Month: March 2020

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Third-Party Cyber Defense: A New Level of Control & Visibility by Tracking the Adversary

Many of today’s businesses are beholden to a fundamental weakness—they are blind to the scope of their true perimeter. As businesses grow larger, their vast third-party vulnerabilities unfurl themselves, exposing the business to huge risks they aren’t even aware of.

Coronavirus criminals: Authorities wage war against virus scammers, thieves, impostors and idiots

From price-gouging, mask stealing and pharma-fraud to charity scams, app extortion, cyber-hacking and even “coughing” on people and produce for Instagram followers or as an act of hate, the new coronavirus-centered crime wave – like the spread of the novel virus – is gaining momentum by the minute.

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Prevailion CEO: Cyberattacks on Healthcare Won’t be Tolerated

As if the world needed another example, a ransomware group has proven there is no honor among thieves.  The cybercriminal group Maze attacked the network of Hammersmith Medicines Research, a London-based medical research company, on March 14. The group then leaked the personal data and medical details of thousands of former patients online, according to […]

BEC Campaign Targets HR Departments: Report

TA505, a notorious cybercriminal group believed to be operating in Russia, is using business email compromise tactics to target a new group of victims – HR departments, according to researchers from Prevailion, a security monitoring firm.

TA505 Targets HR Departments with Poisoned CVs

Infamous cybercrime organization spotted in attacks that employ legitimate software — and Google Drive. A newly discovered attack campaign by the notoriously prolific TA505 cybercrime organization now is targeting businesses in Germany via their human resources executives.

How global tumult can impact early-stage startup investment

Fulton-based cyber startup foundry DataTribe released a new analysis showing that investment activity was trending down in uncertain times, even before COVID-19. Here’s a look at what that means for deals locally.

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