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Yesterday, we started looking at Social Engineering. Today, we will look at some internal threats and more... Internal Threats Originally, social engineering took place in a physical setting. A hacker would do some preliminary research on a company structure or focus on behaviors in order to get that initial access into a building, server room…Read more
What on earth is Social Engineering? Most people are aware of terms like phishing and malware, but do you know those are a part of a larger scheme called social engineering? This is not a new kind of fraud, in fact it’s been used for many years to manipulate a wide range of people into…Read more
Look, I am not one to be an alarmist, but the latest Ransomware is causing havoc around -the world today. This is all over the news across the world today. Without getting into too many technical details, Ransomware encrypts your files and demands you pay money to get them back. THERE IS NO WAY TO…Read more
Ransomware is going around again, and you need to protect yourself. Hackers recently hit a California hospital with ransomware, and it shut down their entire system. They couldn't use most of their equipment, meaning that patients had to be transported to other hospitals. Staff couldn't use computers or tablets, which meant that everything had to…Read more
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