Tech Tuesdays: Hacking A City

May 28, 2019 | By:

GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone joins WOSU radio for their Tech Tuesday to discuss Baltimore’s government computer systems and Cleveland’s airport falling victim to ransomware attacks. Listen to the full radio clip “Tech Tuesdays: Hacking A City” now!


Are free phone charging stations in airports safe?

May 28, 2019 | By:

Hackers are using airport USB charging stations to steal your information. Remediation Services Practice Lead Paul Sems shares what you should know with WKYC 3 in their story “Are free phone charging stations in airports safe?”


Number of ATMs globally drops

May 23, 2019 | By:

News 5 Cleveland talks with GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone on the number of ATMs worldwide being down for the first time ever. View the full article “Number of ATMs globally drops for the first time ever, more people using mobile peer-to-peer payment services” here.


Here’s How Driverless Cars Could be Hacked

May 22, 2019 | By:

Founder and CEO David Kennedy is a contributor to Yahoo Finance. Read his post “Security expert: Here’s how driverless cars could be hacked” on Yahoo Finance here.


Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005

May 21, 2019 | By:

CEO David Kennedy talks with WIRED about another password storage problem from a large tech company. G Suite users should pay attention! Read more about what happened in the article “Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005“


Your phone is spying? The truth behind the strange phenomenon

May 20, 2019 | By:

GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone talks with Fox News about eerie tales of your phone ‘listening’ to what you say. “It’s easy to feel like our phone is spying on us. It is actually spying on us, but it is not eavesdropping.” – Hamerstone. Read the full article “Your phone is spying? The truth behind…


Ransomware Attack Cripples Baltimore’s City Systems

May 15, 2019 | By:

Watch the full news clip HERE. CEO David Kennedy is quoted on Fox News as they investigate Baltimore’s ransomware attack. City leaders says there’s no end in sight as hackers hold Baltimore city’s files hostage; Gillian Turner reports.


22 Red Flags Someone Is Spying on Your Phone

May 13, 2019 | By:

GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone contributed his red flag, downloading a malicious app, to Reader’s Digest’s article “22 Red Flags Someone Is Spying on Your Phone.” “This is becoming a bigger problem for consumers, as criminals are hiding malware or malicious capabilities inside of apps that appear legitimate or may even perform some legitimate service,…


How to protect yourself from phone scams

May 08, 2019 | By:

WWL First News with Tommy Tucker. Listen as he talks to GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone about how to protect yourself from phone scams.


Experiencing Phishing Works Better By Utilizing Microsoft Security Product

May 02, 2019 | By:

Prevents other security products from doing their job. Read this overview of Moe’s from digi.no (originally in Norwegian) here or read his original write-up on our blog “Next Gen Phishing – Leveraging Azure Information Protection”