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Notable Cyber Attacks – March

April 29, 2014

March 2014 was a busy month for cyber crime. Below is a list of just some of the attacks that occurred. The Smucker Company had to notify an undisclosed number of customers that had placed online orders that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers. Anonymous Ukraine hackers defaced several websites from Poland, […]

New Microsoft Internet Explorer Exploit Is A Big Problem For XP Users

April 28, 2014

A new exploit targeting Internet Explorer versions 9 to 11 has been discovered; Microsoft has assigned CVE-2014-1776 to this exploit and is tracking the issue.  While the target is Internet Explorer versions 9-11 the vulnerability being exploited is found in version 6 through 11. From Microsoft’s Security Advisory, “The vulnerability…could allow an attacker to execute […]

Would You Click On An Unknown goo.gl?

April 1, 2014

For those that don’t know goo.gl is one of the many URL shortening services.  tinyurl.com and bit.ly are others you might be familiar with. goo.gl links can be very helpful.  First they give you the ability to shorten very long or complicated URLs you need to send, such as taking, https://acc.tsis.net/cart.php?a=add&domain=register to the online domain registration site […]

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