Computer running slower than usual? You might be mining bitcoin for someone else

Computer running slower than usual? You might be mining bitcoin for someone else

Posted by SGCS Admin, 15-12-2017

COMPUTERS that are running strangely slower than usual might be infected by a new type of malware that is specifically designed to mine bitcoin.   As the cryptocurrency becomes the new darling ...

Five Cyber-Security Threats Enterprises Will Confront in 2018

Five Cyber-Security Threats Enterprises Will Confront in 2018

Posted by SGCS Admin, 14-12-2017

There’s no question that 2017 has been a bad year for security managers. Not only have exploits gotten worse, but data breaches have become bigger and more costly and malware creators have added...

Cyber attack surface facts, figures and statistics for 2017 to 2022

Cyber attack surface facts, figures and statistics for 2017 to 2022

Posted by SGCS Admin, 14-12-2017

The rate of internet connection is outpacing our ability to properly secure it.   Like street crime, which historically grew in relation to population growth, we are witnessing a similar evolut...

Three men plead guilty in case of cyber-attack that paralyzed internet in 2016

Three men plead guilty in case of cyber-attack that paralyzed internet in 2016

Posted by SGCS Admin, 14-12-2017

Three men pleaded guilty to creating a “botnet” known as Mirai that was used to paralyze chunks of the internet in 2016.   Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman admitted to one ...

Better Cybersecurity Starts with Fixing Your Employees’ Bad Habits

Better Cybersecurity Starts with Fixing Your Employees’ Bad Habits

Posted by SGCS Admin, 13-12-2017

Cybercrime is here to stay, and it’s costing American firms a lot of money. The average annualized cost of cybercrime for global companies has increased nearly 62% since 2013, from $7.2 million ...

8 cybersecurity trends to watch for 2018

8 cybersecurity trends to watch for 2018

Posted by SGCS Admin, 13-12-2017

As we stand on the threshold of another year, the war for our cybersecurity rages on. There have been many data breaches in 2017, most notably for Equifax, Verizon, and Kmart. But if you seek a silver...