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Researchers Say Office of Personnel Management Hack Leads to Ransomware

Monday, March 27th, 2017

In June, 2015, it was revealed by an anonymous source that the Office of Personnel Management was hacked. This office, which administers civil service, is believed to have been the […]

The Mind of the Misunderstood Cybercriminal

Friday, March 17th, 2017

There are a number of misconceptions about cybercrime and those who engage in it. To a cybercriminal, there is no target that is special unless they have a grudge or […]

Small Business a favorite Attack Vector

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Small businesses are hardly immune to attacks by hackers. The illusion of low attack risks comes from the publicity that only huge corporations get when they are breached, like Target, […]

Your Ransomware Response: Prepare for the Worst

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

A ransomware attack is when your computer gets locked down or your files become inaccessible, and you are informed that in order to regain use of your computer or to […]

Ransomware as a Service: A new threat to businesses everywhere

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Cyber criminals have been attempting to extort money from individuals and companies for many years, and the latest attempt to take advantage of others is by using Ransomware as a […]

Sales Staff Targeted by Cyber Criminals

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Companies that cut corners by giving cybersecurity training only to their technical staff and the “big wigs” are throwing out the welcome mat to hackers. Cyber criminals know that the […]

Dept. of Homeland Security Computers Vulnerable

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

There’s a problem on the home front: security lapses in the computers of the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, says a report on townhall.com. These departments were recently […]

Opportunities in Government for Skilled Security Personnel

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

As recent data breaches have shown, cyber attacks are particularly threatening to government entities handling sensitive data like Social Security numbers. Unfortunately, state agencies struggle to hire cybersecurity professionals. The […]

Very Bad People for hire online

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

The Deep Web is not a nice place. Here, people can hire assassins, take ransomware payments, purchase U.S. citizenship without revealing their identity, among other things, says an article on […]

The Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Cybersecurity professionals are always in demand[i]. Threats to intellectual property and sensitive data constantly evolve with technology, which means a security professional’s job is never done. There’s always another security […]

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