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April 2022 security patches

Security Patches You Need to Address in April 2022

Patching your systems with monthly updates is usually a mundane task.But, the severities of this month’s weaknesses aren’t exactly routine – especially if they’re actively exploited.While “April showers bring May flowers” might be a rhyme you’re tired of hearing, April’s patches and updates bring relief from the flaws of the...
What to know about the wiper malware attacks

Wiped Out: The Crippling Effects of Wiper Malware Attacks

You’re probably familiar with several forms of cyberattacks your business faces every day. Nations-states prefer to steal data, while cybercriminals generally either opt for cryptomining or encrypting your data for a ransomware attack. Unfortunately, while this has been true for years, recent strikes reveal a new appetite for destruction: wiper...
Computer with Ransomware

FBI: Here’s How to Detect Ransomware in Progress

Ransomware is a booming business. Just how big is it? Well, in 2021, over $400 million was sent to Russia-linked attackers alone. But, since many companies refuse to make payments, the overall cost of ransomware attacks is even higher. Especially when you factor in lost business opportunity, client lawsuits, and...
CafePress Fined - Cybersecurity News

Cybersecurity News: Here’s Why CafePress Faces a $500K Fine

Let's face it; mistakes happen. But, when those mistakes are compounded by ignorance, laziness, and deceit, the results are even worse. Following a series of cybersecurity failures, this was the harsh lesson learned by one large online retailer. After suffering a data breach, CafePress now faces a $500,000 fine, and...
Hactivism

Could Hacktivism Affect Your Business?

As human beings, it’s natural for us to support certain causes near to our hearts. Usually, it’s in the form of fundraisers, food drives, or volunteer work. But what happens when the lines between beliefs, politics, and business are blurred in the cyber landscape? ‘Hacktivism,’ a combination of the words...