Easy Way To Stop Hackers: Restart Your Phone

Want a simple way to enhance your cybersecurity? Turn your smartphone on and off again. When it come to security, we tend to think that the more complicated products and services yield better results. In this case, it might be beneficial to prevent cyber attacks by restarting your phone on a weekly basis. Just like […]

iPhone Not As Secure As You Think, According To Researchers

Apple’s cybersecurity may be lacking when it comes to its smartphone applications. A new report from media outlets and Amnesty International suggests that iMessage security is easily thwarted by hackers. The tech giant has a reputation of catering to user privacy and security more so than other companies. Reasons for this positive association include a […]

Sizable Amount of PS4’s Used For Risky Crypto Mining Scheme

PlayStation 4 consoles were seized in Ukraine after an underground cryptocurrency operation was discovered last week. For those not in the know, cryptocurrency is a payment system that uses blockchain technology as an exchange system online for products or services. Real currency is exchanged for cryptocurrencies, which can act as tokens, in order to pay […]

Kaseya Was Warned of Cyber Vulnerability in April, Now Victim of Breach

Kaseya VSA was used as a means to spread ransomware after a known issue was taken advantage of by cybercriminals. The data breach occurred last week and due to the shutdown of Kaseya Cloud and on-premise servers, many companies worldwide were affected by this ransomware attack. The tech firm was privately notified by The Dutch […]

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Cyber Insurance: Free Yourself From Liability

No matter how many preventative measures you have in place, there’s always a risk of cyber attacks or data breaches. Whether you already have a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) or not, it’s always a smart business decision to consider adding cyber insurance to your cybersecurity protocol. If you’re in the medical field, the need […]

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Ransomware Attack Hits Fertility Clinic, Important Customer Data Stolen

A well-known pioneer in in-vitro fertilization (IVF), My Egg Bank North America, along with Reproductive Biology Associates (RBA) have disclosed a data breach as of Friday. The type of breach was determined to be a ransomware attack. In general, a ransomware infection occurs when malware gets into your device and locks it. From there, a […]

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Wegman’s May Have Leaked Your Data. That’s Not Good.

One of the most popular grocery store chains in the northeastern United States has alerted customers that their information may have been vulnerable to hackers or other outside entities. Wegmans locations stretch from New York and Massachusetts, all the way down to North Carolina. The market chain is known for its wide range of food […]

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More VPNs Are Vulnerable: Cyber Attacks Increase By Almost 2000%

With more companies embracing work-from-home or hybrid work environments, there’s been an increase in attacks targeting virtual private networks (VPN). Cybersecurity is becoming an important point of discussion for everyone in today’s climate. Employees need to ensure their individual safety while businesses ensure the safety of the group. Not to mention government agencies, who oversee […]

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Privacy Concerns As Amazon Sidewalk Shares Your Internet With Strangers

If you have any Echo devices or Ring smart home cameras, you’ll want to keep reading. On Tuesday, Amazon released Amazon Sidewalk, a shared network that benefits other Sidewalk-enabled devices. It works by pooling small amounts of internet bandwidth from connected devices (called Sidewalk Bridges) in the neighborhood. The goal of the program is to […]

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$48 Million Lost to Apple Store Scams, Fleeceware On The Rise

According to The Washington Post, nearly 2% of the top grossing apps on the App Store are fraudulent. Market research firm Appfigures suggests almost $50 million has been cheated out of the hands of consumers. Due to the way the app store functions, The Washington Post states that Apple likely retained a 30% cut of […]