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Threat Advisory: SMS Phishing Cyber Attacks & Telework Exploits

Threat Advisory: SMS Phishing Cyber Attacks & Telework Exploits

Herjavec Group continues to track COVID-19 related cyberattacks. We have a complete threat advisory tracking various threats, malware types, as well as a summary of IOCs and domains specific to COVID-19. The full advisory can be found here. Recently, there has been an increase in the use of SMS phishing and Telework Infrastructure Exploits to execute cyber attacks. SMS Phishing... Read More
April 8, 2020
Threat Advisory: Kwampirs Trojan Campaign Continues

Threat Advisory: Kwampirs Trojan Campaign Continues

The FBI's Cyber Division has re-released a January Flash report for the Kwampirs Remote Access Trojan (RAT). The primary target industries are healthcare, software supply chain, energy, and engineering industries, and the secondary targets are financial institutions and law firms. Kwampirs employs a two-phase approach. According to the FBI's Private Industry Notification, "the first phase establishes a broad and persistent... Read More
April 7, 2020
Threat Advisory: Updates Regarding COVID-19 Related Cyber Attacks

Threat Advisory: Updates Regarding COVID-19 Related Cyber Attacks

Overview  Malware-based phishing campaigns have been on the rise since early March. The campaigns appear to be from a trusted source, such as healthcare organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, or other official sources. The associated emails often contain a link that promises key information, relevant data, or tracking information regarding the Coronavirus. A number of these emails appear to originate... Read More
April 6, 2020
Threat Advisory: Phishing Campaigns Using the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

Threat Advisory: Phishing Campaigns Using the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

With the global situation around COVID-19 shifting organizations to remote work, the number of users utilizing audio/video conferencing tools has greatly increased. Given this increase in usage, Zoom, a popular video conferencing platform, is being targeted to execute conference hijacking attacks and is being utilized as an infection vector for malware. Additionally, there has also been a large increase in... Read More
April 2, 2020
Mediaplanet: Robert Herjavec on Digital Transformation and Remote Workforces

Mediaplanet: Robert Herjavec on Digital Transformation and Remote Workforces

Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of the Herjavec Group and investor on “Shark Tank,” discusses how businesses should navigate digital transformation, cybersecurity, and the transition to remote work. Where do you see the future of digital headed? There is no doubt that any organization that wants to scale needs to go through some aspect of digital transformation. Consumer behavior is... Read More
March 31, 2020
Cyber Hygiene is More Critical for Your Business Now Than Ever Before – Here’s Why

Cyber Hygiene is More Critical for Your Business Now Than Ever Before – Here’s Why

Organizations should build their security programs with the understanding that no matter how many firewalls or network controls they have in place, the risk of insider threat will always be present. In light of the ever-evolving threat landscape, the interconnectivity driven by the Internet of Things (IoT), and rising remote work scenarios, one thing is clear – the strength of... Read More
March 30, 2020
BNN Bloomberg: How COVID-19 is Impacting the Cyber Security Framework of Businesses

BNN Bloomberg: How COVID-19 is Impacting the Cyber Security Framework of Businesses

In the past week, global internet traffic has grown by 30% and yet, no company was prepared for this. Herjavec Group’s CEO & Founder, Robert Herjavec spoke to BNN about the impact of COVID-19 on a company's cybersecurity framework and discussed how enterprises need to continue their security practices with so many remote workers. Watch his full interview below. Originally... Read More
March 26, 2020
WEBINAR: CISO Recommendations in Response to COVID-19 and Global Pandemics

WEBINAR: CISO Recommendations in Response to COVID-19 and Global Pandemics

Given the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many organizations are moving to a remote workforce in an effort to mitigate the threat posed to the health of their employees and the general public. In this webinar, we will address the top C-level concerns for cybersecurity in light of global pandemics such as COVID-19. The webinar will cover how you can ensure... Read More
March 24, 2020
Robert Herjavec’s Advice To U.S. Entrepreneurs

Robert Herjavec’s Advice To U.S. Entrepreneurs

“Panic won’t get you through this, a clear head will.” – Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief Northport, N.Y. – Mar. 23, 2020 Founders and CEOs of U.S. businesses are paddling through an economic and workforce sea change. Robert Herjavec, a Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO at Herjavec Group, has brutally honest and compassionate words of wisdom for anyone that will listen. How long... Read More
March 23, 2020
Medium: When Shakespeare Ponders the PCI DSS Requirement to be Onsite

Medium: When Shakespeare Ponders the PCI DSS Requirement to be Onsite

Contributed by: Ben Rothke joins his longtime coauthor David Mundhenk, CISSP, CISA, PCI QSA, PCIP, Principal Security Consultant, at Herjavec Group Travel the world With the war raging in Viet Nam, the US Army was having trouble getting enough recruits. The traditional recruitment approaches simply were not working. The Army decided to go to Madison Avenue, and the image below... Read More
March 20, 2020