on your network, require careful configuration and regular upkeep to ensure that they aren’t putting your data and users at risk. Security researchers recently discovered two massive vulnerabilities in HP Officejet All-in-One printers that make it incredibly easy for hackers to spread malware and gain access to a company’s network....

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How to Ensure Your Business is Hurricane-Ready

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • July 3, 2020
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As headlines shout about Hurricane Florence approaching the East Coast later this week, with Helene and Isaac also stirring in the Atlantic Ocean, it seems as good a time as any to discuss preparing your business for hurricane season; and, really any adverse weather effects that could negatively influence your business. Preparing your business for events like these is key...

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There’s a New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Threat in Town

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • July 2, 2020
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Have you ever heard the phrase zero-day threat? Basically, they are the scariest threats out there, because they are unaddressed and unresolved by the software developer, all while being actively exploited in the wild. This effectively gives the developer zero days to address the issue before it becomes a problem. Today, one of the most dangerous threats of the zero-day...

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ALERT: Change Your Twitter Password, Says Twitter

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • July 2, 2020
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Twitter is recommending that all 336 million users change their passwords as soon as possible due to the discovery of an internal security flaw. While the issue has been fixed and no data breach seems to have taken place, Twitter is clearly taking this situation seriously. On Thursday, May 3, it came to light that there was an internal log...

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