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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
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
PRNewswire: Cybercrime Damage Costs May Double Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

PRNewswire: Cybercrime Damage Costs May Double Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

SAUSALITO, Calif., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world, and one of the biggest problems with mankind. The impact on society is reflected in the Official Cybercrime Report, which is published annually by Cybersecurity Ventures. According to the report, cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015. This represents the greatest transfer of economic wealth in... Read More
March 20, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Don’t Let Coronavirus Fears Distract Your Employees From Phishing Scams

Cybersecurity CEO: Don’t Let Coronavirus Fears Distract Your Employees From Phishing Scams

Ransomware infections persist as workers head to home offices – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – March 19, 2020 The Coronavirus is headline news, and we expect that to be the case for at least another month or two. CISOs beware — your employees should not let their phishing guards down. Now is the time for you and your teams... Read More
March 19, 2020
Threat Advisory: Mitigating Cyber Attacks Using Coronavirus Pandemic

Threat Advisory: Mitigating Cyber Attacks Using Coronavirus Pandemic

Overview  Recently, there has been a significant increase in cyber attacks that take advantage of the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Threat actors are leveraging additional information on COVID-19 to spread malware infections through phishing emails. These emails, particularly the subject lines, are designed to contain valuable information about the current status of the outbreak to lure victims into opening attachments... Read More
March 12, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Top Five Secrets From People Who Haven’t Been Hacked (Yet)

Cybersecurity CEO: Top Five Secrets From People Who Haven’t Been Hacked (Yet)

The best cybersecurity practices for your employees. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Feb. 20, 2020 “The world is hacked, and it’s users’ fault.” That was the headline for an Infoworld article a decade ago. Surprisingly and unfortunately, it’s as true today as it was back then. Everyone likes to talk about a 'perfect world'. We often say, “In... Read More
February 20, 2020
WEBINAR: How Are You Securing Your Digital Transformation?

WEBINAR: How Are You Securing Your Digital Transformation?

On February 5, JR Cunningham, VP of Strategic Solutions at Herjavec Group, hosted a webinar on how organizations can secure their digital transformation directives in 2020.  As highlighted in the 2020 Cybersecurity Conversations for the C-Suite report, the top priority for any CIO or CISO will be to manage risk associated with digital transformation and enhance their cybersecurity programs in... Read More
February 7, 2020
Threat Advisory: Vulnerabilities Found in Cisco Discovery Protocol

Threat Advisory: Vulnerabilities Found in Cisco Discovery Protocol

Multiple vulnerabilities in the Cisco Discovery Protocol implementation of Cisco products were recently discovered by the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team. These vulnerabilities are collectively known as "CDPwn".  According to Cisco, the Cisco Discovery Protocol "facilitates the management of Cisco devices by discovering these devices, determining how they are configured, and allowing systems using different network-layer protocols to learn... Read More
February 6, 2020