Government agency finds way to unlock iPhones

Mar 13, 2018 1:00:45 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2018march13apple_a, Apple, breach, cybersecurity, hackers, ios, iPhone, jailbreak, leaks, security

0 Comments

Cellebrite, an Israel-based vendor that works with the U.S. government, has revealed that they've found a way to unlock practically every iPhone available on the market. It appears to be a significant milestone for law enforcement and forensic specialists, yet it’s also a potential privacy issue for Apple customers.

Read More

Browsers leak sensitive info to hackers

Jan 27, 2017 1:00:33 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2017january27_security_a, chrome, credit card theft, hackers, safari, Security, security

0 Comments

The Autofill feature fills a void in the web browsing habits of many. It eliminates the need to enter all your details when logging on your social media accounts or when checking out your basket after e-shopping. On Chrome and Safari browsers, however, danger lurks when you rely too much on autofill. Without knowing it, you may be exposing personal information to hackers who have found a way to steal your credit card info and shop at your expense.

Read More

Ransomware adopting self-replication

Jun 9, 2016 1:00:26 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016june9_security_a, cyber criminals, data loss, hackers, ransomware, Security, security, worm

0 Comments

Although some may have hoped that the threat of ransomware was on the decline, the reality is that it’s quite the opposite. Until now, attacks seemed to be targeted directly at its victims, but Microsoft warns that may no longer be true. With their discovery of self-propagating ransomware it’s vital to fully understand the possible risk of infection.

Read More

Different types of hackers defined

Apr 28, 2016 1:00:09 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016apr28_security_a, attack, cyber criminal, hackers, hacktivist, Insider, motives, script kiddie, Security, security

0 Comments

Know thy enemy. When it comes to hackers, most business owners get hung up on the technical and mechanical details of a cyber attack forgetting another important aspect: motive. Why are they attacking people and organizations in the first place? And who are they targeting? By answering these questions you’ll have a better understanding of what resources need the most protection in your business.

Read More

Ransomware alert for healthcare practices

Apr 27, 2016 1:00:54 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016apr27_healthcare_a, cyber criminals, data, hackers, Healthcare, ransomware, security, technology

0 Comments

Ransomware is becoming a growing problem for the healthcare industry. And with around a dozen attacks on hospitals being reported since the beginning of the year, you may be wondering just how severe the problem is. Should you be alarmed? How can you protect your practice? Here’s an inside look at how the ransomware epidemic is affecting the US and Canadian healthcare systems.

Read More

New email security feature for Office 365

Apr 21, 2016 1:00:16 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016apr21_office365_a, cyber attack, email, hackers, Microsoft, Office, office 365, safety tips, security

0 Comments

While you can take many security precautions to protect your organization, a cyber attack is always possible because of human error. Microsoft, however, is trying to change this. In the coming weeks, the technology giant plans to launch a new security feature for Outlook, but only if you’re an Office 365 user. Here’s how it can help your business.

Read More

How is BYOD a security risk?

Apr 13, 2016 1:00:57 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016apr13_security_a, bring your own device, BYOD, data leak, hackers, lost devices, Malware, Security, security risks

0 Comments

Bring your own device (BYOD) strategy is when an employee uses their personal mobile device to work with your company from anywhere. This strategy can bring about many advantages to your business such as increased efficiency and convenience. However, this can also bring a number of security risks for your IT infrastructure and data. If you’re thinking of incorporating BYOD in your office, consider some of the risks involved before making a decision.

Read More

Security tips for the small business

Jan 25, 2016 1:00:42 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016jan20_security_a, audit, cyber-attacks, hackers, password, QS_3, Security, security, small business, smb

0 Comments

It’s been said so many times that many small business owners are likely to block it out, but the truth remains: cyber criminals target SMBs. Perhaps the reason for this ignorance is that when an SMB falls victim to an online attack, it’s not breaking news. But this time, in a recent NY Times article, a cyber attack wasn’t focused on the Ashley Madisons or Dropboxes of the world. This time the focus was on a small business who is lucky to still be in business after a serious cyber attack.

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Lists by Topic

see all

Posts by Topic

see all

Recent Posts