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Amazon Alexa Hacked!

You knew Alexa was listening, but if you have not updated the software this summer, some very dangerous threat actors could be listening too! The recent compromise of Amazon Alexa revealed a number of terrifying vulnerabilities. A concerning number of Amazon and Alexa subdomains were vulnerable to attacks which leverage a Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) misconfiguration and Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). According to researchers, the malicious actors fooled Amazon’s internal servers by...

Read More Posted Aug 28, 2020 3:35:22 PM
Spearphishing Twitter Hack

The high-profile bitcoin solicitation scam that was successfully executed on Twitter last month was the product of a well-planned mobile spearphishing attack targeting a...

Read More Posted Aug 4, 2020 1:04:54 PM
GoVanguard Presents: Karmbian – Kali Linux using Armbian!

Penetration testing is a cornerstone of the cybersecurity industry, and Kali Linux is a vanguard tool in the pentester’s toolbox. However, running the Kali operating system on...

Read More Posted Jul 21, 2020 1:13:38 PM
What Can We Learn From Maine’s New Privacy Law?

In the summer of 2019, the hotly contested privacy law “An Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information" passed in the state of Maine, closing the door on the...

Read More Posted Jul 9, 2020 11:28:41 AM
Upgrade to Microsoft Defender ATP.

Upgrade to Microsoft Defender ATP.   The endpoint security market is crowded with competition. From Kaspersky to AVG, or McAfee and Norton/Symantec products, there is an...

Read More Posted Jun 1, 2020 5:20:00 PM
Quick Tips for Secure Cloud Deployment

Quick Tips for Secure Cloud Deployment   “Can we move this to the cloud?” This question will continue to increase in frequency for the foreseeable future, as we have seen...

Read More Posted May 12, 2020 5:07:00 PM
Please Don’t Zoom Me!

  Please Don't Zoom Me!     The COVID-19 quarantine era will be remembered for a handful of interesting themes. After bat soup and face masks in bank lobbies, the ...

Read More Posted Apr 27, 2020 5:01:00 PM
GoVanguard COVID-19 Resources

GoVanguard COVID-19 Resources! Contact us for access to the Freebies mentioned below.    COVID-19 has swept the planet and exposed a few major flaws in the United States’...

Read More Posted Apr 2, 2020 4:56:00 PM
COVID19 Coronavirus Spreads to Infosec

    Coronavirus Spreads to Infosec   Cybercriminals utilize anxiety, fear and a lack of understanding in order to engineer the environments in which people start making...

Read More Posted Mar 13, 2020 4:44:00 PM
White House Data Breach!

  White House Data Breach   Malicious actors have penetrated the networks of the Department of Defense (DoD) agency tasked with securing and managing electronic...

Read More Posted Feb 28, 2020 4:29:00 PM