Phishing Gifts

Holiday shopping! Many of us shop online for holiday gifts, this is especially so this year due to COVID-19. Cyber criminals know that much of the world is operating online this year and have already begun to increase the rate of their attacks. As described in the article by ThreatPost: Smishing scams alone have skyrocketed from merely 2% to a whopping 13% in 2020 alone! That is only a single form of phishing!This is all the more reason to be on high alert during the holiday season as... more

Mar 23

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Abacadabra Passwords
As we have migrated much of our lives into the digital realm over the past decade, please remember t

Mar 23

Virtual "Private" Network

Many of us have used VPN's before, right? At some point, we've seen so many privacy breaches on the open internet and decided to get the 100% secure virtual private network...but are they really secure? Conducting adequate research into a prospective VPN service is necessary to decide if it is the right one for you, because, unfortunately, not all VPNs are created equal.In this case, Fortinet, a fairly well utilized VPN service with a large user database, was hacked and over 200,000... more

Mar 22

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Pop Quiz
"Answer the questions truthfully and send it to 5 of your closest friends!" We've all

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Who's spotting for Spotify?

Most of us listen to music on a daily basis, speaking for myself as well as many others, I use Spotify as a music platform. Unfortunately, due to a large scale credential attack, many user's emails, passwords, and possibly even credit cards or bank account information. The full attack is detailed in the article by Cyber Security News, although there is not a list of compromised accounts, if you notice your password was changed, new playlists, or strange users attached to your accounts,... more

Mar 19

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Social engineering, I talk about this a lot, but it's worth the reiteration. Hacking into a net

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