FBI Releases 2019 Internet Crime Report

FBI Releases 2019 Internet Crime Report

The FBI recently released their 2019 Internet Crime Report, providing the public with an accurate review of the year and offering insight into the motives behind cyber criminals’ activity. Since 2015, complaints coming into the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center...
Ultra Dairy Defrauded $1.8 Million

Ultra Dairy Defrauded $1.8 Million

Ultra Dairy, a food processing company headquartered in East Syracuse, NY, is expanding its plant in nearby DeWitt, NY. Due to a fraudulent wire transfer scheme, Ultra Dairy lost $1.8 million in September 2019. Now the company is suing a Canadian man alleged to be...
Penetration Test vs. Vulnerability Scan

Penetration Test vs. Vulnerability Scan

When you create technology attached to the Internet, be it a website, app or a network server, you have to realize you’re going to be the target of hackers. There are plenty of tools to protect yourself from these attacks, but two of them people tend to get confused...
May Cybersecurity News Roundup

May Cybersecurity News Roundup

Senate Democrats introduce bill requiring paper ballots amid election cybersecurity concerns A bill was recently introduced by Democratic members of Congress in an attempt to reduce the risk of cybersecurity threats during the 2020 presidential elections. The bill...
Cybercrime in 2019: Be Alert, Be Prepared

Cybercrime in 2019: Be Alert, Be Prepared

It’s an old axiom that to understand the future, we must first understand the past. Recently, Secureworks released its 2018 State of Cybercrime Report. By looking at several of the key takeaways from this report, it’s possible to forecast significant threats and...
Cybersecurity: Hacking Has Become a $300 Billion Dollar Industry

Cybersecurity: Hacking Has Become a $300 Billion Dollar Industry

Marriott, Equifax, Yahoo, Target, Facebook—all of these giant corporations have something in common: They have experienced high-profile data breaches. These breaches resulted in millions of customers’ personal information being compromised at the hands of...