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Goodbye, Windows 7. It’s Been Real.

Goodbye, Windows 7. It’s Been Real.

As Microsoft says “All good things must come to an end, even Windows 7. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7.” – See more...
Scammers Abound – Episode #3: Ransomware

Scammers Abound – Episode #3: Ransomware

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware that targets your critical data and systems for the purpose of extortion. Ransomware is frequently delivered through spear phishing emails. After the user has been locked out of the data or system, the cyber actor...
Scammers Abound – Episode #2: Spear Phishing

Scammers Abound – Episode #2: Spear Phishing

Another common way that the ‘bad guys’ get us is a method similar to Phishing, but more targeted.  In Episode 1 of Scammer Abound, I talked about this common theme: the ‘bad guys’ only do as much work as they need to do to trick us into giving them what they...
Scammers Abound – Episode #1: Phishing

Scammers Abound – Episode #1: Phishing

One very common theme we see in the industry is: the ‘bad guys’ only do as much work as they need to do to trick us into giving them what they want. The below email is an example of such a ‘simple’ attack. What is happening here? The bad guy is simply sending an email...