2021 Cybersecurity Outlook: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Cybersecurity has gone through many phases over the last few decades. Today, we hear about a new, more volatile-than-the-last attack every day that has the potential to disrupt business. These cyber-threats are hazardous to company structure and can lead to interruptions in production and loss of revenue. While these attacks may seem unavoidable, it is … Continue reading 2021 Cybersecurity Outlook: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

The Rise of Telemetry Architecture

There was a time not so long ago when you were at a party and another party goer asked the question “Oh, and what do you do for a living?” Odds are, their answer might have simply been something like “I’m an architect” and from that you could infer that they designed and authored blueprints … Continue reading The Rise of Telemetry Architecture

Attackers deliver legal threats, IcedID malware via contact forms

Threat actors are using legitimate corporate contact forms to send phishing emails that threaten enterprise targets with lawsuits and attempt to infect them with the IcedID info-stealing malware. IcedID is a modular banking trojan first spotted in 2017 and updated to also deploy second-stage malware payloads, including Trickbot, Qakbot, and Ryuk ransomware. Its operators can … Continue reading Attackers deliver legal threats, IcedID malware via contact forms

DOJ: Creep Coach Finagles Nude Athlete Photos

A former track-and-field coach who worked at several universities has been arrested and is facing up to five years in prison for attempting to solicit nude photos of his athletes through sham social-media accounts and cyberstalking. The Department of Justice alleged that Steve Waithe, while coaching at Northeastern University, would often ask his athletes to … Continue reading DOJ: Creep Coach Finagles Nude Athlete Photos

Adware Spreads via Fake TikTok App, Laptop Offers

Cybercriminals are encouraging users to send the “offers” via WhatsApp to their friends as well. Malicious Android apps disguised as TikTok and offers for free Lenovo laptops are being used in ad-stuffing attacks underway against devices on the Jio telecom network in India, security researchers warn. Researchers from Zscaler report this threat actor has been … Continue reading Adware Spreads via Fake TikTok App, Laptop Offers