A week in security (July 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:27:09 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 8–14, including secure data sending, federal data privacy law, the Soft Cell attack, and more.

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Beware! Email attachments can make you victim of spear phishing attacks

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:15:28 +0000

In the last few months, we’ve seen a sudden increase in Spear Phishing attacks. Spear phishing is a variation of a phishing scam wherein hackers send a targeted email to an individual which appears to be from a trusted source. In this type of attack, the attacker uses social engineering tricks and some…

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A week in security (June 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:29:46 +0000

A roundup of security news from June 17–23, including Android attacks, IoT mishaps, cities under fire from ransomware, and much more.

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Beware! The padlock icon and HTTPS are no more indicators of safe website

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:06:40 +0000

The evolving cyber threat landscape has taken a new leap. The recent past shows a startling rise in the number of incidences of phishing attacks, where visitors have been lured into clicking fraudulent links, under the cover of security marks like padlock icon and ‘HTTPS’. Considering the rising number of…

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Alerta nueva campaña de phishing a Endesa

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 15:12:02 +0000

La Oficina de Seguridad al Internauta alerta de que han detectado una nueva campaña de phishing en la que esta vez los ciberdelincuentes se hacen pasar por Endesa. En esta ocasión, se trata de un correo fraudulento, en el que se informa a la víctima que uno de los pagos de su factura se ha [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/E1gVLAj9CMk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Ransomware isn’t just a big city problem

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The city of Baltimore has experienced a very public ransomware attack. But in a season of increasing ransomware detections among organizations, they’re not alone. See which cites have been most impacted by ransomware and what organizations can do to develop resilience against attacks.

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New browser extensions for integrating Microsoft’s hardware-based isolation

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 15:50:07 +0000

The hardware-based isolation technology on Windows 10 that allows Microsoft Edge to isolate browser-based attacks is now available as a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. We introduced the container technology in 2017. Since then, we have been evolving the technology and engaging with customers to understand how hardware-based isolation can best help…

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