Ransomware Attacks on Health Sector Escalate

Our doctors and nurses stand on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. They risk their own health to keep us well and to contain the spread of a virus we still know so little about. But the information … Continue Reading

Morgan Stanley Bank Fined

Morgan Stanley Fined $60 Million for Improper Data Protection

Morgan Stanley Bank has been given a 60 million dollar fine for failing to protect personal data during the decommissioning of company servers. In 2016, the bank decommissioned two data centers that were used for its wealth management business. They … Continue Reading

UK Home Office Data Loss

UK’s Home Office Reports 120% Increase in Data Loss

The United Kingdom’s Home Office, a department of the government that is responsible for immigration, security, and law and order, reported a 120% increase in data loss incidents during the fiscal year 2019-20. According to the Home Office’s Annual Report … Continue Reading

Movie Piracy Crimes Cost Millions

Movie Piracy Criminals Cost Film Industry Millions

Many movie viewers may remember the government warning at the beginning of a film on DVD or even VHS that read, “piracy is not a victimless crime.” This warning has jumped off of the screens in our living room and … Continue Reading

Data Security Tips for Students

Data Security Tips for In-Person and Remote Schooling

The school year has begun for many educational institutions nationwide, but the idea of “back to school” looks a little different in 2020. Some classrooms are allowing for hybrid environments where some students may be in-class while others will take … Continue Reading

Brute Force Hacking A Device

What You Need to Know About Brute Force Attacks

One of the security features of our hardware encrypted drives is brute-force anti-hacking technology to protect unauthorized parties from accessing your information. But what exactly does brute force hacking mean and what is the process that hackers use to “brute … Continue Reading

Ransomware and Phishing Attempts Increase During Pandemic

Cybercriminals Exploit COVID-19 with Ransomware and Phishing

The COVID-19 pandemic has left people with fears and questions about their health and cybercriminals are using this fear to spread ransomware on computer systems. It has been reported by the FBI that hackers are using ransomware called Netwalker in … Continue Reading

Encryption and Telecommunication in Australia

Australian Telecommunications Act Causes Privacy Concerns

Australia has been a hot topic in the tech world due to its bills and legislation that give law enforcement and other government officials backdoor access to technology and the power to intercept communications to check for threats or criminal … Continue Reading

COVID-19 Research Hacking

International Hackers Target COVID-19 Research

Countries throughout the world are working to find a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. As researchers get closer to a permanent solution to the public health crisis, hackers are acting throughout the world in an attempt to be the first … Continue Reading

Cloud Storage and Backup

Choosing Between Cloud Backup and Cloud Storage

With the evolution of technology and during this period of time where companies have an almost completely remote workforce, cloud storage has become critical to business operations. The general term “cloud” can be confusing for consumers as they may consider … Continue Reading