Security Corner: Ransomware in Shortcuts — How to Prevent an Attack

Security Corner: Ransomware in Shortcuts — How to Prevent an Attack

Sophos’ security blog highlights a new trend in ransomware: crooks trying to catch your users unaware by placing harmful scripts inside shortcuts. Shortcuts aren’t as easy to catch compared to other files due to their ability to run code and hide their content from the user. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, please educate your employees about the harmfulness of these attacks.

Look What’s Coming - WiFi Signals That Can Spy on You?

Look What’s Coming - WiFi Signals That Can Spy on You?

Remember in “The Dark Knight” when Batman used cellphone signals as a type of sonar to find the bad guys? It may not be as far-fetched as it seems. The Atlantic recently posted a story discussing the many uses of Wi-Fi signals, including identifying individuals in a room (even behind walls!), knowing what keys someone was pressing, and monitoring the heartbeats of people in a room — all derived from the Wi-Fi signals that are bouncing all around us.