Deloitte Accounting Firm Hacked, Client Information Stolen

The Deloitte accounting firm stands as one of the largest private companies in the US, which reported $38.8 billion in revenue last fiscal year which offers tax, auditing, operations consulting, cybersecurity advisory, and merger and acquisition assistance services to large banks, government agencies, and large Fortune 500 multinationals, among others, has been hacked.

The Anatomy of Phishing Emails

Think Before You Click The Engineering Before we get into the anatomy of phishing emails, we need to define what social engineering is. For the sake of simplicity, it’s a scam that is created by con artists using the same tricks from decades ago when scams were done on the street and over the phone […]

You’ve Been Hacked – What Should You Do?

Signs You’ve Been Hacked In today’s threat landscape it is a matter of when hackers will gain access to your computer or cell phone, not if. Proper layers of security keep most of the malware out of your system and when malware does make it on your system the impact is reduced by containment, but none of us […]

Pulse Wave is a New Technique Using an Old Attack

DDoS Before we get into the nitty-gritty of how the pulse wave attack behaves, we must first define what a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) and denial-of-service (DoS) is, so we are all on the same page. Instead of regurgitating text from resources on the internet I have included a nice quote from Wired. Simple DoS attacks, performed from a single […]

Security Best Practices for Wireless Networks

The key to securing data is to have positive control of it so only the people that need to access it can and when they need to. Wireless networks pose a challenge to this goal because unlike wired connections wireless networks are reachable for up to 100 feet outside of the home or business. If someone […]