Cyber Security

How to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

Before you start your holiday shopping, beware of the many tricks and scams that are currently out there, phishing information from online shoppers. Most recently, a legitimate looking email has been circulating to both  Amazon Prime and non-Prime members that reads; “Your Amazon.com order cannot be shipped.” In the subject line.   The email states

Read More...

Cyber Security, Identity Theft

WPA2 Flaw How to Prevent Identity Theft

A recent flaw has been discovered that could allow cyber criminals to view and steal your information through Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 or more commonly referred to as WPA2. In layman’s terms, if you have a wireless device, a cybercriminal can trick you into reinstalling an already-in-use key. From there they can manipulate, eavesdrop or

Read More...

Cyber Security, Identity Theft, TOOLS & TRENDS

Smart Home Security Tips

Smart Home technology is a growing trend throughout various consumer markets. Homeowners are making the transition to “Smart Living,” installing the latest smart fridge, washer & dryer, garage opener, thermostat, even light bulbs and automatic floor cleaning devices like the Roomba. Understandably, we all live busy lives, which make these ease of access gadgets appealing

Read More...

Uncategorized

What is Sarahah And Why Does it Want Your Contacts

This recently launched app has quickly become one of the most popular applications to download on the iOS App Store and Google Play. Within no time, Sarahah’s popularity spread among teens in both the UK and US markets, quickly ranking among the top three free apps available on the two platforms. The recent surge in

Read More...

Cyber Security, Identity Theft

WannaCry Ransomware Copycat Bug

The WannaCry Ransomware bug may have been remedied thanks to White Hats and developers, but it is still wreaking havoc. In the aftermath of this latest ransomware epidemic, copycats are popping up which mimic many attributes of the WannaCry attack. The most recent copycat example of the Android ransomware, has capitalized on Wannacry’s popularity in order

Read More...

Cyber Security, TOOLS & TRENDS

WannaCry Ransomware A Global Attack

Ransomware has struck again, impacting major networks across the world. By Friday the bug known as WannaCry, a.k.a. Wcry locked an estimated 200,000 computers throughout 150 regions across the globe. Russia, the Ukraine and Taiwan were among the Countries hit especially hard. Notorious for supporting over 24 different languages to deliver ransome messages, this self-replicating

Read More...

Cyber Security, Legal

Ransomware The Growing Threat to Law firms & Small Business

Cyber criminals are turning ransomware scams into a lucrative extortion-for-profit business. Law firms are quickly becoming a leading target for these attacks, due to the wealth of information stored on their networks, without proper security measures to guard them. These digital extortionists are fetching a price for everything from address books to the highly sensitive

Read More...

Cyber Security

Smart Car Security Threat

When you hear the words “Smart Car” you may have once thought it meant a car with great mileage or affordable for all it offers. Nowadays, the term, Smart Car refers to an automobile with some form of cloud management device, such as a remote starter, Bluetooth compatibility or a car that is simply connected

Read More...