cybersecurity Archives - Hammett Technologies, LLC

New Ransomware on the Rise!

New ransomware, Nemty, has been discovered according to the report from BleepingComputer. Nemty, as security researchers are calling it, has the possibility to spread using compromised Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connections. Nemty, like all other ransomware, holds the victim’s files hostage, deleting all shadow versions of the files while disabling the victim from any attempted

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Security Holes Found in Android Phones

Security researchers have discovered a security hole in Samsung, LG, Huawei, Sony, and other Android-based phones, leaving multiple users vulnerable to phishing attacks through text messaging. The exploit takes advantage of the over-the-air (OTA) provisioning. Security researchers discovered that the industry standard of OTA provisioning, Open Mobile Alliance Client Provisioning (OMA CP), can be hacked

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Our National Cyber Security is at Risk but You Can Help

As the demand for experienced cyber security workers increases, our national security decreases. Some analysts believe that by as early as next year there could be a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals. With cyber-attacks becoming an increasing threat, enlisting and training a new generation of well-versed cyber security experts, as well as training current workers

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