Massachusetts Steamship Authority Hit with Ransomware

The ransomware attack that targeted the Massachusetts Steamship Authority last Wednesday is still affecting the ship’s operations on Thursday. The attack caused disruptions on the credit card transaction process, which only allowed cash payments to purchase tickets. The attack also limited the ability for customers to book or change reservations online or by phone. This incident […]Read More

JBS Foods Suspended Meat Production Due to Cyberattack

JBS Foods, one of the leading meat producers in the world was targeted by an organized cyberattack. The incident which affected servers supporting its’ North American and Australian network, caused interruptions on meat production. Analysts stated that the meatpackers slaughtered 22% fewer cattle and 20% fewer hogs from the week before. This event may lead […]Read More

Importance of Having Cybersecurity Insurance

Here is the importance of having cybersecurity insurance for your company. Security breaches impact significant revenue loss for companies. Statistics displayed 29% of companies that face a data breach end up losing revenue. Although there are steps businesses can take to mitigate the risks such as cybersecurity awareness training, security assessments, investing in a quality firewall, etc., […]Read More

Phishing Scams Targets Tax Preparers

Phishing Scams Targets Tax Preparers. The IRS issued a warning to tax preparers to be vigilant of a scam that attempts to get access to the victim’s E-Filing Identification Number (EFIN). The hackers use fraudulent email accounts to obtain the victim’s identity and steal their clients’ information. If they are successful, the cybercriminals can pretend to be the tax preparer […]Read More

12 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attack

Following the “12 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attack” will get you started in improving your organization’s cybersecurity posture.   Email One of the ways malware can infect business networks is using email phishing. The statistic shows that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86m, and phishing accounts for 90% of […]Read More