Verkada Mass Hack

Verkada Mass Hack

According to IPVM.com and based on Bloomberg reporting, cloud-based CCTV provider Verkada has suffered a mass hack that went as far as gaining root level access to the camera’s OS, theoretically allowing them to be jumping points to attack the rest of any exposed parts of the network. The article also claims that various Verkada […]

Malicious Mozilla Firefox Extension Allows Gmail Takeover

Malicious Mozilla Firefox Extension Allows Gmail Takeover

The malicious extension, FriarFox, snoops in on both Firefox and Gmail-related data. A newly uncovered cyberattack is taking control of victims’ Gmail accounts, by using a customized, malicious Mozilla Firefox browser extension called FriarFox. Researchers say the threat campaign, observed in January and February, targeted Tibetan organizations and was tied to TA413, a known advanced […]

Avoiding Scammers

Avoiding Scammers

Here at Frankenstein Computers we have seen another recent spike in customers calling regarding their computers being compromised by scammers and would like to take a moment to remind you how to avoid them.   Typically, when it comes to scammers using your computer to ‘get you’ they come in two different methods.  The most frequent reported method […]

Silver Sparrow Mac virus infects almost 30000

Silver Sparrow Mac virus infects almost 30000

There is a new infection targeting Mac computers named Silver Sparrow. This infection is unique in the fact that it runs on the newest processor types, as well as the more common Intel processors. It also has no actual payload, and does not actually perform any task other than to confirm that it can connect […]

Microsoft Application Guard

Microsoft Application Guard

Starting this week Microsoft has released what is called an Application Guard for their Office products which is a defensive technology that quarantines untrusted Office documents so attack codes embedded in malicious files are unable to reach the operating system or any of its applications. Microsoft announced the distribution of this product around 5 months […]

Am I Big Enough for Cyber Security?

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