Social Engineers hack Disney Plus days after it starts streaming.

How long does it take to get an account attacked in new streaming service? It seems the answer would be only a few hours after launch. In reviewing news over the weekend ZDNet published a story about the latest hacks. With almost 10 Million users in a few hours or so it is no wonder […]

Year-end nears time to review current AntiVirus solutions.

A few things to remember because it is EOY fake ads to renew your antivirus will be popping up on web sites, in your email, and in areas, I can’t even think of. Beware do not falsely buy antivirus you do not need or worse download a software package that is just malware in a […]

New Locky  Strain Evades Machine Learning Security Software

…“That’s why even machine learning is not sufficient in making these kind of detections,” he continued. “Complex solutions are needed to run the script dynamically, download actual payload, and perform malware analysis to conclude that it is phishing.”…

WanaCry and Microsoft EOL what versions are affected?

WanaCryptor Virus WanaCry appeared this past weekend 5/12/2017. In early news reports Microsoft reports that the virus used an exploit found in XP. They even put out a message shaming companies for using old versions of the software.  Yet If you look on Microsoft’s website for End Of Life you will see that extended life […]

Font Wasn’t Found Google Chrome Malware Scam

It’s a Trap! Scammers and hackers are targeting Google Chrome users …

Careless Licking Gets A Nasty Ransomware Phishing Infection: 1,000+ Machines Down

More than 1,000 government computer systems shut down.

Have you thought about  the actual cost to a business of a data breach?

Data Breach The costs visible and hidden Beyond the financial costs many business suffer their reputation. Check out this story by Guy Clapperton from the Naked Security.  It may be eye-opening or even jaw dropping. Cisco has released the 10th of its annual cybersecurity reports, leading some publications to scream that security breaches can cost […]

Active Phishing using fake secure PDF document

Locked PDF…

Russia Hacking America started with Phishing Attacks

Russia hacks and the government waits till now to do something. USA knew about the attacks early but apparently did nothing until the election was over. I do not support interference from outsiders to our political process, but if the government knew it was happening maybe they should have tried to bring the American people […]

Hyperlinks beware – lead you right to virus purgatory

…”Malware/Ransomware Purgatory”…

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