Business Email Scams in the Year of the Pandemic

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted not only businesses but also the cybercriminals who stole from them. Find out how business closings, working from home, and other pandemic-induced trends affected business email compromise (BEC) scams.

Microsoft Exchange Server Continues to be Hacked at an Alarming Rate

Microsoft has identified multiple 0-day attacks against on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. These attacks exploit vulnerabilities that allow attackers to access email accounts. They’re then able to install additional malware that provides them with additional capabilities through these accounts. The attackers include multiple state-sponsored groups that have targeted tens of thousands of Exchange servers throughout the world.

3 Security Threats That Will Affect Many Businesses in 2021

There are numerous security threats that companies might encounter, making it difficult to decide which ones to address first. Here are three threats that deserve attention because they are not only dangerous but also prevalent.

PDF Viewers are Susceptible to these Attacks

The vast majority of PDF viewers are vulnerable to a variety of attacks, according to researchers at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany in a 2021 study. These techniques exploited standard features of PDF that are generally familiar to most hackers. In the most serious cases, researchers were able to execute code remotely, read data and manipulate it. Fortunately, a number …

5 Tips to Make your Passwords More Secure

An organization’s infrastructure is only as secure as the passwords protecting it. Poor password practices make it easy for hackers to access sensitive information, which is especially damaging in the case of financial data. Strong, unique passwords are essential for any account, so most organizations have established guidelines for creating passwords. These guidelines should generally focus on making passwords easy …