Did the Russians get Anywhere close to Hacking our 2016 Election?

Did the Russians get Anywhere close to Hacking our 2016 Election? Like with most of the hacks, it all begins the same way, unpatched vulnerable systems, and untrained personnel. That is all it takes for an opportunistic criminal or nation-state hacker to gain...
Nation-State Cybecriminals and Economic Disruption

Nation-State Cybecriminals and Economic Disruption

Nation-State Cybecriminals and Economic Disruption   Nation-state cybercriminals from Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran are attacking all parts of US society. They are attacking anything and everything that will disrupt our economy. They will attack our...
Hand in Hand On Black Friday — Shopping and Privacy

Hand in Hand On Black Friday — Shopping and Privacy

Hand in Hand On Black Friday — Shopping and Privacy   Black Friday is almost upon us!  The day that retailers finally able to move from a red accounting register on to the black and it is always met with sales and loss leaders (great prices but not for the...
Imposter Retailers Outnumber Legitimate Ones

Imposter Retailers Outnumber Legitimate Ones

Imposter Retailers Outnumber Legitimate Ones   Are you ready for the extreme online shopping season!  While you can purchase items online anytime, holiday e-commerce sales reached $126 billion last year with Cyber Monday online purchases generating $7.9 billion...
Can You Detect A Phishing Attempt?

Can You Detect A Phishing Attempt?

Can You Detect A Phishing Attempt?   Cybercriminals are getting better at crafting believable and sophisticated ilephishing emails that are undetectable from legitimate emails. Do you know how to spot them?  If you suspect that an email is not legitimate you can...