Adobe: Security Breach

The U.S. multinational computer software company Adobe has recently suffered a serious security breach exposing the user records’ database that belongs to the company’s Creative Cloud service. The Adobe Creative Cloud or Adobe CC is a subscription service giving users, estimated around 15 million, access to the company’s full suite of popular creative software for…

Hackers: Now Attacking Android Users

Researchers have uncovered a new kind of “advanced” phishing attack specifically targeting Android users. The spoofing attack will trick users into installing malicious settings on their devices that are disguised as innocuous network configuration updates. Any phone running Android can be targeted, but cybersecurity firm Check Point Research has found the attacks to be most…

Europol: Don’t Pay The Ransom

Europol, the European Union’s police agency, is celebrating the third anniversary of its No More Ransom initiative. The public-private partnership has helped over 200,000 ransomware victims recover their files with freely available online tools instead of paying a cryptocurrency ransom to hackers. The tools are available to everyone, and though nearly 10% of the website…

DropMyBin: Malware-Friendly Hosting Site

After a recent spike in FormBook infections, security researchers discovered a new file-hosting service that seems to be a place for hackers to host their malware. The resurgence in FormBook malware, used as part of password and information stealing campaigns, and currently targeting the retail and hospitality sectors, can be traced back to DropMyBin. DropMyBin…

Sophos Intercept X: Ranking #1

Sophos Intercept X Advanced is now ranked #1 for both enterprise endpoint protection and small business endpoint protection in a new SE Labs test report that ran between April and June this year. This is the first time the combination of Intercept X and Central Endpoint Advanced (also known as Intercept X Advanced) was publicly…

SonicWall: New Partner Program

We are excited to announce that we have officially joined SonicWall’s new partner program. The program offers extensive training through SonicWall University as well as Certifications. Not only does the program offer more competitive pricing, it also gives us access to 3 dedicated representatives, who can be utilized for advice, questions, or concerns. Feel free…

NBC Today Show: The Anatomy of a Hack

James Lyne of Sophos was recently featured on the NBC Today Show discussing the Anatomy of a Cyber Attack. James shows how data breaches take place through the eyes of an attacker, as well as how businesses can improve their protection against such attacks. To watch the full video clip, visit here, and if you…

NBC Today Show: Featuring Sophos

The NBC Today Show recently aired a story featuring James Lyne, of Sophos, to take NBC inside a mock business using the same exploit as the Equifax attack. Sophos is now using anti-exploit technology in their new Intercept X, as well as offering network visibility with XG and phishing awareness with PhishThreat. To learn more…

Tax Season: Email Scams on the Rise

As tax season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other tax and security authorities are warning about the rise of email scams. Scammers are known to target tax-pros with emails claiming to be potential clients or the IRS in order to get sensitive information. Cybercriminals are relying on phishing tactics they’ve used in the…