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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

techeagles@ezadmin | October 12, 2022

Every October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! We support CISA’s efforts to promote Security Awareness and Training, as it is an under-discussed topic in reducing risk for business. CISA, the US Government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, has a Cybersecurity Awareness Program…


Mobile Users Running Old IOS Versions Vulnerable To Fake Apps

holstonit | November 24, 2016

Back in the good ol’ days before the rise of the iPhone, Apple devices were largely considered to be more secure than their Wintel counterparts. There was a time when Apple used this as a major plank in their marketing…


FTC Legalizes Hacking Your Own Devices

holstonit | November 17, 2016

There is some big news out of the FTC recently. The agency has announced that they are relaxing the rules governing what is and isn’t allowed under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). As of today, you can legally hack…


Bank Regulator Downloads Data To Thumb Drive, Then Loses It

holstonit | November 16, 2016

This is how something as innocuous as a thumb drive can become a major security issue. Recently, it has come to light that a soon-to-be retiring regulator at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) had downloaded work…


Majority Of Employees Unsure How To Deal With Sensitive Information

holstonit | November 15, 2016

What percentage of your employees know how to properly handle sensitive information? The answer is “probably a lot less than you think.” In a recent survey conducted by MediaPro, it was discovered that nearly 90% of employees lacked security and…


AtomBombing Attack Could Be Huge Threat To Windows PCs

holstonit | November 12, 2016

Researchers at a cyber security company called EnSilo have found a new vulnerability in Windows PCs, and it’s about as bad as it could possibly get. The new attack vector does not exploit a bug in the code, but rather,…


Android Users Should Be Aware Of New Drammer Hack

holstonit | November 3, 2016

The Linux exploit called Rowhammer is back in the news. This time, it’s targeting Android devices. If you missed the news about Rowhammer, or need a refresher, the exploit basically works like this: if you can engineer a piece of…


Hacked Smart Devices Are Being Used To Launch Web Attacks

holstonit | October 14, 2016

Much has been written about the explosion in the size of the Internet of Things: a dizzying and rapidly growing collection of internet-connected objects that we use to make our lives more convenient. These days, you can find smart versions…


New Virus Poses As Dropbox Invoice

holstonit | September 27, 2016

Dropbox is no stranger to hacking attacks, and in recent months, they’ve been made a target once again. In this instance, hackers have launched a phishing campaign aimed at Dropbox users. They send out poisoned emails that, by all outward…


Running Linux? You May Be Next For A Ransomware Attack

holstonit | September 23, 2016

Typically, people running some flavor of Linux have little to fear from the hacking community. By and large, Linux users have been ignored or passed by in favor of other targets. Unfortunately, not even Linux users are safe anymore. There’s…