As the Internet has grown, so has reliance on DNS (domain name service). There are 149,657,691 domain names that end in .com registered right now. The growing usage of domains and their importance for reputation (web) and communication (email) means security and functionality are paramount.
Small business’ are often targeted by malicious hackers. The motivation for this activity comes down to the perception of softer cybersecurity. Many small companies have easier to access sensitive resources and lower awareness of unauthorized activity on their systems and network(s).
It has recently come to our attention that there is an extremely severe wireless attack crippling the security of wireless networks. The nature of the attach is such that it allows attackers to decrypt wireless traffic as well as inject malicious content in to certain protocols. This vulnerability opens up wireless networks to a series of dangerous situations, whereas an outside intruder can spy or infect computers, as well as gain access to the network to launch more sophisticated attacks.
The massive Equifax data breaches have been circulating headlines around the world. What isn’t widely known is that at least two of the three breaches were caused by very simple security oversights.