CyberSecurity Blog

Fintech Startup Offers $500 for Payroll Passwords

How much is your payroll data worth? Probably a lot more than you think. One financial startup that’s targeting the gig worker market is offering up to $500 to anyone willing to hand over the payroll account username and password given to them by their employer, plus a regular payment for each month afterwards in…
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4G Internet Is Headed To The Moon

NASA has big ambitions to put 4G internet on the moon, and has tasked Nokia with turning their dream into a reality. It seems like the next logical step, really, since 4G …http://dlvr.it/RzP5Kv

Security Is Top Priority In Latest Chrome Build

ICYMI: Back in February, Google began experimenting with a new feature that defaulted all URLs to use “https:” rather than the less secure “http:.” While defaulting to the secure socket layer isn’t ironclad …http://dlvr.it/RzNnY3

Hackers Are Using Legitimate Google Services To Wreak Havoc

ICYMI: The Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team recently issued a dire warning that every IT professional should take seriously. They’ve discovered an emerging threat in the form of hackers utilizing legitimate “Contact …http://dlvr.it/RzL4Lg

Hackers Delivering And Hiding Malware While Undetected

Last year, Google made some important changes to their Chrome browser in a bid to increase user security. Among these changes was to default to “HTTPS” in the browser in an attempt …http://dlvr.it/RzKzKB

Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Jiri Kropac, the head of ESET’s Threat Detection Labs, recently reported a new malware campaign to be aware of. This one is a bit different in terms of methodology. Hackers most commonly …http://dlvr.it/RzGnFf

Cross Platform Messaging Service Plan Canceled by Mobile Carriers

ICYMI: About eighteen months ago, a number of big mobile carriers got together to create the “Cross-Carrier Messaging Initiative.” Their goal was to roll out a Rich Communication Services (RCS) platform designed to …http://dlvr.it/RzGWPD

Investment Scammer John Davies Reinvents Himself?

John Bernard, a pseudonym used by a convicted thief and con artist named John Clifton Davies who’s fleeced dozens of technology startups out of an estimated $30 million, appears to have reinvented himself again after being exposed in a recent investigative series published here. Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Davies/Bernard is now posing as John Cavendish…
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Watch Out For Vaccine Survey Phishing Emails

ICYMI: Scammers have found a new way to take advantage of people, so be on your guard. The U.S. Department of Justice has recently issued an alert warning people of fake emails sent …http://dlvr.it/RzBk21

New Devices May Not Use Default Passwords

You know how, when you buy a new router to set up a home network, it comes with a default password like ‘Admin,’ which you have to remember to change? If you …http://dlvr.it/RzBX1F