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Shark Tank Host Phished For Nearly $400K

Barbara Corcoran, a world famous Shark Tank host, was scammed out of nearly $400,000 in late February. Barbara Corcoran, a renowned real-estate broker and business expert, admitted last month that …

OWASP Top Ten

OWASP stands for the Open Web Application Security Project. The OWASP Top 10 application security risks documents the most common coding mistakes developers make that can lead to security risks …

Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is any device or machine that has the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. IoT is essentially any …

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Stay Secure While Working Remotely

Working remote introduces many new cybersecurity risks to businesses large and small. Review the best practices, watch a few videos, and prepare your business for success in the new era of COVID19 and working remote.

Coronavirus Advisory

Last Updated: Sun. March 8th, 2020 The Coronavirus (COVID-19), has infected nearly 90,000 people worldwide as of March 2, 2020, killing more than 3,000 of those infected. The virus started …

Jeff Bezos and the WhatsApp Security Flaw

Knowing how to protect yourself and your critical accounts from compromise is becoming ever more important. Learn what can happened to and setup 2FA into all of your online critical accounts.

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FTC Warns of Potential Coronavirus Scams

The Coronavirus has been on the front of everyone’s mind lately, causing fear and concern across the world. This deadly virus opens up yet another way for attackers to hack …

Hack Back Bill

The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC), also known as the “Hack Back” bill was first introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2017. The bill has been worked …

SIM Swapping by Hacking Telecom Companies

Hackers never cease to stop evolving and finding new ways to get your information. Hackers are now breaking into telecom companies to take over victim’s phone numbers. Being able to …

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 …