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Breach Blog: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Breach Blog: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

In 2018, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) — a federally-funded research and development center that manages multiple deep space missions for NASA — was breached by hackers using a cheap, build-it-yourself Raspberry Pi computer. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg....

Breach Blog: The Texas Ransomware Attack

Breach Blog: The Texas Ransomware Attack

Prep your systems, local governments. 2019 is the year of government-targeted ransomware. At least 22 Texas towns were recently hit by a malicious, coordinated ransomware attack – the first of its kind to hit the public sector. It’s unclear at this time how the attack...

Small Business, Big Target: Does My SMB Need Cybersecurity?

Small Business, Big Target: Does My SMB Need Cybersecurity?

Small and midsized business owners are obviously aware of the threat of cyber attacks. You read about them in newspapers or hear about them on news reports. Everyone knows about the attacks on big companies including Yahoo, eBay, Equifax, Target Stores, JP Morgan...

Hackers Exploiting an Open Door Policy at Equifax

Hackers Exploiting an Open Door Policy at Equifax

It’s currently unknown how long hackers were in Equifax’s systems before they were detected, or if the ones discovered were the only ones that took advantage of Equifax’s open door policy. What we do know is that they (and potentially others) possibly lived within the...

What the Hack is Going on with Equifax?

What the Hack is Going on with Equifax?

On the cyber frontier, more than 143 million Americans were just hit by a digital disaster, this one in the form of a successful hack against Equifax. Equifax is one of three credit reporting agencies, Experian and TransUnion being the others. They provide credit...