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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

When Should You Worry About Zero-Day Vulnerabilities?

Zero-day vulnerabilities make headlines and receive coverage because they’re new and exciting (well, at least to cybersecurity enthusiasts).So, what are they? Why do they steal the headlines?Well, simply put, zero-day vulnerabilities are flaws discovered in software or hardware which have not yet received a corrective patch from the creator. Through...
Phishing scams in 2022

Beware These Latest Phishing Scams in 2022

In a recent survey, Proofpoint found attackers successfully phished more than 80% of organizations in 2021 - a whopping 46% jump from 2020.And, with the latest phishing scams in 2022, it’s a trend you should expect to continue.It’s not always easy to spot these scams, but with the right procedures...
Frustrated Small Business Owner in front of a Computer

Under Siege – The Importance of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

You know how hard it is running a smaller company. Balancing growth, cash flow, employees, and more is so time consuming that it’s hard to blame small and medium business (SMB) owners for overlooking IT security. However, attacks are on the rise, and small businesses have become the new favorite...
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...