Advanced Persistent Threats and Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and ransomware have been the most dreaded types of malware over the last couple of years. While there are clear and distinct differences between APTs and ransomware,…

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February Ransomware in Review

Jordan Kadlec

Although February was a short month, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of new ransomware variants. While there were several variants that will probably never make it into circulation, there was some…

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Zero-Day Attack Examples

Jordan Kadlec

Stuxnet is known as the world’s first cyber weapon.  Stuxnet was used to break Iran’s uranium enrichment centrifuges when it was feared they were producing chemical weapons. While there’s no proof as…

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BEWARE: You Can be Sued for Cybersecurity Negligence

Jordan Kadlec

In this day and age, it seems like you can sue or be sued for almost anything. Now, a company is being sued for cybersecurity negligence. That’s right; you can be sued for not having proper…

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PlayStation and Xbox Users Hacked

Jordan Kadlec

The personal details of over 2.5 million PlayStation and Xbox users has been hacked on PSP ISO and Xbox ISO forums. These forums aren’t directly linked to the distributors of the gaming counsels…

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Cyber Ransom v. Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

By now, we have all heard about ransomware as it has taken over the cybersecurity scene over the last couple of years. However, we want to make sure that everyone is clear about the difference…

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New Phishing Campaign Targeting Gmail Users

Jordan Kadlec

A new phishing campaign has been discovered this week that targets even the most tech-savvy Gmail users. By posing as someone you may know, cybercriminals are gathering personally identifiable…

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Russia Hack Report Quick Facts

Greg Edwards

On Friday, January 6, 2017, the U.S. Intelligence Community released a declassified document pointing direct blame on the Russian Government for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) hack, as well…

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U.S. Responds to DNC Data Breach

Jordan Kadlec

In June of 2016, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) was hacked by groups believed to be linked to Russian military-intelligence groups. Exactly six months later, the Obama administration,…

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