Knows a bit about everything and a lot about several somethings. Writes about those somethings, usually in long-form.
July 18, 2019 - There’s a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) in town, and it can twist tongues for giggles as much as twist organizations' arms for cash. Get to know the Sodinokibi ransomware, including how to protect against this fledgling threat.
June 21, 2019 - A recent Steam phishing campaign caught our eye, but looking deeper, we found it's been around for a few months. We investigate the phish to show users how to spot the telltale signs of social engineering.
June 14, 2019 - Twitter, like any social network, is faced with the challenge of addressing cyberbullying. And trolls have been abusing the platform’s Lists feature to home in on targets. But have no fear: There are ways to protect users from social attacks, and Twitter is moving to make itself a safer place.
May 29, 2019 - If you’re familiar with skimming, you may have also heard of shimming, card trapping, and cash trapping. These are attacks and scams targeted at ATMs. Part 1 of our series explores various ATM attack scenarios and explains what users should look out for when using an ATM.
May 23, 2019 - Riskware is a type of software that, while considered legitimate, can still put users at risk in some way. Learn why anti-malware vendors detect it, and how to tell whether the apps you use are riskware or not.