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Sextortion and Romance Scams: Dodging Cupid’s Malicious Arrow
This year’s theme for Safer Internet Day on February 7 was sextortion with a focus on financial sextortion and making sure young people know they can always get help.
Fake DDoS Pages On WordPress Sites Lead to Drive-By-Downloads
Yandex Email Admin Sold His Inbox Access and Compromised Almost 5,000 Accounts
Data breaches appear to be common events these days. This one came from an INTERNAL threat, which is frightening indeed.
Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple Products
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apple products, the most severe of which could allow for local code execution.
Schemes Targeting Cryptocurrency Holders
There have been a growing number of incident reports regarding schemes targeting cryptocurrency holders and potential purchasers.
Facebook Messenger Scams
The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) continues to receive reports of Facebook Messenger social engineering scams.
Successful Thanksgiving Free Meal Giveaway!
Green Technology, in cooperation with several local businesses, handed out a total of 517 meals for Thanksgiving!
GoDaddy Breached – Plaintext Passwords – 1.2M Affected
GoDaddy disclosed that an unknown attacker had gained unauthorized access to the system used to provision the company’s Managed WordPress sites, impacting up to 1.2 million of their WordPress customers.
6 Key Security Findings for 2021
Bad news: hackers and threats thrived and even evolved amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
SCAM Alert: Beware of Fake Email from “A Professional Photographer” claiming Copyright Infringement
Several GTS clients have received emails from a “professional” photographer or illustrator, claiming you have copyrighted images on your website. This is a SCAM.
Google Chrome Vulnerabilities Could Allow for Arbitrary Code Execution
An arbitrary code execution vulnerability security flaw has been found in Google’s Chrome browser.
Tips for “Safer Internet Day” – February 9, 2021
“Together for a better internet” is the motto of Safer Internet Day, celebrated on February 9, to remind us of the importance of responsible use of internet-enabled devices.
Malicious Cyber Activity Related to the COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccine-themed phishing emails may include subject lines that make reference to vaccine registration, information about vaccine coverage, locations to receive the vaccine, ways to reserve a vaccine, and vaccine requirements.
GTS Provides Thanksgiving Meals
The team at Green Technology Services is pleased to have donated Thanksgiving Dinners to 10 needy families.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Green Technology Services assembled support baskets for local breast cancer patients as October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Malicious Cyber Actor Spoofing COVID-19 Loan Relief Webpage via Phishing Emails
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is currently tracking an unknown malicious cyber actor who is spoofing the Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 loan relief webpage via phishing emails.
Using Video Chat to Help with the Loneliness of Social Distancing or Working from Home
With “Social Distancing” becoming the new norm, social interaction needs to go digital. We have suggestions to help.
How to Disinfect Your Electronics for Coronavirus
Wipe your devices between users and wash your hands often. Keep your hands away from your mouth, nose, and eyes.
12 tips to help secure your smart home and IoT devices
New gadgets make your home smarter and more efficient but it’s still up to you to learn how to secure the connected devices throughout your smart home.
Coronavirus Incites Barrage of Social Engineering Campaigns
Various threat actors are taking advantage of the global concern over the recent coronavirus.
Trojans Spread Far and Wide in 2019
2019 was a record breaking year for a variety of computer malware. Here is a brief overview of the most prevalent threat actors.