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As supply chains increasingly become digitized nation states are targeting the weakest cybersecurity links in these supply chains to steal massive amounts of invaluable intellectual property. With that issue in mind, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and the Department of Defense (DOD) have designated […]
Reading Time: ~2 min.Major IT Outsourcer Suffers After Phishing Attack Global IT services provider Wipro announced they are in the process of investigating a data possibly affecting some of their clients. These types of companies are popular for hackers because, by breaching a single IT service company, they gain access to a far larger pool of victims through […]
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Cybercrime continues to evolve and new threats appear on a regular basis, but the most effective attacks never go away. While spear phishing and data breaches have been getting all the attention lately, the criminals are still using ransomware to make a few bucks. The story on ransomware “If you have a Barracuda Backup in […]
In March, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued an alert about vulnerabilities in 16 different models of Medtronic implantable defibrillators, including several that are still for sale around the world today. The vulnerabilities, which also affect bedside monitors that read data from the devices and programming computers used by doctors, include improper access control […]
As we approach Easter, it’s easy to see how the IT channel might be looking beyond this landmark in the calendar to the next big date for the diary: May 23rd, and the second annual MSP Day. At the latest estimate, the global managed services market is expected to grow from $152.45B in 2017 to […]
Reading Time: ~4 min.The process of bringing a cybersecurity product to market can be long and tedious, but Kiran Kumar, Product Director at Webroot, loves to oversee all the moving parts. It keeps him on his toes and immersed in the ever-changing world of security technology. We sat down to chat with Kumar about his #LifeAtWebroot, heard how […]
Every cybersecurity professional knows there’s no such thing as perfect security. The best that can be achieved is to make the organization resilient enough to not only prevent the most commonly employed cybersecurity attacks, but also contain the damage inflicted by any attack that inevitably gets past whatever cybersecurity defenses in place. Unfortunately, a global […]
Reading Time: ~2 min.Tax Extortion Emails Bring Major Threats A new email campaign has been spotted threatening ransomware and DDoS attacks over fake tax documents allegedly held by the attackers if a Bitcoin ransom isn’t paid. The campaign authors also threaten to send fake tax documents to the IRS through a poorly-worded ransom email that even provides Wikipedia […]
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The risk of cyber criminals is no match for the danger of human error. According to a 2018 State of the Industry Report conducted by document security company ShredIt, employee error accounted for a whopping 71 percent of data breaches reported by the small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) surveyed. Unfortunately, employees tend to take cybersecurity requirements too […]
Reading Time: ~5 min.Not that long ago, before data breaches dominated daily headlines, we felt secure with our social media apps. Conveniently, every website seemed to allow logging in with Facebook or Twitter instead of creating a whole new password, and families of apps quickly became their own industry. Third-party apps and games on social media platforms (remember Farmville on Facebook?) were […]
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Your personal information is at risk every time you write it down or post it online. It’s critically important for your financial security that you take some simple steps to secure your information. The week of March 4-10 is National Consumer Protection Week. Opportunity Bank of Montana(Member FDIC) is taking this opportunity to remind customers that […]