Word of the Day – “Hat” Hacker

Definition: There are three types of "Hat" hackers: Black Hats, White Hats, and Gray Hats. Black Hat hackers break the…
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Greencrypted Word of The Day – Worm

Definition: A worm is a virus that will replicate itself in order to infect as many devices on a network…
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Greencrypted Security Byte – How are backups part of cybersecurity?

You may have heard someone talking, or seen some of our posts, about backups. You may think "How are backups…
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Greencrypted Security Bytes – TikTok Security Flaw

A flaw in the popular Social Media app could allow attackers to access your personal information, such as phone number,…
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Huge Pricing Changes

We have made some changes to our data storage provider and structure. This reduces our costs and directly effects our…
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Greencrypted Word of The Day – Bad Actor

A person or organization responsible for actions that are harmful, illegal, or malicious. This term is used widely among the…
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Greenrypted Word of the Day – Adware

Definition - Type of spyware that preys on your information to learn your interests from your browsing habits. Example -…
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Greencrypted Security Alert – Sophisticated Cyberattack

Bottom Line Up Front: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Treasury, and U.S. Commerce department were hacked, in addition…
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Security Byte – Watch out for Phishing Scams

A phishing scam is an email-based social attack designed to get you to give up your personal information. Typically these…
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Greencrypted Word of the Day – Ransomware

Definition - A type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money…
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Greencrypted Security Alert – Ransomware attack on Foxconn

Bottom Line Up Front: Foxconn, a manufacturer for Apple, has confirmed they were hit with a ransomware attack on November…
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Greencrypted Security Alert – 350,000 Spotify Accounts Hacked

Bottom Line Up Front: Using an attack method called "Credential Stuffing" (just in time for Thanksgiving in the US), attackers…
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