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HALOCK Investigation finds that over 70% of mortgage lenders may be putting sensitive financial data at risk through their application processes
Schaumburg, IL, January 29, 2014: Cybersecurity firm HALOCK Security Labs found many of the nation’s large and small mortgage lenders allow for information sharing practices that may put applicants’ personal and financial … Read More »
Social engineering is the art of manipulating people into performing actions or exposing confidential information in order to gather information for fraudulent purposes or gain unlawful access to computer systems.
HALOCK investigated a case where an employee had died out of state and an IT staff member was instructed to retrieve that employee’s laptop … Read More »
Imagine one hundred container ships full of the most valuable U.S. assets heading to China every day. Diamonds, gold, oil, John Deere Tractors, priceless artwork, Chevy Corvettes, life-saving artificial hearts, books from our historic libraries, soybeans, the latest Intel® processors, Redwood trees, the genuine Constitution of the United States of America, the Statue of … Read More »
An all-too-common cyber-crime today is spoofing, which is the practice of deceiving people into believing an email or website originates from a source that it does not. In a recent case we are investigating, the perpetrator substituted a number in the URL to mimic the actual URL with the hopes that the recipient wouldn’t notice and would … Read More »