Category Archives: Threat Intelligence

Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (July 10, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Microsoft’s BlueKeep Proves Vulnerable Critical Warning Issued for Samsung Cellphone Update App How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts are often carried out with urgent messages that are meant to provoke the victim to act without rationally thinking about the contents of the email. In […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (June 26, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Vulnerability in TP-Link’s Wi-Fi Extenders Could Allow Remote Control to Attackers Latest Phishing Scam Impersonates Apple Support How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing email targeting […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (12 June 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Microsoft Urges Users to Patch BlueKeep Security Flaw U.S. Customs and Border Protection Data Breach How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Malicious actors are constantly finding new ways to target a big payday. In the newest trend, these cyber criminals are using secured websites to run […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (29 MAY 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week First American Financial Corp. Leaks 800+ Million Records Google Begins Tracking “zero-day” Exploits How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week One way a malicious actor can try to collect a business’ sensitive information is by targeting the business’ employees. Attempting to phish an employee requires some research […]
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FDA plans to improve medical device cybersecurity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to tackle security issues related to medical devices and has released a plan of action it means to implement in the near future. Read More………….

AI a threat to cyber security, warns report

Artificial intelligence is being incorporated into a range of cyber security products, but the technology may also introduce new threats, a report warns Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a range of threats to cyber, physical and political security, according to a report by 26 UK and US experts and researchers. The Malicious use of artificial intelligence report examines the […]
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Cybersecurity ROI: Still a tough sell

Panelists at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium agree that selling top management on the value of “something that doesn’t happen” is tricky. How do you convince a company board of directors that there is a return on investment (ROI) for something that doesn’t happen? Read here…

Cyber Security: The World’s Best And Worst Presented With A Well-Designed Infographic

Countries with the best (blue) and worst (red) malware infection rates. It’s no secret that online security is a global problem. Businesses and government agencies are hacked, corporations, hospitals and individuals are held up with ransomware, credit card numbers and passwords are routinely stolen. Cybercrime is ubiquitous and unrelenting. How bad is it? Which countries […]
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How To Find Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Across Your Environment

When I was a CTO running a data center, I used to ask my ops team to do the shotgun test. They had to imagine our worst enemy came into the data center with a shotgun with one slug. What could they destroy to do the most damage? (I didn’t realize until recently that this […]
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Private sector’s national cybersecurity strategy contributions lacking

The private sector operates much of U.S. critical infrastructure, but is it doing enough to further national cybersecurity strategy efforts designed to protect these assets? The U.S. government has been very public about its concern for national cybersecurity. There have been grandiose speeches, presidential declarations and several attempts by the legislature to pass new cybersecurity […]
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