Credit Freeze | What to Expect – My Personal Experience

Greg Edwards

There are three credit bureaus to contact to freeze your credit.  Freezing your credit is the simplest way to prevent or severely minimize the effects of identity theft.  If the cybercriminal cannot…

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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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Sorebrect - The Fileless, Code Injecting Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

A new ransomware family has recently been discovered that incorporates a combination of fileless attack and code-injection. Dubbed Sorebrect, the fileless ransomware is targeting enterprises, instead…

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Microsoft & Co Release June Security Updates

Jordan Kadlec

Over the last two weeks, Microsoft, Adobe, Mozilla, Google, and VMWare all released major security updates to their systems. Installing these updates, or ‘patches’ can be a key ingredient to your…

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Bitcoins Are Worth How Much?!

Jordan Kadlec

A lot of people are looking for that next big investment that will make them millions. Well, a headline about Bitcoins caught my attention the other day: If You Invested $100 in Bitcoin in 2010,…

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WannaCry Takeaways

Jordan Kadlec

WannaCry ransomware took the cybersecurity scene by storm last Friday (May 12th), becoming the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. Now that it is nearly a week later, we want to provide some…

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WannaCry- Fastest Spreading Ransomware Ever

Jordan Kadlec

Cyber criminals are using an exploit kit to distribute the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. The ransomware being distributed is WannaCry 2.0 but is also referenced to as WannaCrypt0r, Wanna…

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Security Breach Notification Laws

Jordan Kadlec

As of now, 48 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have implemented legislation that requires private or government entities to notify individuals if they have…

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Fileless Malware Demystified

Jordan Kadlec

In a recent webinar hosted by WatchPoint, CEO Greg Edwards and Chief Hacking Officer Nathan Studebaker explained fileless malware. Fileless malware is a tactic that we have seen professional hackers…

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Google Docs Phishing Scheme

Jordan Kadlec

A Google Docs phishing scheme is taking the internet by storm this week. A client of ours received an email from one of their colleagues similar to the screenshot below.

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