• Bug Bounty Programs – Where is the Money At? (6/29/2020) -   Due to COVID-19, many in the tech and cyber world are looking for their next project. Looks like it is time to start hunting some hacks…    Bug bounty hunting is a term that is thrown around a lot in the tech world. Many are familiar with the practice, but others may just be getting started.  Bug bounty hunting is the practice of finding critical flaws in software for a company, and being rewarded monetarily for such efforts. Basically, find the issues that could potentially bring a company down and get paid for it.  So today, CPG is taking a look at a few of the top bug bounty programs… Read More
  • Delivery Hero Confirms Data Breach of Foodora Brand (6/25/2020) -   I think it is safe to say that Foodora customers would prefer to receive the takeout they ordered rather than have their personal data exposed…   Delivery Hero and Foodora This week, CPG is taking a look at the data breach of popular food delivery service, Delivery Hero. The attack stems from one of the brands they recently acquired. The brand in question is Foodora.  Now, before we dive into the attack, let’s take a look at some general information regarding the company in question.  To begin, Delivery Hero is an online food delivery service based out of Berlin, Germany. Although based in Germany, the company can be found… Read More
  • iPhone Feature Enabled COVID-19 Tracking in order to “Curb” Spread of Virus (6/22/2020) -   Exposure Logging In the month of May, Apple along with Google, introduced new features to their devices in order to help curb the spread of COVID-19. To begin, both tech giants agreed to collaborate on such a project back in April. But, in Apple’s May update for the iPhone, the COVID-19 ‘Exposure Logging’ feature debuted. Many iPhone and Android users alike heard of such a feature, but still have many questions and concerns surrounding the update.  In this article, CPG is taking a look at the Exposure Logging feature on the iPhone. We will show you where to find it, how it works, and everything in between. Let’s get… Read More
  • Knoxville, Tennessee hit with Cyber Attack Preventing Emergency Services from Responding (6/19/2020) -   City Cyber Threats Knoxville, Tennessee – the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains and delicious southern eateries. This city in Tennessee contains a population of almost 200,000 residents.  Contrary to popular belief, this city is not on the same population level as Nashville (almost 700,000 residents), but still brings in it’s own tourist crowd. Further, not only does the scenery and bustling downtown scene attract visitors, it also attracts cyber criminals to the technical infrastructure.  This Friday, CPG is taking a look at the cyber attack launched on the city of Knoxville, Tennessee. We will dive into the attack, and the effects in turn that are detrimentally affecting the… Read More
  • amtrak Amtrak Hacked – Guest Information Possibly at Risk (6/15/2020) -   A cyber attack on a large industry can throw anyone off the rails. Especially if you are a railroad and transport company…   Amtrak Cyber Security Derailed Cyber criminals are at it once again with attacks during COVID-19. So far, the medical, automobile and beauty industries faced many attacks from hackers. Now, said criminals are transitioning back to transportation, but this time, they are attacking Amtrak. Amtrak is a railroad company that, “ provides medium and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to nine Canadian cities.” This mode of transportation is widely utilized by hundreds of thousands of passengers each year. So, when they announced that… Read More
  • honda Cyber Attack of the Week 15 – Honda Hit with Another Cyber Attack (6/12/2020) -   It looks like this week, Honda isn’t hitting the road, but maybe the cyber security department…   Honda Halts Production Hello everyone, and welcome back for our 15th article in the cyber attack of the week series! This week, we are switching lanes (no pun intended) from the beauty industry, the automobile industry.  This week, Honda announced that they halted production at several plants across the world due to a cyber attack.  Now, the pause on production is not something that is entirely a choice made by Honda. Actually in this scenario, the company had no other choice then to halt production due to the cyber attack bringing down… Read More
  • Beauty Multi-Level Marketing Company, Arbonne hit with Data Breach (5/28/2020) -   It appears that maybe applying extra concealer and setting powder may not be enough to fix this hot mess… Welcome Back! Welcome back for another installment of the cyber attack of the week series. Today, CPG released the 14th article in the series in a continuation of informing the public on recent data breaches.  Overall, it is our hope to keep our readers informed on the latest breaches across all companies and platforms. This is the goal in which we hope to achieve as well as spread awareness and insight.  Now, this week, CPG is taking a look at Arbonne. This is another play on a multi-level marketing beauty… Read More
  • Cyber Scammers Take Advantage of the CARES Act and other Relief Programs (5/26/2020) -   As many across the US wait for their relief check or unemployment, cyber criminals are trying to intervene. This act is on the hopes of stopping citizens from receiving the money they need and depend on.   Another Day, Another COVID-19 Related Security Issue Are you one of the millions of Americans to receive a CARES Act relief check? I’m sure that it is quite possible. But, did you know that criminals on the web could be targeting your relief money or unemployment application? CPG is here to dig into the story and break the information down.   The CARES Act To begin, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic… Read More
  • easyjet Cyber Attack of the Week 13 – EasyJet Data Breach Leaks 9 Million Customer Records (5/22/2020) -   Not only do we have to worry about the spread of COVID-19 while traveling, we also have to worry about our data being compromised… EasyJet Data Breach Welcome back everyone for another joyous Friday in quarantine! This week, another airline company faces a massive data breach putting millions of customers at risk.  This week, UK based budget travel airline, EasyJet notified customers of a recent data breach. The company claims to be a victim of a sophisticated cyber attack, and is currently working with forensic experts to clear up the attack. Continuing, EasyJet released a statement and or letter to customers and the public regarding the breach. To see… Read More
  • covid-19 Why are Companies so Vulnerable During COVID-19? (5/18/2020) -   During the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber attacks appear to sky rocket. Why is that? Let’s get to the bottom of this issue…   Cyber Attacks on the Rise during COVID-19 Welcome back everyone to yet another week of quarantine. CPG is based in Pennsylvania, and we are beginning to see some progress in reopening our state. Although, I would say that the word progress will be used loosely.  Many counties and areas in our state are still on total lock down. With large cities like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, it makes it difficult to move towards a solution for opening. Many businesses, small and large, face many trials and challenges as… Read More