Tag: Coronavirus

Explosion of Zoom Meeting Phishing Attacks Over Spring and Summer of 2020 and Targeting Office365 and Outlook Credentials

Researchers at INKY have observed an “explosion” of Zoom-themed phishing attacks over the Spring and Summer of 2020. Most of the attacks are aimed at stealing credentials to services like Outlook and Office 365 by directing users to spoofed login pages. The researchers say they’ve observed the emails being sent from legitimate, compromised accounts as […]

Five worthy reads: Privacy in pandemic management

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we have discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. This week, we explore the data privacy challenges and concerns that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the wake of COVID-19, the world has witnessed the power of technology. Almost all governments have leveraged […]

Security Awareness is the Biggest Security Challenge for Remote Workforces

As the dust from enabling employees to work remotely has settles, new data from security vendor PulseSecure highlights where remote security has been – and still is – a challenge. COVID-19 has turned organizations upside-down, shifting priorities, budgets, and staffing – all in an effort to remain operational. But when making drastic changes to the […]

Can COVID-19 Related Data Breach Worries Stop Your Mergers Or Acquisitions?

The WSJ just reported that the new coronavirus has thrown the M&A dealmaking into disarray. They said: “cybersecurity experts say the workplace upheaval caused by the pandemic will complicate mergers and acquisitions when activity picks up. Countless employees are working remotely on networks that might be vulnerable to attack, while others with access to confidential […]

Five worthy reads: Implementing a successful remote work environment

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. This week, we delve into how organizations are increasingly adopting a remote work model, and how they can equip themselves to build a synchronized virtual workspace. In the wake of COVID-19 and the subsequent mandates to […]

Beware! The FCC Releases Audio Samples of Coronavirus Phone Scams

Scammers sink to a new low with these phone scams preying on the fears of U.S. citizens offering hopes of better protecting themselves from the Coronavirus. We’ve all received robocalls by now, but a new group of calls centered around the coronavirus has received the attention of the FCC. Covering a wide range of themes, […]

Introducing our free Secure Remote Access Toolkit for IT teams

The global corporate landscape is on the brink of a complete premises lockdown in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Service disruption is inevitable, and enterprises’ business continuity plans are being put to the test. Despite this challenge, it’s heartening to see companies across nations take quick steps to ensure the health and safety of their […]

Hackers are actively trying to exploit vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers

Malware writers have already started misusing the recent Coronavirus scare as a means to propagate their malicious creations as highlighted in one of our earlier blogs. SonicWall Capture Labs Threats Research team recently observed this tactic being used in the Android ecosystem as well in the form of a Remote Access Trojan (RAT). An Android […]