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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]