Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Infrequently, Microsoft released critical vulnerability alerts and patches that are so important to know about, that you should stop what you’re doing and review them and plan to patch as soon as possible. This is one of those times.

5 Password Manager Myths

The Internet is racing towards 10 Billion publicly documented breached accounts. You can check your own email accounts for breaches and what information was compromised through CyberHoot’s website, inside your …

DeepFakes

Deepfakes: Hackers Newest Trick

Technology is always improving and hackers are always finding novel ways to exploit those advances. Cyber security analysts believe new attacks are on the way next year with some powerful …

RYUK Ransomware infects 110 Healthcare Facilities

This past Thanksgiving weekend, 110 healthcare facilities were infected by a ransomware attack on their IT provider. Virtual Care Provider Inc. (VCPI), provides security, data hosting and access management services …

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NCAM CyberHoot: Business E-mail Compromise

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). It is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. CyberHoot is helping further the mission …

NCAM CyberHoot: Passwords & Password Managers

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). It is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. CyberHoot is helping further the mission …

CyberHoot – Two-Factor Authentication – What is it and why is it Important?

NCAM CyberHoot: Two-Factor Authentication

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). It is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. CyberHoot is helping further the mission …

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NCAM CyberHoot: Reduce WiFi Risks

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). It is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. CyberHoot is helping further the mission …

SMB’s Attacked 15x More Often

Small to Medium-sized Businesses (SMB’s) are attacked fifteen times more often than smaller firms (>10 employees) and larger firms (<100 employees).  In 2018 they accounted for 43% of all security …

Cyber “Hoot” Wednesday: QR Code Scams

The latest way hackers are breaching your private information is by using malicious Quick Response codes, more commonly referred to as a QR Code. QR codes were first created back …

Microsoft Bug “BlueKeep” May Affect Millions

Overview: On May 14, Microsoft issued a software update patch for its Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). These patches fixed RDP vulnerabilities in older Windows operating systems including Windows Server 2008, …

How to Recover a Hacked Email Account

It’s Friday before a long weekend and hackers are up to their old tricks! Hackers just love to hack into our email accounts before a long weekend to give themselves …