Scams Starting on Social Media and Targeting Your Business

Social media is no stranger to scams. However, recent trends show scammers have started to show more aggression toward businesses since the beginning of the pandemic. Being able to recognize these scams can help you prevent injury to your business. Social Media as a Newer Cybercrime Platform for Targeting Businesses Scammers go where the people […]

North Korean Hackers Targeting Defense Firms with ThreatNeedle Malware

A prolific North Korean state-sponsored hacking group has been tied to a new ongoing espionage campaign aimed at exfiltrating sensitive information from organizations in the defense industry. Attributing the attacks with high confidence to the Lazarus Group, the new findings from Kaspersky signal an expansion of the APT actor’s tactics by going beyond the usual gamut […]

Google Will Use ‘FLoC’ for Ad Targeting Once 3rd-Party Cookies Are Dead

Signaling a major shift to its ads-driven business model, Google on Wednesday unequivocally stated it would not build alternate identifiers or tools to track users across multiple websites once it begins phasing out third-party tracking cookies from its Chrome browser by early 2022. “Instead, our web products will be powered by privacy-preserving APIs which prevent […]

China’s RedEcho accused of targeting India’s power grids

RedEcho, an advanced persistent threat (APT) group from China, has attempted to infiltrate the systems behind India’s power grids, according to a threat analysis report from Recorded Future [PDF]. It appears that what triggered this attempt to gain a foothold in India’s critical power generation and transmission infrastructure, was a tense standoff at Pangong Tso […]

The Week in Ransomware – March 5th 2021 – Targeting service providers

This week we have seen ransomware attacks targeting online service providers and MSPs to not only encrypt the victim but also cause significant outages for their customers. […] BleepingComputer

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