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Archive for August, 2022

Large Scale Okta Phishing Campaign Targets Many Organizations

According to ongoing research by Group-IB, a massive phishing campaign is currently underway. This is a campaign that has impacted no less than 130 organizations across a broad range of industries. These ...

Healthcare Data Breach Exposes 1.3 Million Patients

Do you make use of the "MyChart" portal to refill prescriptions, contact your healthcare providers or make appointments? If so, you should know that recently, the healthcare giant Novant disclosed a data ...

LastPass Has Been Hacked

Using different passwords on every website and storing them in a secure password manager is a standard best practice in data security. It's generally good advice, but what happens when the makers ...

New Tools Available With Kali Linux 2022.3

Do you have the Kali Linux distribution running on one of the machines you own?  If you're not sure what that is, then you almost certainly don't.  Kali is a Linux distro ...

Microsoft Releases PoC Code For MacOS App Sandbox Vulnerability

MacOS features a powerful sandbox restriction that helps keep modern Apple computers safe by limiting how code can run on the system. Unfortunately, no system is bullet proof. There's a way that ...

Lenovo Models Affected By Medium Severity Vulnerabilities

If you own a Lenovo laptop, be aware that researchers at ESET have recently discovered a trio of bugs reported to Lenovo that could allow an attacker to disable security features and ...

Microsoft 365 Suggests Rollback After Issues From Update

Does your company use Microsoft 365?  If so, and you've noticed that your Office apps have begun to crash mysteriously and inexplicably, be aware that the latest update (build 15330.20298) is the ...

IoT Security With Microsoft Defender

The Internet of Things (IoT) has seen explosive growth in recent years. If you like, you can now build your own smart home with intelligent toasters, washing machines, dishwashers, and refrigerators. They ...

Hackers Use VoIP Systems To Install PHP Web Shells

Security researchers at Unit 42, a division of Palo Alto Networks, have been tracking the efforts of a massive campaign aimed at Elastix VoIP telephony servers. They are used by companies of ...

Google Experiences International Outage

"Just Google it."  You've probably heard that phrase a thousand times.  In fact, you may use it yourself on a regular basis. Unfortunately, Googling it wasn't possible recently.  The iconic search giant ...

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Enhancing the Small Business Customer Experience

Enhancing the Small Business Customer Experience

Every business owner should focus on delivering a positive customer experience for everyone interacting with their brand. Small business owners,[...]
Cybersecurity Essentials: Protecting Small Businesses in the Digital Age

Cybersecurity Essentials: Protecting Small Businesses in the Digital Age

Business leaders must be on alert for security vulnerabilities that compromise their networks. Cybersecurity threats remain a major concern for[...]
The Impact of AI on Small Businesses

The Impact of AI on Small Businesses

Artificial intelligence continues to grow and make its way into various industries. Small businesses that have embraced AI are noticing[...]

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