vulnerability


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Major XSS Vulnerability in WordPress Online Stores using Woocommerce

A vulnerability in an extremely popular WordPress online store plugin called WooCommerce has been identified.  The vulnerability includes a Reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) problem that allows an attacker to manipulate input fields and then in-turn attack web browsers of visiting users.  On January 29th, WooCommerce fixed their plugin by […]


FREAK Vulnerability affecting IOS and Android Devices

Freak (Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys) is a vulnerability that was recently discovered that affects IOS and Android devices.  The vulnerability tricks browsers to revert back to outdated encryption standards.  This could essentially allow someone to sniff the traffic over the wire and decrypt.  A study done by researchers at […]