Information Security


Security Penetration Testing Methodology Explained

Penetration Testing Companies and Methodology Explained: Before 2020, the Information Security industry is expected to be just under 200 billion dollars.  Yes, that’s billion… with a B.  In 2016, there were nearly 1 million job openings.  What is the cause of this unbelievable growth?  The answer is because criminals are […]


Ransomware- Why Does The FBI Want My Money?

The internet is an invaluable recourse for many users. However, it also can pose many risks for unsuspecting users. One of the many risks that users can find themselves running into is known as ransomware. Scammers have long since used fear and intimidation with the intention to trick inexperienced users […]


Free Flash Drives May Cost More Then You Think

  Last week was the annual Black Hat conference held in Las Vegas. Thousands of the best hackers from around the world, gathered to show the research they have uncovered on various topics. Among many of these reports of malicious viruses, vulnerabilities and hacks one research report got a little […]


Vunerability – Qualcomm Chipsets Leave Nearly 900 Million Devices At Risk of Being Hacked

Over the weekend, researchers from the Cyber Security firm Check Point released a report on a new vulnerability. This report exposed some very risky vulnerabilities within the Qualcomm chipsets used in an estimated 900 million Android smartphones and tablets. This is roughly equivalent to 65 percent of the global 4G/LTE chipset market […]


Email Passwords Getting “Popped” in Seconds even in 2015?

Information Security has been a very hot topic for the past few years, especially in 2015.  Every single day you can read about a new security breach at businesses that you frequent.  There are nearly 300 security requirements or “controls” that many companies must adhere to, but for this article […]


Cyber Protection Group to offer $2,000 Security Assessment for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, Cyber Protection Group is offering external vulnerability security assessments for only $2,000.  The increased number of security breaches that have occurred in 2015 have caused a continued need for companies to protect their data.  Vulnerability assessments such as web application testing, internal and […]


Complete Security Protection with cpgProtect

Malware Protection, Breach Protection, Internet Filtering, and Faster Web Surfing? Introducing cpgProtect. Cyber Protection Group is extremely excited to announce that we have teamed up with one of the world’s leading threat-protection companies (OpenDNS) to offer our cpgProtect service.   cpgProtect is an extremely advanced malware and breach protection service that […]


Apple Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

Many iOS devices could be vulnerable to a specific issue called the  “masque” attack. This basically allows hackers to get into your phone and hijack traffic, as well as disable communication between apps. The way to acquire the malware is through a third party app installer. Many companies use this to install apps […]


LastPass Security Breach

LastPass, a program that helps you remember all of your passwords and create new, secure passwords, has been hacked. This occurred in early June. The hackers got away with email addresses and the passwords to other accounts and plugins. Fortunately, the master password to any account was not taken, however it […]