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AnyDesk Breach – Hackers breached their production servers

The company reports having 170,000 customers, including 7-Eleven, Comcast, Samsung, MIT, NVIDIA, SIEMENS, and the United Nations. Per AnyDesk Incident Response notice: Following our public statement on 2 February 2024 about a cyber incident at AnyDesk https://anydesk.com/en/public-statement-2-2-2024, we can assure you that we immediately took all necessary steps to investigate and mitigate the incident and […]

MGM Cyber-Attack

MGM Cyber-Attack was devised by hackers used a technique called “Social Engineering” and within 10-minutes gained access to this $33.9 Billion dollar business. This data breach at MGM could have been avoided. Cyberattack compromises computer systems at MGM casinos, resorts A cyberattack by hackers on the computer systems for MGM Resorts International has impacted its […]

HTTPS and Why it Matters for Your Business

Why does HTTPS matter for you or your business? In today’s digital age, the security of your business’s online presence is of paramount importance. One crucial aspect of online security is the use of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure), which encrypts the data transmitted between your website and its visitors. HTTPS is not just a […]

Common Scam Types

Common Scam Types will prepare you and heighten your awareness of these types of scams. Payment Scams Exercise caution if you encounter situations where you’re pressured to make a purchase in exchange for compensation, or if someone offers to handle a payment on your behalf or provides bank account details for payment purposes. If an […]

Gift Card Scams

gift card scams

Gift cards are always a GIFT, never a form of payment! Gift card scams can cause significant repercussions for individuals, businesses, and the overall economy. With the global market for gift cards reaching a staggering value of $899.3 billion in 2022, it has become an immensely profitable target for scammers. Those who fall victim to […]

GoDaddy Breach

In recent news, GoDaddy, a leading web hosting company, revealed that a GoDaddy breach spanning multiple years had resulted in the theft of company source code, customer and employee login credentials, and the placement of malware on customer websites. While media outlets have understandably focused on the admission that GoDaddy was targeted by the same […]

Configuration Errors Blamed for 80% of Ransomware

configuration errors

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.’” […]