Cyber-security Awareness

A New Outlook Phishing Attack Targeting Banks

New Outlook Themed Phishing Attack on Banking Sector

In this article, we are going to provide some information about the new outlook phishing attack targeting some employees working in the banking sector from Keepnet customers. 1-What is the new outlook phishing attack? How does it work? Recently the attackers have planned to penetrate companies by sending a phishing email [...]

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Tesla Ransomware attack

How Did Tesla Ransomware Attack Happen?

A serious ransomware attack targeted Tesla. Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained in a Tweet that a 27-year-old Russian citizen was trying to persuade an insider and offered him a million-dollar payment in exchange for installing a ransomware into the system and helping to trigger it. Prosecutors did not name the [...]

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Whaling

Whaling

In this blog, we are going to discuss  the  Whaling attack that evolved in the last couple of years targeting someone like a top-level executive like a senior executive at a corporation. Whaling attacks have seen a sharp rise and are expected to go up, as according to the [...]

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MOBILE DEVICE SIDELOADING

MOBILE DEVICE SIDELOADING – HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 2, EPISODE 3,

In our 3rd Episode of Season 2, we learn that a company’s payroll deposit went to hackers instead of employees, to the tune of $800,000.  While it might seem harmless at first , loading software from anywhere other than the manufacturer’s app store can be very risky.  Free is [...]

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Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System

Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System

Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System. On the first day of elementary school students starting online classes, the Haywood school system was hit by a ransomware attack. 1. How Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System? The attackers demanded a large amount of money to restore the system, but the ransom amount was not unveiled [...]

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REAL ESTATE WIRE FRAUD

REAL ESTATE WIRE FRAUD – HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 2, EPISODE 2

REAL ESTATE WIRE FRAUD – HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 2, EPISODE 2 In our 2nd Episode of Season 2, a young family wires their 650k down payment for their new home to a fraudulent account. We come to find out that a hacker has taken over their real estate [...]

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Malware attacks have increased

Malware Attacks Have Increased 8 Times in the Last 10 Years

Malware attacks have increased 8 times in the last 10 years. Applications and devices must have machine IDs to securely communicate with each other upon authentication. However, whether it is a Kubernetes application or a serverless function in the cloud, machines prefer to use encryption keys and digital certificates used [...]

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Baiting

Baiting

In this blog, we are going to discuss Baiting which is a common method of a Social Engineering attack the others include phishing, pretexting, watering holes, quid pro quo and tailgating.  1. What is Baiting? Baiting is Phishing’s devious cousin. As the name suggests, Baiting involves luring an unsuspecting victim with [...]

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Watering Hole Attacks

Watering Hole Attacks

“What are watering hole attacks” and “how to mitigate them” have been some of the most frequently asked questions people are looking to find answers to today. In this article, we will cover the definition of watering hole attacks, provide some real examples, and conclude with measures that can [...]

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Phishing attacks

Antivirus Tools Can’t Stop Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks have been a pressing issue due to their success rate.  Antivirus tools /anti-virus software can identify known threats and contain them, however, when using social engineering tactics, like pushing or spear-phishing attacks, malware can bypass anti-virus technologies and it can take hours for antivirus technology vendors to [...]

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