Social Engineering

Social Engineering

Security Mistakes Cripple Network

Destructive Shamoon Malware Hits Italian Oil and Gas Firm

Hackers hit the IT infrastructure of an Italian oil and gas company with a new version of a destructive malware program called Shamoon. Shamoon, also known as Disttrack, was first used in ...
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Season Uptick in Spam and Phishing

‘Tis the Season … For an Uptick in Spam and Phishing

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In some countries, the festive winter season comprising Christmas and New Year is called the “silly season” because of the high number of people “drunk posting”—consuming greater amounts of alcohol and then ...
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Phishing: An Ever-Evolving Threat

Phishing: An Ever-Evolving Threat

Whether it is was scammers duping World Cup fans with enticing emails touting a free trip to Moscow or the test against the DNC, phishing attacks were clearly the headline-grabbing darlings of ...
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Command and Control Over ICMP: Chronicles of Red Team C2

Command and Control Over ICMP: Chronicles of Red Team C2

Tremendous Red Team related blog post over at Black Hills Infosec, and superbly crafted by Darin Roberts, and detailing How To C2 over ICMP... Enjoy! ...
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Dark Patterns: Stealth Ways Companies Collect Personal Data

Security experts and security writers talk a lot about how sophisticated cybercriminals are at getting the information they want. But what we don’t talk enough about is how well legitimate companies are ...
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Barracuda Networks ATO Attacks

Business Email Compromise Gang Targeted 50,000 Company Executives

A Nigerian gang with members based in the U.K. is perpetrating a business email compromise operation aimed squarely at executives at companies with locations worldwide. The gang has compiled a target list ...
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Not All Phishing Programs Are Created Equal

Not All Phishing Programs Are Created Equal

In today’s corporate world, security awareness training should be a common puzzle piece in general user onboarding and on-going staff education. With that training, regular testing should also be part of that ...
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Over the hill and through the woods… How to protect your safety and finances on Road Trips

‘Tis the season… the season of traveling, whether that be to your grandma’s house or other friends and family. To save a few bucks, families will often opt for a road trip ...
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