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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

If you own an internet-connected device and like to surf the web, awareness of how you can protect yourself from cyber attacks should already be a paramount issue. However, if you have not been the victim of a hack or a phishing expedition, you may think that...
Phishing Explained: Don’t Get Hooked

Phishing Explained: Don’t Get Hooked

If you have an email account, it’s likely you’ve experienced a phishing attack. Simply put, a phishing attack is when a person with nefarious intent sends you an email that appears to be from a company or person you know. The text of the email often warns that there...
Malware, Ransomware, Virus… What’s the Difference?

Malware, Ransomware, Virus… What’s the Difference?

Like it or not, cyberspace is full of cybercrime. Hackers keep finding novel ways to take advantage of security flaws and breach organizations. Common weapons these cyber actors use include malware and viruses, and a widely-used technique for network infiltration is...
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...
Hackers Exploiting an Open Door Policy at 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...