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Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise For Educators

According to an alert recently issued by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre, colleges and universities worldwide are at increased risk of being targeted by a ransomware attack like the one that ...

Malware Called Phorpiex Delivers Ransomware With Old School Tactics

If you're involved with internet security on any level, then you're probably already familiar with the name Phorpiex. The malicious botnet has been around for years, and the people who control it ...

Consider Replacing Your Old Broadband Routers For Security

A company named 'UK security Watchdog, Which?' recently released a report with some disturbing security ramifications. Based on a survey of more than 6000 UK households, the company identified 13 different older ...

New Android Malware Called FluBot Is Stealing Passwords

There's a new malware threat you need to be aware of, and it recently made its way onto the UK's National Cyber Security Centre's radar. Called FluBot, it is designed to steal ...

Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Jiri Kropac, the head of ESET's Threat Detection Labs, recently reported a new malware campaign to be aware of. This one is a bit different in terms of methodology. Hackers most commonly ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - April 2021 Volume 42

Spring is in the air! Now’s a good time to work on growth strategies and focus on our next steps for the spring, especially after a year of COVID. Essentially, I’m starting from scratch and looking at all our systems, processes, ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - March 2021 Volume 41

It was this time last year that we hosted our first Cybersecurity event for BSides in Honolulu. We had 14 amazing sponsors and we sold out with 200 attendees. It was such a great event, but it was the LAST event before COVID started to ...

What Businesses Can Do To Minimize Phishing Emails

If you had to guess, worldwide, how many phishing emails would you estimate are sent out every day, what would you say? If you guessed anything less than three billion, you'd be ...

New Ryuk Ransomware Function Spreads Across Networks Quickly

In terms of ransoms paid, Ryuk is the most successful strain of ransomware in use today, having netted an estimated $150 million for the group behind the malicious code. According to a ...

Don’t Leave Your IT Security to Luck 

Similar to burglars looking for the soft target in the neighborhood, such as a house without cameras or newspapers piled up indicating a ...