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Archives December 2021

Amazon Token Crypto “Presale” Scam Takes Advantage of News Hype and Steals Your Real Cryptocurrency

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The growing interest in new cryptocurrencies and the potential to get in early on Amazon’s supposedly forthcoming crypto has scammers taking victims for thousands of dollars.

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New “Karakurt” Threat Group is Gaining Attention Through Multiple and Frequent Extortion Attacks

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A new warning from Accenture Security highlights this new cybercriminal group making waves that focuses on a “data breach and extortion” MO rather than relying on ransomware.

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Multi-Cloud Security Requires More Budget and Training, Research Concludes

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Multi-cloud security budgets appear poised to rise in 2022, though organizations are under-skilled in multi-cloud security, Valtix survey results conclude.

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Security Operations Center (SOC) Research: Leader, Staffer Communication Disconnect?

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Security Operations Center (SOC) communications between leaders and rank-and-file employees requires improvement, Devo Technology research finds.

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Herjavec Group, Fishtech Merge MSSP Businesses

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Fishtech & Herjavec Group, backed by private equity firm Apax Partners, merge to form MSSP with MDR, SIEM & identity security services. Gary Fish & Robert Herjavec explain MSSP merger.

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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 30 December 2021

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Today’s MSSP news involves CrowdStrike, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint fixes Log4j false positives, ONUS, Palo Alto Networks, Stony Brook University, VMware & more.

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Phishing Intelligence Report: COVID-19 Topics Drive Successful Attacks

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Many cybercriminals are exploiting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to launch successful phishing attacks, according to Phished’s 2021 Phishing Intelligence Report.

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MFA and Zero Trust Adoption Prodded by Cybersecurity Events, Research Finds

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What role will biometrics potentially play in multi-factor authentication (MFA), passwordless security & zero trust? BIO-key research offers clues.

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Organizations Worldwide Experience Over 722 Million Attacks in the Last 30 Days!

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Analysis of data collected by Internet and security services vendor Akamai shows an unimaginable number of cyberattacks, demonstrating how frequently these attacks are happening.

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