What can we learn from WannaCry?
On Friday, May 12th, 2017, an unknown group of hackers unleashed the now infamous WanaCrypt0r 2.0 against government agencies, companies, and individuals worldwide. When the dust settled over 200,000 systems had been infected, and many victims lost their files forever. WannaCry did not take weeks, or even days, to spread. The damage was done in mere hours. At the time of this writing, the authors of this ransomware had made just over $126,000 - a complete failure compared to
Gift Card Fraud
Gift cards are ubiquitous in the restaurant/ retail industry. They represent hassle-free transactions, guaranteed sales, and you even receive the money up-front! You spend a small fortune protecting your cash with high-tech safes and camera systems, and even more protecting your customer's credit cards. But have you stopped to consider how to protect gift cards? Wherever money exists, thieves work tirelessly to steal it from you. Gift cards are not an exception, and they of