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Social Media as Artillery Preparation for Spear Phishing

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Researchers at ESTsecurity warn that a North Korean threat actor known as “Kumsong 121” is using compromised social media accounts to launch spear phishing attacks, the Daily NK reports. The attackers use the hacked accounts to target the victims’ acquaintances.

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Barracuda Unveils Incident Response, SASE and Data Inspection Security Services

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Barracuda Networks unveils incident response, SASE & data inspection capabilities to help MSPs & MSSPs monitor & improve customer security.

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Apple Releases Security Updates to Address CVE-2021-30858 and CVE-2021-30860

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Original release date: September 13, 2021

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities—CVE-2021-30858 and CVE-2021-30860—in multiple products.  An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected device. CISA is aware of public reporting that these vulnerabilities may have been exploited in the wild.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the security update pages for the following products and apply the necessary updates.

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Business Email Compromise Scam takes New Hampshire Town for $2.3 Million

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Social engineering is at the heart of this attack, where scammers successfully tricked a town into redirecting not just one but several bank transfers.

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CISA's Annual National Cybersecurity Summit

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Original release date: September 13, 2021

CISA will host its fourth annual National Cybersecurity Summit on Wednesdays during the month of October. The 2021 Summit will be held as a series of four virtual events bringing stakeholders together in a forum for meaningful conversation:

  • Oct. 6 – Assembly Required: The Pieces of the Vulnerability Management Ecosystem 
  • Oct. 13 – Collaborating for the Collective Defense 
  • Oct. 20 – Team Awesome: The Cyber Workforce 
  • Oct. 27 – The Cyber/Physical Convergence

Register for this free summit and read more about the presentations at CISA.gov/cybersummit2021.

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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 September 2021

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Today’s MSSP news involves ALTR, Atos, Augmentt, Cobalt, Intigriti, Pentio, SentinelOne, Snowflake, Stellar Cyber Open XDR, Tessian & more.

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Rezilion Raises $30 Million For Automated Security, Seeks DevSecOps Partners

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Cybersecurity startup Rezilion will leverage Series A funding to “rapidly scale” go-to-market with DevSecOps solution provider partnerships.

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A Master Class on Cybersecurity: Roger Grimes Teaches Data-Driven Defense

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Even the world’s most successful organizations have significant weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, which today’s determined hackers can exploit at will. There’s even a term for it: Assume Breach.

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