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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
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
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
Are you Compliant with the New York SHIELD Act?

Are you Compliant with the New York SHIELD Act?   The New York Shield Act has broadly increased the scope of how “private information” is defined, and how it must be...

Read More Posted Feb 18, 2020 4:23:00 PM
Wawa Credit Card Data Breach Part 2 – Is Your Data Secure?

Read More Posted Feb 10, 2020 4:07:00 PM
Wawa Breach Leaks Every Customer Credit Card Number

 

Read More Posted Jan 31, 2020 4:01:00 PM
DoD: Major TikTok Exploit!

Read More Posted Jan 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM