Entries by Joe Imperato, Sr.

Clever Attack Hijacks Your MSO365 Account

Introduction A post in Bleeping Computer outlined a fiendish attack hackers are using to completely take over a victim’s Microsoft Office 365 (MSO365) account. This attack completely bypasses traditional security defenses, leaving only one way to stop it! Here’s how it works: A phishing email containing a link and masquerading as a shared OneDrive or […]

Crooks using hacked websites to download trojan malware

Last week, we issued an alert about a fake Windows update delivering ransomware. Now, cyber-crooks upped their game by hacking into legitimate WordPress websites, injecting redirect scripts, and displaying fake Flash Player update alerts. According to ZDNet, if the user clicks the “Update” or “Later” buttons, the script takes the target to a fake download […]

Security Alert – Fake Windows Update Delivers Ransomware

Security blog, Threatpost warns of a SPAM email going around purporting to be a “critical Windows update” containing an attachment that installs the Cyborg ransomware. The email has the following characteristics: The subject line is two sentences saying, “Install Latest Microsoft Windows Update now! Critical Microsoft Windows Update!” The email body contains just one sentence, […]

State Privacy Laws Coming. Are You Ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR, was the most comprehensive and sweeping data privacy directive to “hit the books” in many years. The GDPR is coming to America in the form of individual state regulations, forcing organizations to take better care of the personal data they hold. Does it affect you? You bet it does. Read on.

7 Disaster Planning Essentials Your Business Should Act On Now

One thing a business never wants to do, is to send an e-mail to their customers explaining that a hacker accessed their info through you or that all of their information was lost because there was not a reliable backup system in place. Read on and find the seven (7) crucial things every business should do to prepare for the worst.

The Cyber-war on Healthcare

The healthcare industry is under siege. From large billion-dollar companies to small medical practices are being attacked because a single medical record can bring a hacker as much as $1,000 on the dark web. Read on and find out what your healthcare company should be doing to protect themselves and their patients.