October 25, 2019

Ransomware attack leaves Johannesburg without power

Some of Johannesburg has been left without power after South Africa's largest city and financial capital has been hit by a ransomware attack. Taken from a Tech Radar news article...
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October 1, 2019

U.S. and Australian Hospitals Targeted by New Ransomware Attacks

The Australian Associated Press reported that hospitals in the Australian state of Victoria were hit with a ransomware attack on Monday afternoon. Apparently patient data was not accessed but records,...
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September 11, 2019

Cybersecurity: 99% of email attacks rely on victims clicking links

Researchers warn that social engineering is the biggest factor in malicious hacking attempts. Taken from a ZDNet news article on 9/9/19:     "Nearly all successful email-based cyberattacks require the...
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August 19, 2019

Medical services company pays $3M fine due to data breach and HIPAA violations

Medical imaging company Touchstone Medical Imaging headquartered in Tennessee, agrees to $3M fine for data breach and HIPAA violations. Taken from the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)...
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August 15, 2019

Microsoft Patch Tuesday August 2019

Microsoft released its August 2019 software patch updates and there are two advisories to address a total of 94 vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems. 26 rated as critical. According...
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August 15, 2019

20-Year-Old Bug in Legacy Microsoft Code Plagues All Windows Users

  A newly found bug in an legacy Windows protocol can lead to real-world privilege-escalation attacks. According to a Threat Post article:   “The issue is with an obscure piece...
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August 12, 2019

Office gear like printers and phones may not look like computers, but they are vulnerable to hackers

Your office phone, the printer, the building control system — these may not sound like computers, but they can all be hacked, according to cybersecurity pros. According to a CNBC...
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