Social Engineering is a tactic used by cyber criminals to manipulate individuals to gain confidential information such as social security number, credit card number, passwords, etc.
In the cyber security world, the weakest link in the security chain are the users, which is why people are the target when it comes to social engineering. It doesn’t matter how many security measures you have in place. You can have locks on your doors, an alarm system, the latest firewalls, and network or security monitoring tools; all it takes to hack into your network is to trick a user into clicking on a malicious link they think came from a social media site.Read More
In the recent years, the growth of Internet of Things (IoT) devices have changed how businesses interact with each other. Businesses have utilized connected devices as diverse as routers, phones, cameras, and printers to improve efficiency and create a better and more organized quality of business.Read More
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported last week that a new malware known as VPNFilter has infected over half-million routers. This malware is mostly targeting routers used in home and small offices and is able to monitor traffic, cut off access to the internet or even wipe routers. The malware is linked to the Russian "Sofacy Group" and "Fancy Bear" (the same group that was responsible for the Democratic National Committee cyber-attacks). To date, the FBI has seized the domain (toknowall.com) used to send commands to the infected routers.Read More