Cyber Attack

How the Avast Hack Could Have Been Prevented

With the right safeguards and technologies in place, many hacks are preventable. A great example of this is the recent hack on Avast. According to ZDNet, a security breach impacted Avast’s internal network. It’s believed the purpose of the attack … Read More

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Using MSPs as an Attack Vector Ransomware Disrupts Multiple Organizations

Ransomware doesn’t always strike one place at a time. A recent ransomware attack shows it can strike multiple places simultaneously by targeting managed service providers (MSPs). These are organizations that small to medium businesses outsource IT needs to. This creates … Read More

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How to Prevent Ransomware from Affecting Businesses

A recent ransomware attack on Baltimore has affected city infrastructure such as hospitals, airports, and ATMs according to the Baltimore Sun. Yet the effects of ransomware are not limited to city infrastructure. Ransomware can affect everything from personal computers to … Read More

Recent Chinese Hardware Hack Emphasizes Network Segmentation’s Importance

With most of the world’s hardware manufactured in China, it was perhaps a matter of time before Chinese hackers exploited hardware to spy on government organizations. According to Bloomberg, this week marked the announcement of a hardware vulnerability implanted by … Read More