SMS phishing scam warning for Covid-19

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has revealed evidence of an SMS phishing scam, warning the victim that “Someone who came in contact with you tested positive or has shown symptoms for Covid-19 & recommends you self-isolate/get tested.” The message contains a link to a bogus website which asks for the personal details of the […]

UK’s employers and technologists divided on approaches to skill development

A new report released today revealed that although technology leaders understand the importance of continuous learning and upskilling, fundamental differences exist that can hinder skills development, and thus, company growth. The Upskilling report by the enterprise technology skills platform Pluralsight, compiled survey results from 1,500 enterprise technology leaders and learners in the United States and Europe. […]

Webinar: Third-Party Risk: Critical Requirements for Benchmarking Your Business & Supply Chain

COVID-19 has re-defined “normal” for businesses. Considering such a rapidly-changing environment, daily government guidelines, and the new work-from-home adjustments we’re all facing, it’s critical to ensure your organisation’s focus on examining Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Plans. This webinar will help you: • Understand how to adjust continuity plans to account for degraded product/service […]

April 2020’s Most Wanted Malware: Agent Tesla remote access trojan spreading widely in Coronavirus related spam campaigns

The latest Global Threat Index for April 2020 has revealed several coronavirus (COVID-19) related spam campaigns distributing a new variant of the Agent Tesla remote access trojan, moving it up to 3rd place in the Index, impacting 3% of organisations worldwide. The research was carried out by the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software […]

Targeted Attack Uses Fake EE Email to Deceive Users

The Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC) has discovered a spear-phishing campaign designed to defraud corporate executives’ payment details by spoofing EE, a well-known UK-based telecommunications and internet service provider.  These spear phishing messages were reported to the Cofense PDC by end users whose email environments are protected by Microsoft 365 EOP and Symantec. This new, […]

Typosquatting & Duplication of Pharmaceutical Domain – Possibly Used for Phishing Activity

US Pharmaceutical Domain Typosquatted And Duplicated As part of the EclecticIQ Fusion Centre’s on-going coverage of cyber activity related to COVID-19, analysts began monitoring for the targeting of vaccine producers. On April 21st 2020, EclecticIQ analysts observed the duplication of a major US pharmaceutical company’s domain on a domain registered to look similar to the […]

Whitepaper: A better way to manage the privacy of consumer data

Data is the lifeblood of business. Every day companies digitally capture an ever increasing amount of information about consumers’ lives, behavior and online activity. Nearly every online interaction a business has with its customers and potential customers involves sharing something potentially sensitive: a password, an address, a credit card number, location, even DNA. This proliferation of […]