Social distancing may have limited our physical interactions, but it also increased our electronic activities. So many of our daily pursuits are now done electronically – and some users for the first time. Although we have to disclose so much of our personal data online, cyber security is often an afterthought to the average consumer.
2020 has been quite a year so far, surfacing security vulnerabilities many were unprepared for. Cyber attackers took advantage of new remote working environments as well as our fear and uncertainty due to COVID-19, and hit our networks hard.
HALOCK partnered with a Manufacturing company to recover data exfiltrated from a ransomware attack
HALOCK contained and eradicated a ransomware attack on a manufacturing company’s internal assets and set a wholistic plan to mitigate future risk through enhanced MFA, policies, and training.
During the pandemic HALOCK and the information security community have been responding to a significant spike in cyber security incidents.
Think of a hacker as an enemy attack submarine. In warfare, a submarine lurks underwater, seeking victims. It may be probing the defenses of a shipping harbor to find weaknesses that can be exploited. Hackers perform a similar strategy today as they probe the web for internet-facing assets to find easy targets to breach and […]
Spoofing is a common threat in the cyber security world.