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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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2017 Cybersecurity in Review

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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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Why You Should Change Your Passwords

Jordan Kadlec

Almost exactly a year after Yahoo announced they suffered the largest data breach to-date, officials corrected the estimated number of users affected in a statement released on October 3rd. The…

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Different Types of Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

As we near the end of the third quarter of 2017, let’s take a look back at the key points from the major cyber incidents that have occurred over the last nine months. Serial entrepreneur and CEO of…

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Equifax Suffers Massive Data Breach

Jordan Kadlec

Equifax, one of the largest providers of consumer credit reporting and other financial services in the United States, suffered a massive data breach where attackers made off with highly sensitive…

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Petya Ransomware - WannaCry's Successor is Here!

Jordan Kadlec

A major cyber-attack is spreading across Europe today (June 27th), shutting down several firms across the continent. The ransomware appears to be a new strain of Petya, which is inspired by the…

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