Monthly Archives - January 2020

Windows 7 Has Reached The End Of Support

Microsoft would like you to know that Windows 7 has reached the end of the road. No more security updates are coming, and there are no more patches or bug fixes. So from here, every newly discovered security flaw is essentially a zero-day issue. The company has been loudly advertising the fact that the end is nigh for Windows 7 for more than a year. Despite that fact, there's a surprisingly robust population of computers still running the ancient operating system. Microsoft...

FBI Sheds New Light On Ransomware Tactics

According to a recent FBI alert marked "TLP: AMBER," businesses should be on high alert for ransomware attacks. The alert reads, in part, as follows: "Since January 2019, LockerGoga ransomware has targeted large corporations and organizations in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Norway, and the Netherlands. The MegaCortex ransomware, first identified in May 2019, exhibits Indicators of Compromise (IOCs), command and control (C2) infrastructure, and targeting similar to LockerGoga. The actors behind LockerGoga and MegaCortex will gain a foothold on a...