How can you protect yourself from Grayware?

How can you protect yourself from Grayware?

Grayware refers to applications that have annoying, unwanted, or unrevealed behavior but do not fall into any of the major threat categories. Grayware is a more succinct name for “potentially unwanted programs.” Grayware tends to either gather data or serve ads. It...

NIST SP 800-171 Compliance and CUI

NIST SP 800-171 Compliance and CUI

NIST SP 800-171 is a set of standards that defines how to protect and distribute Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) created or possessed by non-federal entities. Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) is information that is unclassified and not strictly...

What contractors risk by not being NIST 800-171 compliant

What contractors risk by not being NIST 800-171 compliant

The National Institute of Standards and Technology SP 800-171 is a set of standards that define how to protect and distribute material that is sensitive but not classified. The Special Publication is a mandate for contractors serving local and federal governments and...

Voter records for sale on a dark web forum

Voter records for sale on a dark web forum

Around 35 million voter records are up for sale on a dark web forum. The records include full names, phone numbers, physical addresses, voting history and other voting data. Prices for the voter lists range from $150 to $12,500 depending on the state. According to...

Influential Instagrammers hacked for ransom

Influential Instagrammers hacked for ransom

Some influential Instagram account users were hacked for ransom recently. Hackers demanded ransom in Bitcoins in order to release the users accounts. Accounts that were affected were influential accounts with large followings and a credible social influence....