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New Wave of Supply Chain Cyber Attacks Expected

Throughout April, Shanghai and other major cities in China have been on lockdown due to recent COVID-19 outbreaks. Along with the ongoing war in Ukraine, these lockdowns have drastically impacted supply chains for industries around the world. We expect to see another wave of supply chain-related phishing and social engineering attacks. Cybercriminals could use this news to spoof shipping delay …

LinkedIn Now The Most Spoofed Website For Phishing Emails

Considered to be social media for professionals, LinkedIn is an invaluable tool for millions of people all over the world and a great way to make a wide range of professional connections. Unfortunately, hackers and scammers are aware of this fact and tend to gravitate to it as well. They are hoping to take advantage of the unsuspecting.  Recent research …

Windows 11 Will Soon Get New Security Features

If you’re a member of the Windows Insiders group, you may already be aware of this. If you missed the company’s announcement be on the lookout for some new security improvements in upcoming releases. Microsoft has been playing an increasingly active role in countering a wide range of cybersecurity threats and their upcoming security enhancements for Windows 11 are a …

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Scanning A QR Code Could Lead To A Cyberscam

When you think of cybercrime, you probably focus on threats that invade your space while you’re actively online. But QR codes—and the smartphones that scan them—make it easy for bad guys to invade your privacy from objects in your offline, real-life world. Posters, flyers, and stickers with QR codes are all potential vectors for a cyberattack. Scanning one with your …

Fake Work From Home Opportunities Are Phishing For Data

It’s no secret that the pandemic changed the way much of the world works.  Tens of millions of people are now working from home with millions more eyeing that as a very real possibility. Unfortunately, the pandemic also changed what kinds of opportunities hackers and scammers are targeting. It shouldn’t come as a great shock that they’ve begun targeting work …

New Phishing Emails Target Citibank Account Holders

Are you a Citibank customer?  If so, be aware that a group of scammers is specifically targeting Citibank account holders. The campaign is incredibly convincing, and the emails look just like official communications from the company.  All logos have been copied and are positioned correctly.  The sender address appears genuine at first glance and the body of the email message …

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Cybercriminals Exploiting The Ukraine Crisis

We’ve identified two new cyber scams to be mindful of. As you know, many nonprofit organizations are actively raising money for the citizens of Ukraine. Taking advantage of people’s fundamental generosity, online con men have emailed millions of requests to assist Ukrainian refugees, orphans, and the wounded victims of Putin’s attack. Unfortunately, such donations help only cybercriminals. Don’t respond to …

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New Wave of Cyber Attacks Likely

According to the U.S. government, Russia is poised to unleash a massive wave of malware in retaliation for sanctions imposed after an invasion of Ukraine. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency warns that, unlike targeted cyber operations, malware attacks spread ubiquitously. That means a small business is far more likely to fall victim to malware than government or financial institutions …

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10 Facts About the Benefits of Security Awareness Training

Are you looking for an affordable, effective way to protect your company from cyberattacks and prevent a data breach? In today’s volatile cyberattack landscape, every business in every industry is at risk of a cyberattack. That means that every business needs to make sure that it’s taking a strong defensive posture with the right solutions in place to reduce risk. …

E-Mail From Department Of Labor Could Be Phishing Attack

There is a new phishing campaign to keep a watchful eye on according to email security firm INKY. It’s a particularly fiendish one. The attackers have designed an email template that does an admirable job of imitating the look and feel of emails sent from the US Department of Labor. These are being sent out to recipients asking them to …