FBI Fails To Warn Cyberattack Targets

November 29, 2017

The Associated Press reports that the FBI failed to warn government officials who were being targeted by Russian spearphishing attacks.

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Homeland Security Orders Spearphishing Defense

October 19, 2017

On October 16, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security issued Binding Operational Directive BOD-18-01 directing federal agencies to adopt new cybersecurity measures. One of these measures, DMARC, is intended to fight phishing.

It is good to see the government addressing spearphishing.  However, this measure will quickly prove to be ineffective against spearphishing attacks. Why?  Learn why at our new blog.

Check Your Spam?

August 10, 2017

How do you find safe content in your spam folder?  Learn how at our new blog.


Spearphishing “Prank” Fools White House Officials

August 8, 2017

Two White House officials were taken-in by a spearphishing prank.

Anthony Scaramucci

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WannaCry Hero Arrested

August 3, 2017

Marcus Hutchins is the 23 year old cybersecurity researcher who is credited with finding the killswitch to the WannaCry ransomware attack. He was arrested in Las Vegas yesterday on allegations of being a cybercriminal.

Marcus Hutchins

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NY Supreme Court Justice Lost Over $1 Million in Email Scam

June 22, 2017
Justice Sattler

Justice Sattler

The New York Daily News is reporting that Acting State Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler was the victim of an email scam while trying to sell

her apartment and buy another.

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US Election Hacking

June 6, 2017

The Intercept_ is reporting about Russian hacking of the presidential election, citing a document that may have been obtained from the NSA. This graphic provides an overview of the Russian cyberattack methodology:

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