USB Stick Social Engineering – Peace Summit Style?

Monday, June 11th was a historic day. It will go down in history as the day that The US’s President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un began to work towards some degree of peace and understanding between two nations that have long been at odds. We won’t use our digital ink to expound on the significance or non-significance of the meeting. We won’t get into … Continue reading USB Stick Social Engineering – Peace Summit Style?

Locky, the new Ransomware on the Block

Awe, Locky….doesn’t that name sound so cute and unassuming? Before you go and decide to change your dog’s name from Ginger to Locky, maybe we should tell you what Locky is first. Locky is a brand spankin’ new ransomware that locks all your files with the file extension .locky at the end. It scrambles your files, it goes after any external hard drives attached to … Continue reading Locky, the new Ransomware on the Block

Social Engineering – Holiday Style!

‘Tis the season to be a skeptic. The holiday season is here and despite the warm and fuzzy feeling it might imbue in you, for hackers and scammers, it holds a very different meaning – for them this is open hunting season. and it’s you they’re hunting for. As we have mentioned in the past, a talented scammer can help you part ways with money, … Continue reading Social Engineering – Holiday Style!

What’s Lurking Inside your Computer? (Hint: It’s Something like Beer)

Maybe your PC seems like it decided its new role model is the iconic beer drinking, remote control holding, lazy bum who can’t be bothered to get up off the couch to reach for another cold one. Too slow to do much and too bloated to care. Sound familiar? No matter how much you coax, cajole and plead it won’t matter because the problem is … Continue reading What’s Lurking Inside your Computer? (Hint: It’s Something like Beer)