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Dumpster Diving Low Tech Hacking at its Finest

Social Engineering Awareness Part 1: Dumpster Diving Dumpster diving remains a prevalent security risk for almost every organization. Dumpster diving is a form of Social Engineering that takes very little technical knowledge. A potential hacker’s goal while dumpster diving is to look for any information hidden within the trash to […]


Replacement Note 7’s Still Exploding Samsung Recall

Samsung’s ongoing struggle  In the latest setback for Samsung it has been reported that yet another one of their Galaxy Note 7’s decided to explode during the boarding process of a plane at the Louisville international airport last Wednesday. Samsung has known for a while about its phones dangerous fault […]


Yahoo’s New Big Breach 500 Million Accounts Hacked

Yahoo’s new breach 500 million accounts hacked Ever since the security breach in 2014, Yahoo has been having an ongoing investigation into the incident.  Last Thursday Yahoo has released a statement about yet another setback for the internet company. Yahoo admits they are not sure what information is stolen, however, […]


Cyber Security’s Weakest Link is Human Beings

  The Weak Link In Security Often times when a company looks into becoming more secure, they typically look to add devices, software or settings in place to help defend their network. It’s hard to convince them that the weak links in there network is the employees on them. Convincing […]


Phishing attacks that take advantage of tragedy – Cyber Protection Group

  The new scam on the streets The Federal Trade Commission has issued an alert on a scam that is using the recent floods in Louisiana to its advantage. These scams take the form of a charity that ask readers to donate money to them. They of course keep this […]


PSA- Recent Reports of Battery Explosions

After a great opening launch and favorable reviews Samsung is being forced to recall its new Galaxy Note 7 phones after a string of incidents. The phone went on sale in the United States on August 19th and has had 35 reported cases of the phones overheating and exploding. The […]


Why did I get a Virus even when I have Antivirus?

The Truth About Antivirus Many users misunderstand the purpose of using antivirus and firewalls. Users believe that they are safe just because they pay a monthly subscription to Norton antivirus. The reality is that no antivirus or firewall will keep you safe from the threats out there. It is nice to think […]


Why are DDOS attacks hard to defend against?

For a company one of the most terrifying things to deal with is having down time. Your network being down means you can’t make sales or continue normal operations. One attack hackers use in particular takes advantage of this fear. This attack is known as Distributed Denial of Service or […]


Exodus Intelligence Security Firm offers up to $500,000-dollar bounty for security exploits

One way companies are now attempting to discover vulnerabilities in their software or products, is to offer a bounty for any exploits that are found in their software by any third party’s. This is a good way for companies to motivate the public to actively search out exploits. These exploits […]


Power strips vs Surge Protectors vs UPS what one should I use?

When people think about securing their computer systems they seem to focus on things like antivirus programs and firewalls. However, making sure their physical system is secure is just as important. Insuring that your system is safe from spikes in electricity adds to maintaining the health of your system and for continuing […]