Bitdefender Threat Debrief | November 2021

The Bitdefender Threat Debrief (BDTD) is a monthly series analyzing threat news, trends, and research from the previous month. You can find all previous debriefs here. Highlight of the month:…

CISA Seeks Extra Email Protection

CISA Seeks Extra Email Protection The United States’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is exploring a protective email service (PES) that can be used to make Federal Civilian Executive…

CISA Issues Holiday Ransomware Message

CISA Issues Holiday Ransomware Message The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are warning Americans not to take a break from cybersecurity this…

81% of UK Retailers Leaving Customers at Risk of Email Fraud Ahead of #BlackFriday

81% of UK Retailers Leaving Customers at Risk of Email Fraud Ahead of #BlackFriday More than four-fifths (81%) of UK retailers are putting their customers at risk of email fraud…

GoDaddy hacked – Hackers access data of 1.2 million customers

GoDaddy detected unauthorized access to its systems where it hosts and manages its customers’ WordPress servers. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based web registrar and hosting firm GoDaddy has disclosed that it suffered…

What Is Email Spoofing and How to Stay Protected

Email spoofing is a type of cyberattack in which a threat actor is sending emails with a fake sender address. In email spoofing, attackers can make it seem like an…

Belarus government accused of 'partial responsibility' for Ghostwriter campaigns

The Belarusian government has been accused of at least “partial responsibility” for Ghostwriter attacks in Europe.  While cybersecurity companies often err on the side of caution when it comes to…

“King of Fraud” Gets Ten Years

“King of Fraud” Gets Ten Years A Russian cyber-criminal has been sent to prison in the United States for defrauding American companies out of millions of dollars. Aleksandr Zhukov ran…

What Is DMARC?

Protecting your emails is crucial for keeping your clients safe from malicious actors attempting to steal their private data. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at DMARC,…

Microsoft November 2021 Patch Tuesday: 55 bugs squashed, two under active exploit

Microsoft has released 55 security fixes for software including patches that resolve zero-day vulnerabilities actively exploited in the wild. The Redmond giant’s latest round of patches, usually released on the second…