COVID-19 ‘Breach Bubble’ Waiting to Pop?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:00:48 +0000

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for banks to trace the source of payment card data stolen from smaller, hacked online merchants. On the plus side, months of quarantine have massively decreased demand for account information that thieves buy and use to create physical counterfeit credit cards. But fraud experts say recent developments suggest both trends are about to change — and likely for the worse.

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Coughing in the face of scammers: security tips for the 2020 tax season

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:30:00 +0000

In spite of everything happening in the world, taxes are due in the US. Here are some tips to protect your personal info during this unusually taxing tax season.

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A week in security (June 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:30:00 +0000

A roundup of news and blog posts from the week of June 8 – 14, including the Honda ransomware attack, search hijackers, and what to look for in an RMM platform.

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Meet Schneider Electric’s Frontline Heroes

Credit to Author: Chris Leong| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:52:17 +0000

Our frontline heroes ensure Life Is On in our local communities “Business is picking up again since early April” said Ken of Lee Man Electrical in Hong Kong with a… Read more »

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Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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When the coronavirus infodemic strikes

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 15:15:00 +0000

What are the biggest social media platforms doing to combat the rise in COVID-19 conspiracy theories spreading online?

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Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator Fresenius Hit by Ransomware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 13:20:15 +0000

Fresenius, Europe’s largest private hospital operator and a major provider of dialysis products and services that are in such high demand thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been hit in a ransomware cyber attack on its technology systems. The company said the incident has limited some of its operations, but that patient care continues.

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A week in security (April 27 – May 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 15:17:37 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including cloud data protection, Troldesh, VPNs, the cybercrime economy, and more.

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