Call center scammers using Justin Bieber tickets, The Weeknd concerts and fake gun purchases to spread malware: Proofpoint

Cybersecurity company Proofpoint released a new report on Thursday highlighting an increase in call center-based cyberattacks, noting a variety of scams perpetrated by threat actors stealing almost $50,000 per attack…

3 Guideposts for Building a Better Incident-Response Plan

Invest and practice: Grant Oviatt, director of incident-response engagements at Red Canary, lays out the key building blocks for effective IR. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the pressing need for security…

10 Tips To Boost Microsoft Defender AV Security

Microsoft Defender Antivirus (MDAV), known as Windows Defender Antivirus before the Windows 10 May 2020 update, is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows. MDAV continually scans for malware, viruses, and…

Maze Ransomware: Origins, Operating Mode, Attacks

This post is also available in: Danish Coming back to your laptop only to find all your data encrypted and a defiant message on your screen asking you for money…

Consumers Warned About Rise in Call Center Threats

Consumers Warned About Rise in Call Center Threats Consumers have been warned about a significant rise in call center threat activity, in which attackers use email alongside call center customer…

macOS flaw allowed attackers to install persistent, undetectable malware

Microsoft recently discovered a critical security vulnerability in macOS, which as per Microsoft 365 Defender Research team’s researcher Jonathan Bar-Or, could have been used to install a rootkit on targeted…

New malware lures fake Chrome update to attack Windows PCs

The prime target of this malware campaign is unsuspecting users on Windows 10. Rapid7 Managed Detection and Response team has shared details of their newly identified malware campaign, urging unsuspecting…

FTC Updates Safeguards Rule

FTC Updates Safeguards Rule The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has tightened the security standards that financial institutions must comply with when handling consumer data. Financial institutions will be…

Android Patches Actively Exploited Zero-Day Kernel Bug

Google’s Android November 2021 security updates plug 18 flaws in the framework and system components and 18 more in the kernel and vendor components. Among Google’s November Android security updates is…

Apple macOS Flaw Allows Kernel-Level Compromise

‘Shrootless’ allows bypass of System Integrity Protection IT security measures to install a malicious rootkit that goes undetected and performs arbitrary device operations. Apple has patched a vulnerability in macOS…