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Category: Security

Email Phishing Attacks – Part Duex

As we posted last March, email phishing attacks continue at record levels. Those who seek to commit fraud keep getting more innovative in their efforts. Many people have become savvy enough to recognize the common tell-tale signs. Whether it’s a tragedy or a fake IRS

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Urgent Windows 7 Patch

Microsoft Release Urgent Security Patch Unpatched Windows 7 Systems Exposed to WannaCry Style Worm As part of its May 14 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released an urgent security fix for several older versions of Windows. For users still running Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Server

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Barracuda Email Spoof

What the Barracuda Email Spoof Means for Your Business Elaborate Scheme to Steal O365 User Credentials The email spoof remains one of the favorite tools used by cyber-criminals to phish information. A recently uncovered scheme moved the bar up in terms of sophistication. As if

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Latest Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Data Breach Exposes User Data 540 Million Facebook Users Impacted User ID’s, Friends Lists and Photos Among the Data Exposed Two separate databases that stored Facebook user profile details on unsecured Amazon AWS cloud servers were discovered this week by cybersecurity research firm Upguard.

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Business Email Compromise Tops $12B

Internet Crime Complaint Center Releases Business Alert Report cites 136% increase in lost business assets On Friday the 13th, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released a Public Service Announcement. The announcement warns of the risks businesses face from Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Email

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7 Ways to Improve Your Home Network Security

The FBI has revised its recommendations for home network security. The guidelines focus on protecting personal devices connected to the Internet. The information also applies to protecting your devices while traveling. It also provides best practices for your small business office network. More devices are

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Gmail Google Docs Attack

[twitter_follow screen_name=”ntelogic” show_count=”false”] Gmail Fake Google Docs Attack Spreading Rapidly More Than Just Your Gmail Account Potentially At Risk Gmail Users Encouraged To Take Immediate Action   A phishing attack that uses a fake Google Docs invitation is sweeping the Internet. The scam uses a

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Word Zero-Day Exploit

[twitter_follow screen_name=”ntelogic” show_count=”false”] Beware of opening Microsoft Word Attachments Newly Discovered Exploit Puts Word Users At Risk Microsoft Rushing to Issue Security Patch Over the weekend, Internet security experts discovered a vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Word that can be used to silently install

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