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High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year
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High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year

Tried and tested email methods used to attack organizations
3 Mar 2021
Malicious ‘dependency confusion’ packages are stealing password files
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Malicious ‘dependency confusion’ packages are stealing password files

The new vulnerability is targeting Amazon, Zillow, Lyft, and Slack code repositories
2 Mar 2021
AOL users are the target of a new phishing campaign
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AOL users are the target of a new phishing campaign

Cyber criminals are targeting AOL users because they’re an older demographic and may find it too complicated to switch to newer services
1 Mar 2021
Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry
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Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry

North Korea-linked hackers used ThreatNeedle backdoor to gather sensitive data
26 Feb 2021
FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users
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FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users

The campaign aims to steal credentials using spoof phishing pages hosted on legitimate domains
24 Feb 2021
Hackers are using Google Alerts to help spread malware
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Hackers are using Google Alerts to help spread malware

Fake news gives rise to fake alerts that install phony Adobe Flash updates
22 Feb 2021
North Korea expected to increase cyber attacks due to COVID struggles
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North Korea expected to increase cyber attacks due to COVID struggles

CrowdStrike also expects an increase in the number of cyber attacks targeting health care institutions
22 Feb 2021
Microsoft is concerned with escalating web shell attacks
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Microsoft is concerned with escalating web shell attacks

140,000 malware tools discovered on average every month
12 Feb 2021
Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website
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Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website

Hackers leaked the name, phone number, and other personal information of Patriotic Bridge Knights' alleged leader
5 Feb 2021
Hackers can exploit Realtek Wi-Fi module bug to gain root access to devices
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Hackers can exploit Realtek Wi-Fi module bug to gain root access to devices

Realtek has already patched some newer modules
4 Feb 2021
Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities
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Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities

Hypervisor flaws enable hackers to send requests to devices and take control
2 Feb 2021
Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack
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Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack

Cyber criminals have compromised an Android emulator and used it to infect gamers’ devices with malware
1 Feb 2021
Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time
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Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time

Threat actors installed the LogoKit toolkit on over 700 domains over the last month
28 Jan 2021
Global ransom DDoS extortionists are retargeting companies
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Global ransom DDoS extortionists are retargeting companies

Threat actors asked for 10 bitcoins, or they will attack corporate networks
22 Jan 2021
BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims
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BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims

That unexpected Google Form may be benign, but it can lead to more aggressive tactics
21 Jan 2021
FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks
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FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks

Hackers are attempting to steal corporate credentials from US-based employees using voice phishing
19 Jan 2021
Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware
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Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware

Cyber criminals are impersonating WHO, DHL, and vaccine manufacturers in phishing campaigns
15 Jan 2021
Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts
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Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts

Pass-the-cookie attacks help sidestep organizational security
14 Jan 2021
Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims
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Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims

The gaming company now estimates up to 390,000 have been affected
13 Jan 2021
Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout
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Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout

Florida is the epicenter of website issues, as patients struggle with malfunctioning sites and hackers
6 Jan 2021
Researcher breaks Google CAPTCHA using speech-to-text AI
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Researcher breaks Google CAPTCHA using speech-to-text AI

"Simple attack" thwarts Google's anti-bot system again
5 Jan 2021
Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware
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Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware

As hospitals bravely cope with Coronavirus, hackers sense an opportunity to cash in
5 Jan 2021
Phobos’ Orbital helps unmask cyber attack pathways in networks
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Phobos’ Orbital helps unmask cyber attack pathways in networks

The tool is out of beta and available for trials starting this week
17 Dec 2020