hackers

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Mistake in billions of Wi-fi chips can allow attackers decrypt data

A wi-fi vulnerability is allowing close by attackers to decrypt data sent via air. The affected devices include macs, iPads, kindles, iPhones, and Amazon Echos. Patches are being made to help fix this issue. Ha...

Zynga hack affected 170 million accounts!

A September password breach of online game company Zynga affected 170 million people, according to a new report from Have I Been Pwned. According to that site, the Zynga hack ranks 10th among its all-time large...

Fully Booked hotel & ski-resort pays bitcoin to regain control

Four-star hotel and ski-resort in Australia paid a reported $1,600 ransom to regain control of its computer system during a fully booked weekend. The systems were kicked offline which temporarily interfered wit...

Protect your HR department against Cyber Attack

Human Resources is often the target of malicious attacks via hackers and fraudulent email, simply because of the wealth of information available in your HR department. Employee names, birth dates, Social Securi...

Hundreds of Thousands of Cash Registers HACKED

According to security experts, Russian hackers have breached more than 330,000 cash registers in fast food chains, retail stores, and hotels around the world. The target of the hacking was a network point-of-sa...

Cyber Security Threats – Proactive Rather Than Reactive

Security executives have increasingly urged firms to utilize prevention, encouraging a plan that encompasses Information Technology and business units in order to ensure cyber security. Why might you ask? As a ...

First Twitter, now Facebook & Apple

It was just a couple of weeks ago that BVA wrote about Twitter being the latest victim of a sophisticated hacking scheme. This last week proved to be testing for some of the biggest names out there, Facebook an...

Twitter Users Beware…

We here at BVA hate to see this happen but once again hackers have claimed their latest victim and personally I think their theory was “go big or go home” this time around. Twitter’s director  of information se...

Not Even NASA’s data is safe!

For those of us who think we are pretty good at keeping our information safe, I would highly suggest you think again. Most leading government organizations have issues on keeping their data secure. Take for ins...