McAfee Reports Chinese Malware Strikes Again

Malware Strikes Again

In the world of cybersecurity, it seems there is a never ending battle against new security threats or revamped old threats.  In a recent case, McAfee reported the reemergence of components of a former Chinese state-sponsored malware threat.  In an interesting twist, this new threat derived from an old threat, reuses code that was never made public, nor was it ever available on the black market.  Read on to learn

Protecting Your Computer From Viruses and Malware

Viruses and Malware

More than ever people are concerned about their security online, as it seems like there are constantly stories in the news about cyber attacks and new forms of malicious software. In particular, ransomware and other forms of malware attacks have been on the rise in recent years. However, there are steps that you can take to keep your computer and your sensitive data safe when you are online. Here are

How to Avoid The Sneaky Viruses and Malware

Viruses and Malware

Do you remember what happened the last time one of your workplace computers was infected? Hopefully, that day was not a complete trainwreck for your business. If that day was a horrible day, did you wish you had a remedy to fix the problem? Did you wish you had taken the required steps to avoid having a virus on your computer in the first place? When your computer has a virus,

Stegoloader Malware is Still a Threat to EMRs (Electronic Medical Records)

Stegoloader Malware

It is unfortunate the very industry that works so diligently to offer potentially life-saving services to the populace is often the target of hackers, ransomware, malware and viruses.  But it is precisely because of their need to gather very personal information, that hospitals, medical centers and the like are often targets for data breaches and exploitation. For example, Stegoloader Malware. In this particular case, those in the healthcare industry must remain

Security Alert! – Fake Email Asking for HIPAA Audit

HIPAA Audit

If you are a small to medium-sized organization, please be aware that as recently as December of 2016, evidence has surfaced of a new phishing email.  In truth, it is actually a fake email asking for a HIPAA audit due to a supposed privacy and security breach of protected health information (PHI) in your establishment. The email looks like an official email from the Department of Health and Human Services,