Faxing faux pas compromises patients’ mental health records

For ten years doctors’ offices have been sending confidential documents to a spa owner’s fax machine.

David Bisson reports.


Watch out! Fax notification email aims to infect your PC

Computer users have often been warned to be wary of opening unsolicited email attachments because of the risk of malware infection, and yet many continue to be infected via precisely this method.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Metasploit website hijacked by pro-Palestinian hackers… via fax

Rapid7’s Metasploit is the latest high profile website to fall foul of a pro-Palestinian group of hackers, who hijacked its DNS records.

And it seems the hackers used an old-fashioned fax message to commit their crime.

New incoming fax message is actually malware – be on your guard!

Computer users are warned to be on the lookout for messages in their email inbox, claiming to be an incoming fax.