Category: Security

Spear Phishing

Spear Phishing

I have been watching the reports from our Doru Managed Firewall system and I have noticed over the past few month a marked increase in the number of phishing attacks. I checked out a few other sources and confirmed this observation. May reports show about 10,000 unique phishing emails and June is sitting at about […]

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Gateway Protection against Web-Borne Threats The internet is, without a doubt, the #1 vector for threats to your company’s network security. Everything from run of the mill malware and phishing attacks to far more dangerous ransomware. The threat takes many forms… an email that claims to be from a legitimate vendor asking them to reset […]

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The New “I Love You” Virus

The New “I Love You” Virus

A new threat is making the rounds. Employees at companies that use Gmail for an email service, along with individual Gmail users are falling victim to a new scam. It goes something like this: You receive an email from someone you know. It tells you that they have shared a document with you. When you […]

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Bad Dharma (Its been a busy week)

Bad Dharma (Its been a busy week)

What is Dharma? Dharma is a new version of ransomware. Once its on your machine, the virus doesn’t fool around it looks for file servers and starts encrypting the it finds data immediately. The method of encryption makes file decryption almost impossible without the encryption key which is unique and is generated as a part […]

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