Phishing for donations

Brittany Pescetto Cybersecurity, Phishing

While the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey continues to pummel Texas, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns of existing fictitious disaster relief scams, preying on the charitable. With August marking just over 12 years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, the devastation has lasted far longer than the storm, and it’s happening again. When Katrina struck, FEMA dished out nearly $500 million in federal aid, more …

Pacemaker Vulnerability

Brittany Pescetto Blog, Cybersecurity

Tuesday the FDA released a recall notice issued to those who currently have a pacemaker manufactured by the Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical). A firmware update is now available as an emergency corrective action, to quickly reduce the risk of patient exploitation. If you’re affected by this recall, the firmware update requires in in-office visit your health care provider for …