Sextortion Attacks Take a Dark Turn and Infect People With GandCrab Ransomware

One of our partners, Proofpoint reported that last week employees in the United States have been bombarded by a spam attack that pushed a double-whammy of a sextortion attempt combined with a possible ransomware infection. On or around May 2018, there have been a number of different attacks using different versions of sextortion threats. Hackers …

Facebook attacked Again. Check Your September Usage.

Another cyber-attack against Facebook has been reported once again. 6.8 million users’ private photos were exposed. This, allegedly, also includes photos that users started to upload but did not complete. CNN reports that a bug recently allowed third-party app developers to access photos that were not publicly shared. Layer 7 will update this information as …

The Marriott Hotel Data Breach

Have your eyes been glued to the news ever since the Marriott hotel data breach story was revealed this month?  Layer 7 Data Solutions has been following the story. On Friday, November 30th, Marriott informed their customers of a major data breach that started in 2014 but was not discovered until a week ago. The …