GandCrab Ransomware Puts the Pinch on Europe

Chris Hartwig

Ransomware attacks continue to evolve in sophistication, and one of the latest variants is tearing through Europe with lightning speed. GandCrab ransomware has affected over 50,000 users in less than…

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W-2 Phishing Scheme Evolves as End of Tax Season Nears

Jordan Kadlec

Photo credit: Bank Info Security In early February, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an urgent alert to all employers who issue Form W-2 about a dangerous email phishing scheme. To-date, the…

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Cities Becoming Big Targets for Ransomware Attacks 

Jordan Kadlec

Photo courtesy of Computer Business Review  On Thursday, March 22nd, Atlanta, Georgia became the latest city to fall victim to ransomware attacks targeting city governments. Atlanta joins the likes…

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Annabelle Ransomware Creating Horror for Infected Computers

Jordan Kadlec

Picture credit: pulsetheworld.com A never before seen type of ransomware has been making headlines in the cybersecurity world this week. Named after the popular horror movie franchise, “Annabelle” it…

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Ransomware Distributed as Email from the IRS

Jordan Kadlec

Photo courtesy of BleepingComputer.  A new strain of ransomware is making tax season more stressful than it already is. Dubbed Rapid Ransomware, the malware is being spread via email attachments…

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SamSam Ransomware Continues Attacks on Vulnerable Hospitals and Health Systems

Chris Hartwig

 

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2017 Cybersecurity in Review

Jordan Kadlec

 

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Should I be worried about the WPA2 vulnerability 'Krack'?

Greg Edwards

  Yes, until your specific device is patched, you are vulnerable to attack.

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NIST 800-63b Password Guidelines Surprises

Chris Hartwig

  NIST released new guidelines for user password requirements that are significantly different than those you may be used to following. For anyone keeping up with identity management guidelines over…

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Cybersecurity Q&A with WatchPoint CEO, Greg Edwards

Jordan Kadlec

Cyberattacks, data breaches, malware, ransomware - these aren’t new to the headlines, yet the frequency of these incidents and the resultant focus on cybersecurity has dramatically increased.  Why…

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