Google Finds New Windows, Android Exploits

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Google’s Project Zero team this week published the results of an investigation into attacks that targeted Android and Windows devices in the early months of 2020. The team posted its results in a six-part blog post. The team said the attack was conducted by “a highly sophisticated actor.” The Project Zero team described two exploit servers–one targeting Windows users, and … Read More

Cybercriminals target COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

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It’s been a tough year for cybersecurity in the health sector. Healthcare providers both big and small have been hit by ransomware attacks in 2020. As the United States and the United Kingdom ramp up distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations, some fear the new year will bring renewed cyberattacks that target vaccine supply chains. A new report by the BBC notes … Read More

GoDaddy Phishes Staff with Holiday Bonus Email

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Some might say it was a case of poor timing. Others might call it a lesson in tough love despite the seeming cruelty. But one thing is clear. The near-ubiquitous warnings about the dangers of email “phishing” scams don’t always sink in. Such was the case this month when the Arizona-based internet domain company GoDaddy reached out to their employees … Read More

Credential Stuffing Attacks Are On the Rise

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One of the most common pieces of advice about online security is to change your passwords on a regular basis. As it turns out, this common sense approach is more important than ever. Federal agencies and cybersecurity experts have all issued recent warnings about an escalation in so-called credential stuffing attacks. Last week, VPNMentor issued an incident report about the … Read More