User Policies

Bad Guys Are Doing More Damage Than They Used To

By | 2018-06-06T09:46:32+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The ransomware plague is not letting up and rapidly getting more technically sophisticated. New strains are popping up every month, using innovative methods to spread. Worse, the ransom demands themselves are skyrocketing at the same time. This week, cyber insurance experts reported incidents with ludicrous 1 million dollar extortion attempts after attackers were able to encrypt [...]

World’s Largest Phishing Botnet Grows Evasive

By | 2018-05-14T09:23:14+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: phishing, Cyber Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The notorious Necurs botnet is one of the oldest and largest spam and phishing delivery systems in existence. It controls millions of machines that the criminal botmasters use to send malicious payloads. Necurs has now adopted a retro trick to make itself more evasive and less likely to have its phishing intercepted by your filters. It's begun [...]

Phishing Via Social Media Up 100 Percent!

By | 2018-03-16T08:46:50+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Cyber Security, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The most interesting trend to surface in a recent phishing report was a 100 percent increase in phishing campaigns leveraging social media platforms, accounting for 20 percent of the top 10 most phished brands. Phishing actors are always innovating and creating new methods to lure victims into gaining access to their financial information, PII, and user accounts. [...]

Why is content filtering important?

By | 2016-10-27T15:52:34+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Categories: Network|Tags: , |

by:  Matthew Haring Content filtering is a program that help system administrators decide which content is acceptable for viewing and accessing. The content filters prevent people in the network from accessing certain types of material (content) on the internet. Content filters are majorly used by businesses and organization to block access non-work related websites including [...]