Hit by Ransomware Attack, Florida City Agrees to Pay Hackers $600,000.

The leaders of Riviera Beach, Fla., looking weary, met quietly this week for an unusual vote to pay nearly $600,000 in ransom to hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems. Riviera Beach, a small city of about 35,000 people just north of West Palm Beach, became the latest government to be crippled by ransomware attacks […]

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Threat Alert: Linux Kernel Bug Knocks PCs, IoT Gadgets and More Offline

Four vulnerabilities could “SACK” connected devices with denial-of-service exploits. According to Netflix researchers, a multiple TCP-based remote denial-of-service vulnerabilities have been uncovered in the FreeBSD and Linux kernels. For instance, exploitation would interrupt TCP connections and therefore streaming content flows to vulnerable Linux-based PCs (putting a crimp in binge-watching). Also, attackers could disable connections to […]

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CCG Set To Win More Government Contracting Business.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8(a) Accelerator Program Certificate Award. In a quest for new customer opportunities, Rosy Canfield the CEO of Canfield Cyber Defense Group LLC. was on the 13th of June, 2019. presented with a certificate, for the successful completion of the Bowie Business Innovation Center’s Inaugural 8(a) Accelerator Program. About the 8(A) ACCELERATOR PROGRAM […]

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The Growing Threat of Cyberattacks

As much as cyber-attacks occur with greater frequency and intensity around the world. many either go unreported or are under-reported, leaving the public with a false sense of security about the threat they pose and the lives and property they impact. NB: Organizations and individual should do more to secure their networks. Although prior administrations […]

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Don’t be a victim: 5 Tips to protect yourself from phishing scam

On Monday the 15th of April, Brian Krebs an American journalist wrote about the breach of Indian multinational corporation Wipro Ltd, that provides information technology, consulting and business process services. According to KrebsOnSecurity.com, two trusted sources spoke anonymously to Krebs said Wipro’s trusted networks and systems were being used to launch cyberattacks against the company’s […]

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Small Businesses Are Prime Targets For Hackers!

The fact of the matter is, bouncing back from a cyber-attack is no easy feat. It is extremely expensive and damaging for businesses worldwide especially small businesses who are the preferred targets for those who seek to steal information. Nearly 50 per cent of small businesses have experienced a cyber-attack and that’s a major issue given […]

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