Articles of interest from the week of April 27, 2020

Researchers Exploit Almost Every Anti-Virus Software & Turn Them Into Self Destructive Tools

Researchers uncovered a simple flaw that existed in nearly 28 Antivirus software that allows malware authors to exploit the system and disable the

27 Apr 2020
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Articles of interest from the week of April 20, 2020

Attackers Prefer Ransomware to Stealing Data

Financial data is still in demand, but ransomware becomes the most popular way to try to cash in from compromised companies, according to a cybersecurity company. (By Robert Lemos, Dark Reading)  

23 Apr 2020
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Articles of interest from the week of April 13, 2020

Q1 2020 Coronavirus-Related Phishing Email Attacks Are Up 600%

The second most popular message of the entire quarter was a fake CDC alert about Coronavirus cases. Social media messages are another area of concern when it comes to phishing. The

13 Apr 2020
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Articles of interest from the week of April 6, 2020

80% of All Exposed Exchange Servers Still Unpatched for Critical Flaw

Over 350,000 of all Microsoft Exchange servers currently exposed on the Internet haven't yet been patched against the CVE-2020-0688 post-auth remote code execution

06 Apr 2020
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Articles of interest from the week of March 30, 2020

FBI Warns of ‘Zoom-Bombing,’ Where Hackers Hijack Video Conferences After Two Schools Affected

The FBI has warned the public of the potential for "Zoom-bombing," after two schools saw their online classes get hijacked on the popular video

30 Mar 2020
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Articles of interest from the week of March 23, 2020

Organizations Need To Be Wary Of Home Worker Phishing Risks

Last week the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning that many organizations prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19),  and consider alternate

23 Mar 2020
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