Online shopping is part of the new normal. With the pandemic catastrophe that we are facing, physical stores are moving their products online. Great deals and offers are widely marketed online via various shopping websites. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Cyber Week, Free shipping day, and Super Saturday are just some of the companies’ discounts during...Continue Reading
Security researchers have recently uncovered a sudden surge in cybercriminal activities involving several online businesses, more than 2800+, to be exact. These e-commerce merchants have one thing in common – they are all running an outdated version of the Magento platform. Since September, the attacks have been going on. That’s why security researchers...Continue Reading
A group of hackers just posted a “For Sale” notice over several Russian Dark Web forums. The sale involved access to the networks of over 7000+ organizations, the majority of which are educational institutions. From local government agencies, entertainment websites, bars, and other business websites, you name it, and the list goes on. The one...Continue Reading
Nitro Software Inc., an Australian tech software company that provides document productivity and cloud services to its users and Fortune 500 clients, just got hacked. Known worldwide as the alternative provider of document productivity products – other than Adobe Acrobat, Nitro became one of the leaders in the PDF industry and digital transformation. It has...Continue Reading
Just recently, the number of hacking attacks on remote connections skyrocketed. The apparent target of those attacks is the remote employees to take over their corporate machines. The coordinated attacks on RDP connections were caused by an augmented version of the ill-famed Trojan, TrickBot. It would appear that these TrickBot developers have found a new...Continue Reading
Another twist on the Emotet botnet has been observed by security researchers to further its malicious agenda. It is now pretending to be an attachment from Windows Update telling the receivers of the spam email to update their Microsoft Word application. As we all know, Emotet is a type of malware that gets distributed via...Continue Reading
September means schools and universities are again open, and business is soaring high for the well-known threat actors – Silent Librarian. Also, popularly known as Cobalt Dickens or TA407, they are a notorious group of adversaries in circulation targeting educational institutions to steal research and propriety data. When cybercriminals target schools and universities, there is...Continue Reading
A genuine and rather heartless phishing campaign was just discovered by security researchers this week. These cybercriminals saw an opportunity and targeted the Economic Stimulus checks from the Internal Revenue Services (IRS). These are the financial assistance payments for Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. Taxpaying Americans were paid a one-time $1,200 check. At the same...Continue Reading
Pay attention to cybercriminals who love to publish phishing sites targeting financial and big-time industries. They are taking advantage of Canva to host their phishing website to lure unsuspecting victims into gaining banking credentials and personally identifiable information. Recently, an Australian Graphic Design company Canva was reportedly abused by Cybercriminals. Canva was founded back in...Continue Reading
Threat actors are continually evolving, always finding new ways to widen their reach into cyberspace. Only this time, they seemed to have turned over a new leaf – rethinking their practices, transforming themselves and their schemes into legitimate web-based services to further their malicious and fraudulent activities involving spear-phishing attacks. With all the innovative ways...Continue Reading
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