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Welcome to Site2 – Harsh Patel

Harsh R. Patel is the newest member of the Site2 Systems Engineering team.  Harsh is a graduate from Penn State Scranton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Sciences and Technology with two minors: Business, and Security and Risk Analysis (SRA). Harsh’s many collegiate accomplishments include an Academic Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in […]

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2018 Cybersecurity Concerns

2018 Cybersecurity Concerns Cyber threats are always evolving as cyber criminals become more savvy and people let their guards down by depending more and more on technology.  Here are some of the trending threats for 2018 that companies need to protect themselves from: Power shell based attacks – scripts that will control the companies server.  […]

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Is Your Antivirus Software Infected?

Antivirus Software Can Be Spreading Malware Florian Bogner, a security consultant, found an issue within the antivirus software.  This is  called AVGater and it will take a piece of malware from the quarantined folder and place it on the victim’s computer, allowing the malware to attack. Mr. Bogner notified the antivirus vendors that contained the […]

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This Rabbit’s Trick Ain’t Silly

What is BadRabbit Ransomware? This new ransomware seems to be a variation of Petya with a similar lockout screen.   As of October 24, 2017, BadRabbit has hit Russia and Eastern Europe, but is expected to spread to other countries.  The attackers are asking the victim to pay a ransom in bitcoins to recover their files.  It will […]

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Cyber Awareness Month Enters Final Stage

By Morgan Chalfant, TheHill.com, 10/23/2017 “National Cybersecurity Awareness month will enter its final stage this week as October comes to a close (that was fast!). There are a slew of cyber-focused events planned for this week, including Mozilla’s Cyber(in)security policy summit scheduled for Tuesday, which includes remarks by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Christopher Krebs, a top cybersecurity and infrastructure […]

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“Fake-tortion” Attacks

There is a new, sophisticated email scam you need to watch out for. The sophisticated attackers are targeting potential victims in an email sequence that starts with pornography and adult dating links, which are then followed up with extortion attempts. IT security company Forcepoint says it picked up more than 33,500 such emails in August, […]

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‘Irma’ Sites Spike

MS-ISAC has noticed a registration of over 743 domain names including the phrase “Irma “in the past few weeks. These new domains contain other words such as help, relief, victims, recover, claims and lawsuits. We all need to be cautious in the next few months of emails, any links or visiting websites pertaining to Irma. […]

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Patch your Droid today!

According to a recent Cybersecurity Advisory from the Multi-state Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), “Multiple Vulnerabilities in Google Android OS Could Allow for Arbitrary Code Execution” MS-ISAC OVERVIEW: Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Google Android operating system (OS), the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution. Android is an […]

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