WCA Technologies
27
OCT
2017
phishing

Why Did We Get Hacked?

I just want to know, why did we get hacked? I met a successful lawyer recently who was upset because one of her clients had been hacked.  (It’s not just her clients that are getting hacked.)  She moaned, “I just want to know WHY this happened.” Good question. So how did I...
15
MAR
2017
Resume Attacks

Résumé Attacks

Are you hiring? Should you worry about clicking on an attachment of a job candidate because it might contain a virus or other type of malware (résumé attacks)? Yes, you should. First reported by Barracuda in a blog post about six weeks ago it appears criminals are expanding their...
07
MAR
2017
internet outage

Is Amazon’s Outage Hurting YOU?

Having trouble with your internet connection today? Is your Nest thermostat acting up?  Can’t access Quora, Sailthru, Businss Inside, Giphy, parts of Slack…? THE GOOD NEWS:  It’s not you. THE BAD NEWS:  It’s Amazon in North Virginia, and they are still trying to...
02
MAR
2017
time bomb

WARNING: Cisco Time Bomb on Your Network

Cisco has identified an issue related to a component manufactured by a supplier that affects millions of their products.  It is a time bomb that could negatively affect your 2017 results. WARNING:  If you do not identify and correct this problem before the component fails, the...
24
OCT
2016
cyber-security-month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

We dare you to confirm your company is secure in the 7 most vulnerable areas hackers seek to breech. Don’t miss this opportunity to quickly confirm your organization has taken the most important steps to security your sensitive data and CASH. You have to really “lock things down”...
10
AUG
2016
cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

This is really a bummer: AT&T reported that it is likely your organization has had a security breach during the past year and you are not aware of it. The reason this is a serious concern is because hackers are staying in your network longer to study behavior and pull-off...
20
JUL
2016
computer virus

Not Your Mama’s Virus

People say Willie Sutton used to rob banks “because that’s where the money is.” When it comes to your business, “the money” resides in the digital data on your computer systems and networks. Your problem is there is a totally new, super sophisticated class of...
12
JUL
2016
phishing

Feed a Phish or Learn to Phish

The ancient philosopher, Maimonides, is credited with saying: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. This is a life lesson that is transformational personally and professionally. Traditional fishing is a process:  Get...