Don’t Ditch the Password Yet: Countering a Brute Force Attack

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Don’t Ditch the Password Yet: Countering a Brute Force Attack There’s been a lot of chatter lately about moving on from passwords. But long…

Sabbath Ransomware Gang Targets Critical Infrastructure, Backups

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Sabbath Ransomware Gang Targets Critical Infrastructure, Backups A ransomware gang known as Sabbath is going after critical infrastructure groups in North America. In addition,…

FBI Email Account Abused to Send Out Warnings of Fake Cyberattacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – FBI Email Account Abused to Send Out Warnings of Fake Cyberattacks Someone used an FBI email account to send out messages warning recipients of…

K-12 Cybersecurity Act Signed Into Law

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – K-12 Cybersecurity Act Signed Into Law Present Joe Biden signed the K-12 Cybersecurity Act into law, which lays out four objectives with the goal…

E-Commerce Fraud Up 178% Ahead of Holiday Shopping

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – E-Commerce Fraud Up 178% Ahead of Holiday Shopping The number of malicious shopping-related websites increased 178% ahead of the 2021 holiday shopping season, according…

Norton Names Tech Support Phishing Scams Top Threat

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Norton Names Tech Support Phishing Scams Top Threat Got a pop-up message from tech support? It’s probably not the real thing. Tech support scams…

Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too Ransomware attackers are creating ‘industry standards’ and using them to define an ideal target for their campaigns. The…

Squid Game Used as Lure for Malware Campaigns, Phishing Attacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Squid Game Used as Lure for Malware Campaigns, Phishing Attacks Digital attackers are using Netflix’s popular series “Squid Game” as a lure for their…

HelloKitty Ransomware Group Turns to DDoS Extortion Attacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – HelloKitty Ransomware Group Turns to DDoS Extortion Attacks The HelloKitty ransomware group, best known for breaching and stealing data from video game developer CD…

Credential Phishing, Brute Force Attacks Both Increased in H1 2021

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Credential Phishing, Brute Force Attacks Both Increased in H1 2021 Security researchers detected an increase in both phishing campaigns and brute force attacks in…