A Proportional Response to Email Hacking

One of the significant issues in the current US Presidential election campaign has been the use and abuse of email. Both Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server for government business while she was Secretary of State, and the allegation that the Russian government has been hacking Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign emails […]

Locky Volumes Plummet, One of the Worlds Largest Botnets Possibly Taken Down

Motherboard reports that researcher Kevin Beaumont and several security firms have seen the distribution of Dridex and Locky malware stop as of June 1st. These pieces of malware, and several others such as Neverquest2, are spread via Necurs — what is possibly the world’s largest botnet, as stated by Beaumont. Currently, the prevailing theory is […]

Milwaukee Bucks Fall Victim to W-2 Spear Phishing

Earlier this morning the Milwaukee Bucks announced that their organization had become the recent victim of a W-2 spear phishing attack. Crooks managed to extort the Buck’s 2015 tax records for every employee, including players. Similar to a number of incidents we’ve detailed in the past, attackers impersonated the organization’s CEO (or in this case […]

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