by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 05.03.2021
Fraudsters aiming to steal login credentials from AOL users are sending phishing emails that threaten recipients with account closures unless they confirm their email addresses and passwords. The AOL phishing campaign was noticed on February 23, according to Bitdefender Antispam Lab. Like previous email-based phishing campaigns, cybercriminals use scare tactics and subject lines ranging from [and#8230;] read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 04.03.2021
Security researchers have identified a new malware campaign designed to infect host machines with ObliqueRAT, a remote access Trojan, with the help of malicious Microsoft Office documents. Infecting email attachments, usually Microsoft Office docs, is a favorite tactic of attackers. Itand#8217;s a simple method, and it works, but even these methods change from time to [and#8230;] read more
by Business Insights , on 04.03.2021
83% of employers now say the shift to remote work has been successful for their company, compared to 73% in a prior survey.
Less than one in five executives say they want to return to the office as it was pre-pandemic.
Enterprises are going to have to balance convenience and security over the long haul. read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 03.03.2021
5G is slowly making its way onto the market, and researchers anticipate that it will account for 40 percent of all connections in 2030, according to a new study from Strategy Analytics. A driving force behind the IoT industry's meteoric rise is Internet availability and ease of use. But in many situations, that connectivity depends ...
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by Business Insights , on 03.03.2021
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This blog post was authored byMichael Reeves, CISSP, Cloud and MSP Security Architect read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 03.03.2021
Microsoft has revealed a new state threat actor, named Hafnium, thatand#8217;s been exploiting previously unknown zero-day vulnerabilities in the on-premises Exchange Server software. A zero-day vulnerability is always a serious matter and usually a good-enough reason for companies to quickly address it with a patch. Microsoft found not one, but four such vulnerabilities in their [and#8230;] read more
by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 03.03.2021
This Monday, Google revealed fixes for 37 Android vulnerabilities, including one critical security flaw found in the System component. The announcement is part of Googleand#8217;s 2021 Android Security Bulletin covering the operating system’s security patches. and#8220;Theand#160;severity assessmentand#160;is based on the effect that exploiting the vulnerability would possibly have on an affected device, assuming the platform [and#8230;] read more
by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 03.03.2021
A new zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the popular web browser Chrome, with Google noting that the flaw is being exploited by malicious actors. Users should install the updated version of the browser containing the patch as soon as possible. In traditional Chrome-team fashion, the techies maintaining the world’s most popular web browser for [and#8230;] read more
by Bitdefender, from HotForSecurity , on 03.03.2021
A common misconception among internet users is that basic cyber hygiene is enough to protect against malicious threats. This couldn’t be more wrong. Cyber threats are evolving rapidly at the hands of their puppeteers, and it’s impossible for users to hone their cybersecurity skills at the same rate. Every browsing session and online activity you [and#8230;] read more
by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 02.03.2021
Internet scams are everywhere, inflicting billions of dollars in reported losses from victims each year. Anyone can fall for online scams, as tactics are tailored to the interests of all age groups. Although email phishing and fraudulent websites are not a new threat to the digital community, the attack vectors deployed by scammers have become [and#8230;] read more