Monthly Archives: June 2021

Did Your Boss Send that Email?

According to studies performed by the Anti-Phishing Working Group, business email compromise scams (BEC) are increasingly prevalent. BEC is a tactic in which cybercriminals impersonate a figure of authority in the company, such as the CEO, and request an action item or information which can result in leaking sensitive information or financial loss. The average […]Read More

Impact of a Cyberattack on Small Businesses

Despite the recent chain of cyberattacks targeting critical infrastructures, a lot of small businesses think it can never happen to them. Most small business owners assume cyber targets are high profile or large businesses, such as the Colonial Pipeline. That assumption is incorrect. Small businesses are a growing target for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals like targeting small […]Read More

Protect Yourself from Phishing Emails

Phishing accounts for 90% of all data breaches. With an increase of 67% in the last 5 years alone and statistic shows that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86m, and the worst part is, it only takes one!  One of the many ways malware can infect business networks is by using email phishing. This is where an employee gets an email they think […]Read More

3 Million Volkswagen Customer’s Information Compromised

Volkswagen was a victim of a data breach and had over 3 million customer’s data stolen. Most of the compromised data were marketing information such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses. However, there may be 90,000 people who had their sensitive information, such as social security numbers and date of birth, exposed.  Volkswagen […]Read More

JBS Foods Paid $11 Million to Cybercriminals after Ransomware Attack

JBS Foods, one of the leading meat producers in the world, paid $11 million to cybercriminals who caused a shutdown on meat production last week. The incident which affected servers supporting its’ North American and Australian network, lead to business interruptions, and caused price increases and meat scarcity. To avoid further delay and to minimize […]Read More