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

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Cyber Security, Identity Theft, TOOLS & TRENDS

Medical Identity Theft

The rising crime of Medical Identity Theft Medical Identity Theft is a growing trend among cyber criminals that is quickly becoming the biggest target among identity thieves. Whether there was a lack of use of data encryption technology, insider breaches or unauthorized access and hacking of health care provider technology, the theft of medical information

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Corporate Investigation, TOOLS & TRENDS

Insurance Fraud Investigation

Insurance Fraud investigation isn’t exclusive to the industry. What the average person may not realize, is that a good majority of fraudulent insurance claims, implicate a second party. These fraudulent claims can cost the victim an increase in premiums, legal fees and expensive payouts. Private citizens and businesses alike can benefit from hiring a private

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Corporate Investigation, Legal

Wire Tapping Surveillance

Thanks to Hollywood and TV Dramas like CSI, the average citizen might imagine a private investigator has the right to legally bug and wiretap anyone’s office or home. However, that is an incorrect and morally wrong picture of a reputable investigator. The laws in each State and Country, for what accounts for legitimate electronic surveillance,

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Legal, TOOLS & TRENDS

Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), allows individuals to access public records within the various governmental agencies and departments on Federal, State and local levels. The Freedom of Information Act is intended to provide a sense of transparency between the public and governing entities. However, the Freedom of Information Act has also become a vital

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Legal, TOOLS & TRENDS

The Relationship between Lawyer & Private Investigator

Forming a solid bond and a respectable reputation is essential to the Lawyer/Private Investigator relationship. Both parties benefit from a collaborative relationship, which is why it so important to find the right fit. Whether it be similar areas of expertise, ethics or business practices, the relationship between a Lawyer and a Private Investigator is just

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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

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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

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