Impact of increasing data breaches by large companies Last Wednesday, Amazon revealed that the personal information of some of its customers was compromised, with names and email addresses being disclosed due to what was deemed a technical error. This is the latest in a long line of breaches that have been plaguing IT activity over […]
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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… We now know that Russian hackers have millions of the world’s routers in their sites. According to a joint announcement between the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and the UK’s National Cyber Security Center, state-sponsored hackers are scanning the internet for […]
Like many of our clients, you may have heard about a couple of security vulnerabilities going by the names of Meltdown and Spectre. These design flaws leave the vast majority of computer processors in use today vulnerable to outside access to the operating system’s private kernel memory area. Access to the kernel means hackers could […]
You’ve probably heard by now about the huge security blunder by Intel and other computer processor manufacturers referred to as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. After the information hit the news on January 4th, 2018, the media and the technology world has been in a bit of an uproar about it and scrambling to implement a resolution […]
In case you were wondering if HIPAA violations are really enforced, I thought I would bring a few big money settlements to your attention. If you’re not in the healthcare industry, you might be wondering what HIPAA even is. HIPAA stands for the “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” which was passed in 1996. This […]
Some web sites are now utilizing behavior analysis scripts to track your every move on their sites. While Google Analytics and others provide web site owners a general overview of visitors and their behaviors, this new technology is designed to track every mouse click, keystroke, and scroll you make while visiting their sites. The “intentional” […]