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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin: 11 July 2018 Edition

In this issue: In this week’s issue, you’ll find information regarding the most current critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach. Gmail, and peeping third-party developers USB Restricted Mode issues “Alexa, pay my bills.” How can Netizen Help? Gmail, and peeping third-party developers. Given your current personal Gmail settings, third-party […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin: 5 July 2018 Edition

In this issue: In this week’s issue, you’ll find information regarding the most current critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach. IoT in the Workplace: Are you at risk? Fake OVERDUE INVOICES alert Malware disguised as billing notices Two-Factor Inauthentication–The Rise in SMS Phishing Attacks How can Netizen Help? Cybersecurity […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 27 June 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: MyloBot WannaCry Extortion Fraud Wavethrough Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi ZeroFont 1. MyloBot Overview A new sophisticated malware dubbed MyloBot had been discovered with smart evasion, infection, and propagation techniques. MyloBot behaviors include: Process […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 20 June 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: Phishing Email Vulnerable Cloud Containers Sneaky Windows malware delivers adware Invisimole Firefox fixes critical buffer overflow 1. Phishing Email Overview Just recently, Netizen has received a phishing email depicted below: From the looks of […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 13 June 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: Zip Slip Password Reset Flaw Loki Bot Malware MitM Chrome Extension MyHeritage Breach 1. Zip Slip Overview Thousands of online projects may have been affected by a vulnerability known as Zip Slip. Attackers have […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 6 June 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: Misconfigured Google Groups Git Bug Rental Car PII Risk JScript Bug 1. Misconfigured Google Groups Overview Thousands of organizations have been discovered to be leaking sensitive data due to a widespread misconfiguration in Google […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 30 May 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: BackSwap Trojan Z-Shave 1. BackSwap Trojan Overview A stealthy banking malware known as the BackSwap Trojan is being utilized to empty victims bank accounts, right from their web browser. The success of this malware […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 23 May 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding three of this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: DNS-Hijacking Malware Kerberoasting Mirai Botnet Evolved Misconfigured Reverse Proxy Servers Layered Backup Security to Combat Ransomware 1. DNS-Hijacking Malware Overview A new DNS-hijacking malware known as Roaming Mantis is being utilized to […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 16 May 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: MFA Bypass Windows IIS 6.0 Cryptomining Malicious Chrome Extensions Vulnerable PGP Tools GDPR Phishing Scam 1. MFA Bypass Overview Two-factor authentication (2FA) or multi-factor authentication (MFA) are commonly used as an added layer of […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 9 May 2018 Edition

Threats: Listed below is information regarding this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: SamSam Ransomware Process Doppelgänging Phishing Email Android P Drupal Cryptojacking Campaign 1. SamSam Ransomware Overview A ransomware known as SamSam is primarily being utilized to target organizations and public industries like hospitals and schools. […]
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