Cloud Security Confidence is Growing

As an increasing number of businesses adopt the public cloud, security remains a crucial concern. However, it appears that organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies. According to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security...

Do I need an SSL Certificate?

With Chrome version 79 already out, websites with any kind of text input need an SSL certificate. You need to ask yourself, does your website takes text inputs in the form of login panels, contact forms, search bars, etc.? Is your website on HTTP://xxxxxxxx.xxx If...

United Kingdom – Travelex

United Kingdom – Travelex

Exploit: Malware attackTravelex: Foreign currency exchangeRisk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: Travelex rang in the new year with an old cyberattack methodology, enduring a malware attack on December 31st. The company brought its systems offline to protect...

United Kingdom – The Cabinet Office

United Kingdom – The Cabinet Office

Exploit: Accidental sharing The Cabinet Office: Governmental department responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet Risk to Small Business: 2.333 = Severe: The Cabinet Office inadvertently uploaded the home and work addresses of recipients of...

Netherlands – Maastricht University

Netherlands – Maastricht University

Exploit: RansomwareMaastricht University: Public post-secondary academic institutionRisk to Small Business: 1.888 = Severe: A ransomware attack on Maastricht University disabled the university’s Windows computers and email services. To...

Canada – TD Canada Trust

Canada – TD Canada Trust

Exploit: Phishing scamTD Canada Trust: Personal & small business banking institutionRisk to Small Business: 2.444 = Severe: Security researchers have unearthed a two-year phishing campaign impacting Canadian banks, including TD...

United States – Active Network

United States – Active Network

Exploit: Unauthorized database accessActive Network: Educational software developerRisk to Small Business: 1.888 = Severe: Hackers infiltrated Active Network’s IT infrastructure and gained access to customers’ personally identifiable...

United States – Special Olympics NY

United States – Special Olympics NY

Exploit: Phishing scamSpecial Olympics NY: Nonprofit organizationRisk to Small Business: 2.222 = Severe: Cybercriminals hacked the organization's network and used this access to send phishing emails to its previous donors. Special...

United States – Synoptek

United States – Synoptek

Exploit: RansomwareSynoptek: Cloud hosting and IT management companyRisk to Small Business: 2.111 = Severe: A phishing scam-enabled ransomware attack brought an early, unwanted Christmas present to Synoptek’s employees and more than...

United States – Sinai Health System

United States – Sinai Health System

Exploit: Phishing scamSinai Health System: Chicago-based healthcare network Risk to Small Business: 1.555 = Severe: Two employees fell for a phishing scam that gave hackers access to email accounts containing patients’ personal data. The attack, which occurred on...