Posts by Scott Logan

“Death in the family” cyber scam and other security headlines this week

Cybercriminals are preying on people who have recently suffered a death in the family. They scan obituaries and claim the ...

7 questions to ask about cyber insurance, plus more security headlines

Insurance for cybersecurity is different from other types of insurance because the nature of threats is constantly changing. ...

Return of Petya MFT ransomware and more I.T. security news

Kasperky researchers discovered a new variant of last year's Petya Master File Table (MFT) ransomware, with "new and ...

Resurgence of Cryptolocker ransomware, plus other security headlines

CryptoLocker ransomware is back big time. Researchers have spotted a sudden resurgence this year, specifically identifying ...

“Font Not Found” malware scam and other security headlines this week

Scammers and hackers are targeting Google Chrome users with this new "font not found" hacking scam that's incredibly easy to ...

Malicious Mac macros and other security headlines this week

Security researchers have detected the first in-the-wild instance of hackers are making use of malicious Mac macros in Word ...

DynA-Crypt ransomware, a new cybersecurity playbook, and other security headlines

A new strain of ransomware called DynA-Crypt that was put together using a malware creation kit by people that are not very ...

Ransomware wipes out police evidence, and more security headlines

The Police Department in Cockrell Hill, Texas, admitted in a press release that they lost 8 years' worth of evidence after ...

Tax phishing attack warning from IRS and more security headlines

ALERT: The current tax phishing scam works in two steps so watch out for possibly bogus emails for your tax ...