Monthly Archives: December 2016

Social Engineering and You

Even if YOU are consistently vigilant about your private information, other people’s sloppiness can be catastrophic for you.

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Ransomware as MLM Schemes

Because holding your data for ransom wasn’t enough, now hackers want you to infect your friends’ computers for them. It’s a twisted, evolutionary step in both ransomware and social engineering.

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Hollywood Begins Embracing Realistic Portrayals of Hackers

Cory Doctorow recently wrote an article on the trend of Hollywood portraying hackers in a more realistic fashion. He cites Mr. Robot as an example of how hacker’s really work – through social engineering, white paper analysis, etc. Gone are … Continue reading

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