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Category: Online Security

What is Wardriving?

May 8th, 2018 by
  What is wardriving? Wardriving is a technique by hackers and security experts to conduct large-scale surveillance of networks by simply driving by their signals and recording the information. It is also a game played among many of them to see who can collect the most network-data. It starts with downloading an app such as G-MoN or Wigle. Once the app is installed and an account is setup, the individual only needs to drive around and it will automatically capture the information being broadcasted by wireless devices. These devices can be wireless access points, wireless printers, Bluetooth devices, and home automation systems.   Why ...
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New Malware Detected

April 17th, 2018 by
  Beware of running executable (.exe) files. We found this sticky virus on a machine and decided to get a copy of it to upload for analysis. WARNING, this malicious trojan cannot be removed via most anti-virus applications (we have tested about 10 different applications) as it replicates and creates a non-intrusive RAT via Supremo Remote Software in order to restore itself. It also escalates privileges and implements a rootkit allowing for complete access while blocking yours. This process was found in a hidden directory C:/ProgramData/WeatherBug/ creating 119 registry records. Sophos responded to the uploaded detection with:  "1. SetupNow.exe is a New detection: ...
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Switch to Fast & Secure DNS

April 3rd, 2018 by
We have seen a very exciting development in the technology community! In today's hectic online environment, it is easy to forget that there are many sites keeping tabs on your whereabouts. It could be your shopping preferences, political opinions, surfing habits, and much more. Cloudflare, a well-known Internet privacy and security company, just launched its DNS service (with as an alternate for redundancy). This new service is performance-driven and privacy-focused. Unlike their competitors such as Google and OpenDNS, Cloudflare's DNS service can reach faster resolutions as low as 11.3-14 milliseconds and clears its logs every 24 hours to ...
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Network Security Solutions – Are Your Documents Secure?

January 31st, 2018 by
January 29th, 2018 Network Security Solution Why Choose Sophos? Sophos makes enterprise-grade security that is feasible for small and mid-sized companies. It provides sophisticated protection with simple management that our competitors are unable to match. Created by SophosLabs and DARPA, Sophos has a unique edge in the field of security using theory, synchronized protection, and heuristic learning algorithms to prevent attacks before they happen. This is unlike our competitors who react to attacks rather than prevent them. Endpoint Protection for Businesses Cape Fear Networks is proud to announce our partnership with Sophos, an international network security solutions provider. This is a next-generation level of protection ...
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Identity Phishing and How to Protect Yourself

October 10th, 2017 by
Identity phishing attacks take place everywhere. According to Kaspersky, the online security firm, close to 800 billion attacks were repelled in the year 2015, which approximately 2 million were attempts to take money from bank accounts online. Fraudwatch International, an online fraud protection service, shows recent sites utilized for phishing include Dropbox, Wells Fargo Bank, Microsoft OneDrive, Chase Bank, and WhatsApp. Favored among hackers is Internet Service Provider (ISP). Scammers bust into ISP accounts in larger numbers than financial and banking institutions, according to Anti-Phishing Working Group. Hackers use these ISP accounts to send spam as well as steal credit ...
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