Category Archives : Threats

November 18, 2014
Microsoft has revealed that hundreds of millions of Windows computers are vulnerable to an attack which could allow an attacker to remotely take control of their system. The bug, which was uncovered by Microsoft itself, affects all modern versions of...
May 24, 2014
eBay issued an official declaration on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 that one of its databases had been hacked. The worst part? This database, which housed users’ passwords, was compromised. But, there is a silver lining to all of this –...
May 20, 2014
With news breaking April 7th regarding an Internet security issue known as the Heartbleed bug, I thought it beneficial to outline how businesses might be impacted by this and what they should do to protect themselves. The Heartbleed bug relates...
May 2, 2014
Over the weekend Microsoft confirmed a new zero-day vulnerability that affects every version of Internet Explorer. This exploit named Operation Clandestine Fox affects all versions of Internet Explorer from version 6 to 11. This security vulnerability caused the Department of...
April 12, 2014
In the wake of widespread media coverage of the Internet security debacle known as the Heartbleed bug, many clients are understandably anxious to know what they can do to protect themselves. Here’s a short primer: The Heartbleed bug concerns a...
November 13, 2013
CryptoLocker is a ransomware program that was released around the beginning of September 2013 that targets all versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. CryptoLocker is spreading via various phishing campaigns, including some from legitimate businesses,...