Creating a Good COVID-19 Security Plan

Creating a Good COVID-19 Security Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit just about every country and cybercriminals have taken full advantage of its crippling effects. The sheer volume of increased cyberattacks has exposed the vulnerability of individuals, businesses, and governments. Scam e-mails from what appear to be valid sources such as the World Health Organization or government health websites have opened up a dam of viruses and malware in a time when people should be focusing
Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

It should first be stated that misinformation and published propaganda isn’t new. In the past, those that wanted to spread what is now called “fake news” made use of the methods of the time: publications and radio. Laws in some countries made it difficult to extend false stories in the news media, but this completely changed with the advent of the internet and social media popularity. This form of propaganda
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How Secure is Blockchain?

If you have been hearing a lot about topics such as cryptocurrency and blockchain, you might have wondered what they are, what is the purpose, and whether or not blockchain is secure? As with anything that is digital, the answers are all in the design and encryption. In the case of blockchain, it was created as an alternative to standard finances with the goal of being “hack proof.” However, let
Latest Version of GandCrab Ransomware

Latest Version of GandCrab Ransomware

For anyone learning about cybercriminals, they must first recognise that these criminals are not only devious in their design of attack software, but always want to go for the “low hanging fruit.” In technology, the most vulnerable “fruit” continues to be legacy systems, and the latest version of GandGrab ransomware proves that they will continue to pursue this avenue because it brings the most success. Legacy systems are more difficult
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Malvertising: Accessing Your Data through Legitimate Advertising

Both consumers and businesses have long made the assumption that malware is delivered in a variety of ways, but most are through accessing low-level websites or opening email. As with any form of cyber hacking, the criminals have developed even more sophisticated methods and the most recent has been sending malware through legitimate advertising areas.  This process has opened the portal to unknowing consumers that are downloading everything from ransomware