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112, 2022

ALVAKA – Celebrating 40 Years!

December 1st, 2022|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments

After 40 years in business, Alvaka Networks is now simply Alvaka! As a recognized market leader and pioneering IT managed services provider, our success has centered on our ability to innovate new ideas and continue our investment in the [...]

2111, 2022

Why Ransomware Targets Education and Healthcare Sectors

November 21st, 2022|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nowadays, tech and ransomware go hand in hand. Hackers look for two characteristics when they scope out their next target: first, an organization or individual with valuable information and assets; and second, someone who is fairly easy to attack. Hackers [...]

2408, 2022

U.S. Department of State’s $10M Bounty on Conti Ransomware

August 24th, 2022|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The U.S. Department of State announced last week that it is offering a $10,000,000 bounty for information on the identification or location of five highly ranked members of Wizard Spider, the Conti ransomware syndicate. Since the emergence of Conti in [...]

1908, 2022

OFAC Sanctions Cryptocurrency Mixer Tornado Cash

August 19th, 2022|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What is Tornado Cash? A virtual cryptocurrency mixer on the Ethereum blockchain, Tornado Cash was officially sanctioned by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on August 8th, 2022. The platform works to facilitate [...]

1708, 2022

The EPA Adds Cybersecurity Rules for Water Sector

August 17th, 2022|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

As cyber attacks continue suppressing critical infrastructure sectors like water and wastewater systems, implementing proper cybersecurity practices is becoming more vital in protecting against highly disruptive cybersecurity incidents. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), these threats on process control [...]

108, 2022

Windows 11’s New Update Defends Against Compromised Credentials

August 1st, 2022|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|0 Comments

Passwords protect our identity in the digital space, allowing for safe and secure interactions. Despite the strength and efficacy of any given sophisticated password, private data is at risk when credentials are compromised. To combat these online attacks, Microsoft is [...]