New Version of TeslaCrypt, Cisco Patches Five Vulnerabilities, Sony Confirms Two-Factor Authentication Coming to PlayStation and More in This Week's #TechTuesday.

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Apr 26, 2016
In this week's #TechTuesday: A new TeslaCrypt variant is being hidden in delivery tracker emails, Cisco patches five product vulnerabilities, researcher finds backdoor that accessed Facebook employee passwords, man arrested in data breach that exposed 55M Filipino voters, and Sony confirms two-factor authentication for PlayStation network. 

Tags: authentication, #techtuesday, data breach, malware, password, vulnerability

Windows Users Warned to Dump QuickTime, Hybrid Malware Targets 24 Financial Institutions, and More in this Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Apr 19, 2016
In this week's #TechTuesday: Windows users are warned to dump QuickTime, hybrid GozNym malware targets the customers of 24 financial institutions, Facebook scam delivers malware instead of a friend's video, an unsecure database leads to a potential healthcare data breach, and a new home security device that can create a sound fingerprint of your home.

Tags: IOT, healthcare, #techtuesday, financial services security, data breach, security, malware

Costa Rica Investigating Rigged Elections, Georgetown University Hit by Cyberattack and More in This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Costa Rica investigating rigged elections by political hacker, Adobe updates flash player patching active zero-day vulnerability, Georgetown University hit by cyberattack, NCT breach compromised info on 15,085 new and expectant parents, and Apple lockscreen flaw lays open contacts and photos.

Tags: #techtuesday, cyber attack, breach, security flaw

DIY Hacking Kits, Phishing Scams, and Ransomware in This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Apr 05, 2016
In this week's #TechTuesday: Android and iPhone do-it-yourself hacking kits are available to security experts and wannabes, scammers are phishing using fake Macy's delivery emails, more than 55 companies have fallen victim to W-2 phishing scams, another Canadian hospital is hit with ransomware, and e-Commerce platform Magento is targeted with a new type of ransomware. 

Tags: ransomware, #techtuesday, Hacking, phishing

Uber Launches Hacker Bounty Program, Google Enhances Gmail Security, and More in This Week's #TechTuesday

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Mar 29, 2016
In this week's #TechTuesday: Uber launches hacker bounty program, Google enhances Gmail security, new ransomware created from PowerShell, wireless mice leaves billions at risk of computer hacks, and online ticket scams soar 55% in 2015. 

Tags: ransomware, #techtuesday, hack, hacker, malicicious

Stagefright Hack is Back for Android Devices, Amex Investigates Possible Data Breach, and More in This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Mar 22, 2016
In this week's #TechTuesday: Some Android phones are susceptible to the Stagefright hack, Amex investigates a possible data breach, UK online banking fraud soars 64% in 2015, Google adds HTTPS report card to transparency report, and a ransomware creator foils ransomware author's plans. 

Tags: #techtuesday, hack, data breach, onlinebanking, fraud

IS Defector Reveals Identity of 22,000 Members, Hacker Picks 1-800-FLOWERS Customer Credit Card Info, and More in This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Mar 15, 2016

In this week's #TechTuesday roundup: IS defector steals USB stick revealing 22K members' identities, Rosen Hotels becomes latest chain to suffer data breach, hacker picks 1-800-FLOWERS customer credit card info, oncology clinic breached, and Clark County Water Reclamation District hit with cyberattack.

 

Tags: ransomware, healthcare data, #techtuesday, credit card, data breach, hacker, identity

Details of 40K Cox Employees for Sale on Dark Web, Macintosh Computers Targeted with Ransomware Campaign, and More in This Week's TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Mar 08, 2016

In this week's #TechTuesday: The personal details of 40K Cox Communications employees are up for sale, Apple users are targeted in the first ransomware campaign against Macs, direct deposits for Illinois State University employees were rerouted, the Pentagon creates 'Hack The Pentagon' program, and Cisco patches vulnerabilities in Nexus devices.

 

Tags: personal data, ransomware, #techtuesday, hack, data breach, vulnerability

Hollywood Hospital Coughs up Cash to Ransomware Crooks, Instagram Adds Two-Factor Authentication, and More in This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Feb 23, 2016
In this week's #TechTuesday roundup: Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center pays up to ransomware crooks, Instagram announces the roll-out of two-factor authentication, the University of Greenwich exposes student info online, a Lyft flaw lets users access the information of other riders, and a vulnerability in SimpliSafe's home security sytem could allow hackers to control the alarm system. 

Tags: personal data, ransomware, #techtuesday, security flaw, vulnerability, Multifactor authentication

Bank Details of 100,000 Brits are For Sale, Phishing Attacks, Malware Campaigns and More in This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup

Posted by Harley Boykin - Marketing Coordinator on Tue, Feb 16, 2016

In This Week's #TechTuesday Roundup: Bank details of 100,000 Brits are for sale online, a new malvertising campaign delivers ransomware via Skype and internet browers, Android SMS stealer disguises itself as an AliPay security app, Brightview experiences a phishing scam, and TMZ is hit with a malvertising blitz.

 

Tags: banking, #techtuesday, phishing, malvertising