December 2019

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Throughout the past couple of years, the chances of receiving a threat over your email keeps increasing at an insane pace. This can be very alarming for businesses especially if the business does not have the right security solution in place. We have partnered with MailGuard to provide businesses with an advanced email filtering system that keeps unwanted emails out of every staff member’s mailbox....

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Security researchers are warning users of two WordPress plugins – made by Brainstorm Force – that they need to patch a “major” vulnerability that could allow hackers to gain administrative access to any website using the plugins. According to Brainstorm Force, it is only aware of one customer who had its website compromised because of this bug. However, another source is also reported a successful...

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A malicious web redirect campaign affecting iPhone users has impacted more than 100 publisher websites, including online newspapers and international weekly news magazines.   According to The Media Trust’s Digital Security & Operations (DSO) team, iPhone users visiting any of the impacted websites were redirected in a recent malvertising campaign via a multistage process, to eventually land on a fraudulent popup masquerading as a grocery store reward...

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Google has been working hard on improving Chrome and while the web browser dominates the market, there are some nifty features available on other web browsers that are missing from Google Chrome. One such feature has been the tab preview option which was earlier available in Classic Microsoft Edge.   Back in October Google made the feature available on Chrome OS but it was missing on other...

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A security researcher has found an exposed database on the internet belonging to online printing giant Vistaprint.   Security researcher Oliver Hough discovered the unencrypted database last week. There was no password on the database, allowing anyone to access the data inside. The database was first detected by exposed device and database search engine Shodan on November 5, but it may have been exposed for longer.   Hough tweeted...

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Researchers have discovered a new Android vulnerability that could allow malware to pose as popular apps and ask for various permissions, potentially allowing hackers to listen in on users, take photos, read and send SMS messages, and basically take over various functions as if they are the device’s owner.   Security researchers John Høegh-Omdal, Caner Kaya and Markus Ottensmann at Norwegian app-security provider Promon discovered the flaw—which...

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Keeping your businesses data secure is extremely important especially when 2020 is around the corner. Here are some cyber security steps on what should be done to help keep your data secure and prevent any cyber attacks from occurring within your business.   Mail Filtering Mail filtering is the first step in the right direction when it comes to keeping your business secure. We follow our 3-layered security...

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