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Configuration Errors Blamed for 80% of Ransomware

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The vast majority (80%) of ransomware attacks can be traced back to common configuration errors in software and devices, according to Microsoft. The tech giant’s latest Cyber Signals report focuses on the ransomware as a service (RaaS) model, which it claims has democratized the ability to launch attacks to groups “without sophistication or advanced skills.’” […]

Zero-Click Spyware

There have been many spyware vulnerabilities for mobile devices such as iPhones and Android. This Reuters Article details the account of how a Saudi woman’s iPhone revealed the details of a spyware network. The spyware she was infected was a Zero Click. The type of spyware Citizen Lab discovered on al-Hathloul’s iPhone is known as […]

Internet Spoofed Site Scam

Internet scams are on the rise, but that does not mean you need to be a victim. Social engineering scams have existed throughout history. Social engineering is a practice of deceiving people to obtain valuable information and/or money.  The FBI says it is seeing a record spike in internet scams — with 800,000 reports in 2020 alone. Now, the scams are getting much more complicated, with victims stating they never saw […]