Why Do Intelligent, Security-Savvy People Still Click on Bad Email Links?

Almost every day, we hear of some tech executive being hacked via a spear phishing email, and we all probably ask the same question: How can people who know better have been so stupid? Doesn’t everybody know that you don’t click on a link or open an attachment in a suspicious email? The answer is, … Continue reading Why Do Intelligent, Security-Savvy People Still Click on Bad Email Links?

Something’s Just Not Right: A Look Inside the Recent Surge in Social Media Hacks

Linkedin, Twitter, MySpace, and many more social media sites have been reportedly hacked in recent weeks… or have they? All roads to these hacks lead to one site, LeakedSource. So what’s going on here? LeakedSource says “all data offered is derived from public sources automatically. LeakedSource does not verify or evaluate each piece of data, … Continue reading Something’s Just Not Right: A Look Inside the Recent Surge in Social Media Hacks

Movie Review: Zero Days: The Complex Story of the Development of the Stuxnet Worm and the Political Implications Surrounding It

Zero Days is a documentary about the development, deployment, and implications of the Stuxnet worm, widely considered one of the most (if not the most) complex malware packages in cyber history. This is not a documentary for everyone. That said, it should be recommended viewing for everyone in the cybersecurity industry; not only for the … Continue reading Movie Review: Zero Days: The Complex Story of the Development of the Stuxnet Worm and the Political Implications Surrounding It

Here’s How Russian Hackers Used Google to Spear Phish Clinton and the DNC

Cybersecurity firm, SecureWorks, reported that Russian hackers, possibly associated with the Russian government, were able to hack into email accounts held in both the hillaryclinton.com and dnc.org domains. According to the Counter Threat Unit (CTU), associated with the firm, Russian hackers from the group known as Threat Group-4127 (TG-4127) targeted these sites from March until … Continue reading Here’s How Russian Hackers Used Google to Spear Phish Clinton and the DNC