Cyber Bites

DHS urges Govt departments to lock down their domain name settings.

Business email compromise (BEC) operation resulted in $100 million in losses to a multinational technology company and a social media firm, according to the US Attorney's Office. Source: Dark Reading

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DHS urges Govt departments to lock down their domain name settings.

As phishing attacks become increasingly commonplace, it’s important to know what to look out for. But not all phishing attacks are the same, and some are far more sophisticated than others. Cybersecurity experts say spear phishing in particular is on the rise. Source: Gizmodo

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DHS urges Govt departments to lock down their domain name settings.

It should come as no surprise that cybercriminals favored Microsoft Office vulnerabilities in their cyberattacks last year, given the rise in phishing attacks that included rigged Word and Excel Office file attachments. Source: ZDNet

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DHS urges Govt departments to lock down their domain name settings.

A fake advertisement in the Google search results has been running for the past week that looked just like a legitimate ad for eBay. When you clicked on it, though, instead of being brought to the auction site you would be shown an incredibly annoying tech support scam that would try to lock up your browser. Source: Bleeping Computer

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DHS urges Govt departments to lock down their domain name settings.

The average distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack size shrunk 85% in the fourth quarter of 2018 following an FBI takedown of "booter," or DDoS-for-hire, websites, in December 2018, researchers report. Source: Dark Reading

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