Executives Being Targeted for Spear-Phishing

Executives Being Targeted for Spear-Phishing

We have seen an increased number of calls into our cyber response team lately regarding executives whose email was hacked though their instance of Microsoft’s Office 365 (O365).  The issue is not a bug with O365, rather it is improper security with how the users are being setup by the administrator.

Evaluating the Brave Browser

Evaluating the Brave Browser

As many of us in the cybersecurity space, we are concerned with privacy. We do not like to be tracked and we certainly don’t want ads targeted to us based on searches we are doing, especially those we do for research.  That is the thing Brave wants you to realize more than anything.  If you use their browser, called Brave, it can block ads, trackers, and fingerprint methods.  And it actually works really well.  This browser will work on any desktop or mobile platform.

Legal Liability and IoT

Legal Liability and IoT

In the cybersecurity world, Internet of Things (IoT) is the current hot topic.  It is amazing how these little devices can dominate so much of the attention of the cybercriminal and cybersecurity industry.  The reasons are simple.  IoT devices are incredibly insecure and bad actors are looking for ways to manipulate these weaknesses.