Security Bulletin – Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre exploits – what you should know This week, two new vulnerabilities have been identified that impact almost all computers.   The vulnerability lies within Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs that were released anytime after 1995.  The exposure from this weakness is profound.  It impacts almost all laptops and desktops, as well as servers…

‘Tis The Season For Hackers To Target SMEs

‘Tis the season for hackers to target SME’s They call it phishing. According to experts, it’s the number one way that hackers use to target companies just like yours. And just a reminder – these aren’t kids trying to break in for kicks. These are criminals who operate like organized crime, breaking in, using the…

Is your Wi-Fi Network Safe?

A vulnerability in WiFi security was identified, and information about the vulnerability has been shared by the security community.  Wireless device manufacturers are in process of patching their devices to secure their products from the vulnerability. What is KRACK? An attacker within range of a user can exploit weaknesses in WPA2 security using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs).  Essentially, WPA2…

Why people (and Google) don’t trust your website

One simple letter and a green icon make all the difference in the world.  Without this, your website is: Not trusted by customers   Downgraded by Google no matter how good or relevant your content Easy to hack You might not even notice or think about it, but that “s” at the end of HTTP://www.…

Ransomware security vulnerability – Bad Rabbit

A new ransomware attack is sweeping through Ukraine and Russia. What is Bad Rabbit? Bad Rabbit is the latest in this year’s string of ransomware.  Bad Rabbit began spreading through Ukraine and Russia earlier this week.  If infected, a system’s files will be encrypted and an option to pay a ransom will be presented to decrypt your files. For more details,…