Business continuity

Understanding the Security Impact of Juice Jacking

Executive BriefJuice jacking is a common term that refers to compromising your mobile device through public charging stations, like those found in airports, hotels and coffee shops. Hackers can install special USB devices that contain malware in public charging stations.How does it work?When a phone is plugged in to charge, a piece of malware is automatically downloaded and installed onto the phone. The malware then provides hackers the ability to access your mobile device remotely and capture your activities, including email, online company files, banking credentials and much more.Guarding Against Juice JackingThe following are recommended safeguards to protect you from [...]

Understanding the Security Impact of Juice Jacking2021-08-18T10:54:38-06:00

July 2021 PrintNightmare Briefing

Executive BriefPrintNightmare is the name given to a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Print spooler service. Attackers can take advantage of this vulnerability to gain control of affected systems, causing widespread harm to internal and external parties.Technical DetailsThe RpcAddPrinterDriverEx() function is used to install a printer driver on a system. One of the parameters to this function is the DRIVER_CONTAINER object, which contains information about which driver is to be used by the added printer. The other argument, dwFileCopyFlags, specifies how replacement printer driver files are to be copied. An attacker can take advantage of the fact [...]

July 2021 PrintNightmare Briefing2021-07-08T15:01:28-06:00

5 Reasons Why Backing Up Microsoft Office 365 Is a Priority

Cloud computing has revolutionized the use of software applications, removing the need for local installation. Microsoft Office 365 and other SaaS applications leverage the cloud, increasing accessibility and capabilities. However, the data protection capabilities of Office 365 are greatly misunderstood, with many assuming that data backup and recovery is inherent in the application. This therefore has raised one important question: Are third party services actually useful in Office 365? The answer… Definitely! Proper data backup and recovery systems ensure that the day-to-day functions of the business are properly maintained. Data loss can be costly, and it doesn’t matter whether the [...]

5 Reasons Why Backing Up Microsoft Office 365 Is a Priority2021-03-14T18:18:19-06:00
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