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Beware of Luna Moth Callback Phishing Scam

Palo Alto’s Unit 42 recently issued a threat assessment alert outlining a new phishing scam that is unique and successful. The scam is believed to be carried out by the Luna...

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Acronis Reports Ransomware Damages Will Exceed $30B by 2023

In its Mid-Year Cyberthreat Report published on August 24, 2022, cybersecurity firm Acronis reports that ransomware continues to plague businesses and governmental agencies, primarily through phishing campaigns. According to the report...

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Privacy Tip #336 – Facebook Accounts Stolen Through Phishing Schemes Using Messenger Chatbots

Trustwave has reported a new scheme in which threat actors are using the popular Facebook Messenger platform to steal Facebook login credentials. According to the report, the threat actors are using...

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“Well frens, it happened to me;” Actor’s Stolen NFTs Highlight Uncertainties for NFT Artwork

Actor and comedian Seth Green, best known for creating Robot Chicken and portraying Dr. Evil’s son in the Austin Powers franchise, announced on Twitter last month that phishers stole his four...

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Privacy Tip #333 – Chatbots Used to Steal Credentials

I am not a huge fan of using chatbots, as I never end up getting my questions fully answered. I get the efficiency of using a chatbot for simple questions, but...

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Mailchimp Suffers a Data Breach

This week we learned that the email and social media marketing company Mailchimp suffered a data breach that allowed an intruder to view 319 Mailchimp accounts. According to multiple sources, audience...

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Vishing Continues to be a Risk Worth Assessing

Phishing, Smishing, Vishing, and QRishing. All of these schemes continue to pose risk to organizations that needs to be assessed and addressed. Vishing made a strong debut during the pandemic [view...

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Mustang Panda’s Hodur: Old tricks, new Korplug variant

ESET researchers have discovered Hodur, a previously undocumented Korplug variant spread by Mustang Panda, that uses phishing lures referencing current events in Europe, including the invasion of Ukraine The post Mustang Panda’s Hodur: Old tricks, new Korplug variant appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Privacy Tip #313 – Data Breaches Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon

2021 is behind us. Whether that is positive or negative for you, in my world, it was another record year. A record year of data breaches. According to The Identity Theft...

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FBI Warns of Hive Ransomware Following Attack Against Hospital System

On August 25, 2021, the FBI issued a Flash Alert to warn companies, especially in the health care industry, about the proliferation of attacks by threat actors using Hive ransomware. According...

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