Cyber Attacks

The Phishing Evolution: Welcome to “Vishing”

Post-mortem data breach review reveals much of today’s cyber-attacks are front ended by phishing campaigns. The new Twitter Hacker on CryptoForHealth is only one of several examples. This is not shocking, since the simplest way for a threat actor to access sensitive data is by compromising the identity and credentials of an end-user. Things get…

Emerging Threats During Emergency Times: Insights from Phil Jones at Airbus Cybersecurity

The global pandemic has underscored the value of planning for the unexpected. Opportunistic criminals exploit constantly evolving work conditions and strained defense forces to cause a increase in attacks. Although there was no way to completely predict the effect on our organizations and be armed with a comprehensive plan from day one, there is plenty…

Do you need a Streaming VPN? We’ve got one for you here

Having trouble viewing your favorite online TV shows because of restrictions in your region? If this is the case, then fortunately there have been a lot of VPN services in existence that you can use to unlock geo-restricted platforms while also safeguarding your privacy. But which factors make a VPN best? Why is it so…

Protect your Minecraft Server against Cyber Attack

Understanding the importance of security is always important when starting your Minecraft Server. Although the most likely targets may not appear to be a Minecraft server and its integrity, those who seek to cause online trouble will not stop their favorite pastime to spare those who just want to unwind. Having focused on “crafting” your…

Beware of Fraudulent Microsoft Teams Alerts Designed to Steal Employees Passwords

A new phishing program aimed at stealing login credentials from workers by impersonating alerts from Microsoft Teams. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic scenario, many businesses have switched to full-time remote work, with attackers taking advantage of it. Fake Microsoft Teams Alerts Attackers use crafted emails that tend to be automatic email updates coming…

10 Most Important Cyber Security Tips for Protecting The Enterprise Network

With its many advantages, it is easy to forget that the Internet still acts as a breeding ground for cyber criminals. With an increase in the number of online users, cyber security risks, data breaches, spread of malicious links and viruses has become more common than ever. As a result, users should be alert and…

Airline Cyber Attack Attacks: Cancel Flights in Alaska

On Saturday, at the height of holiday travel, RavnAir cancelled at least half a dozen flights in Alaska, after what the business identified as “a disruptive cyber attack” on its computer network. According to company spokeswoman Debbie Reinwand, the cancellations involved around 260 travelers. The regional carrier suspended all flights involving its Dash 8 aircraft…

U.S. Energy Grid Coverage Proposal Passes with NDAA

Legislation aimed at protecting the U.S. power grid from cyber attacks passed this week, after the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) was introduced in 2020. The NDAA voted 377-48 in 2020, and President Donald Trump will sign it shortly. The annual Military Bill includes the Securing Energy Infrastructure Act, which sets out a two-year energy…

Apps such as Slack And Dropbox are vulnerable to attack at the moment?

According to a recent survey, many global IT policymakers consider Corporate communication and collaboration (EC&C) apps as vulnerable to cyber attacks, such as Slack, Dropbox, etc. The survey was carried out by the Israeli cybersecurity firm Perception Point and comprised 500 respondents from various industries. The respondents are medium and large businesses with over 1000…

Official: Russian-owned Ohio Election Hack Attempted

An electoral cyberattack was detected and thwarted by Ohio earlier this month, the head of the state election said. Republican State Secretary Frank LaRose said on November 5, the “relatively sophisticated” hacking attempt was originated in Panama but traced to a Russian-owned enterprise. LaRose told The Columbus Dispatch Tuesday that the hackers wanted to find…