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Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices

Recently, the FBI, DHS, the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre released a joint Technical Alert describing worldwide cyber attacks from Russian state-sponsored cyber actors. In this alert, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team ("US-CERT") announced that the Russian government sponsored cyber attacks that enabled intellectual property theft and espionage. According to the alert, Russian cyber actors can obtain this access to information by finding vulnerabilities on devices/networks such as: Devices with legacy unencrypted protocols or authenticated services, Devices [...]

2018-04-23T13:37:42-04:00By |

Making sense of recent Facebook user privacy concerns

Facebook is a titan of social media. With billions of users, Facebook is the largest platform of them all (far surpassing Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). This means billions of people are sharing their personal information on one singular network. However, has Facebook kept this information safe?  It was reported several weeks ago that Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm, improperly obtained 87 million Facebook users’ personal data in 2015. To make matters worse, there is new reporting that all Facebook [...]

2018-04-15T23:20:48-04:00By |