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Archives December 2021

5 Notable Obscure Phishing Scams

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I love that KnowBe4’s customers are among the most knowledgeable and educated people in the world in avoiding phishing scams. KnowBe4’s products help its customers to educate and test which scams a worker will easily recognize and which ones they need more education on. KnowBe4’s product helps administrators figure out exactly who needs more education and on what topics. We know that customers who frequently educate and test their co-workers reduce cybersecurity risk lower than those that do not.

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Conti Ransomware Affiliate Attacks Australian Utilities Giant's Corporate Network

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While news reports indicate no impact to the utilities company’s ability to deliver electricity to its’ customers, this could be the start of attacks on critical infrastructure in Australia.

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Google Takes a Step Towards Reducing the Use of Calendar Invitations as Phishing Tools

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Doing their part, Google adds new functionality that defaults to automatically adding Google-based calendar invites to a victim’s calendar to lower the malicious value of an invite.

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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 29 December 2021

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Today’s MSSP news involves Checkmarx, Futurism Technologies, Managed Zero Trust Security Services, IBM, Log4j vulnerability, Microsoft 365 Defender & more.

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Redscan Research: 2021 ‘Record-Breaking Year’ for Security Vulnerabilities

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More than 18,000 CVEs were logged in 2021, according to a National Vulnerability Database analysis from Top 40 MDR provider Redscan.

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Supply Chain Security and Ransomware Attacks: CrowdStrike Research Findings

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Perspectives on supply chain security, ransomware attacks, and threat detection & response, according to CrowdStrike 2021 Global Security Attitude Survey.

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The Impacts of Phishing Attacks

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More than half (55%) of phishing attacks target IT departments, according to research commissioned by OpenText. Additionally, nearly half of survey respondents said they had fallen for a malware phishing attack.

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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 28 December 2021

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Today’s MSSP, MDR & cybersecurity news involves Armis, Carahsoft, CyCognito, Radware, Shutterfly ransomware attack, Snyk IPO & more.

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