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VIPRE Month Roundup: August, 2020

VIPRE Month Roundup: August, 2020 What happened last month? A lot of cybersecurity news! We know it is hard to keep up with the ever-changing news cycle, so we gathered this month’s biggest stories and broke th...

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AA20-259A: Iran-Based Threat Actor Exploits VPN Vulnerabilities

Original release date: September 15, 2020 Summary This Alert uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) framework. See the ATT&CK for Enterprise framework for all ref...

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AA20-258A: Chinese Ministry of State Security-Affiliated Cyber Threat Actor Activity

Original release date: September 14, 2020 Summary The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has consistently observed Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS)-affiliated cyber threat actors us...

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VIPRE Product Marketing Director Jason Norton Interviewed by Expert Insights

Email is now the most common channel for criminals to launch cyber-attacks and has become a leading cause of data breaches and financial loss. Attackers are increasingly exploiting vulnerabilities in email to s...

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Survey Highlights Top SMB Priorities When Purchasing Cybersecurity Solutions

When it comes to today’s threat landscape, IT professionals can be forgiven for muttering their favored imprecations, followed by a frustrated, “Now what?” The current onslaught of cybersecurity exploits target...

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AA20-245A: Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity

Original release date: September 1, 2020 | Last revised: September 2, 2020 Summary This joint advisory is the result of a collaborative research effort by the cybersecurity authorities of five nations: Australi...

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Carnival Discloses a Ransomware Attack

It has not been the best year for Carnival Cruise Line. Being the largest cruise line operator in the world means they’re a prime target for cyber-criminals. In March, the company disclosed a potential data bre...

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AA20-239A: FASTCash 2.0: North Korea’s BeagleBoyz Robbing Banks

Original release date: August 26, 2020 Summary This Alert uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) framework. See the ATT&CK for Enterprise framework for all refere...

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Cybersecurity Tips Help Law Firms Reduce Risk

Securing email is essential Email is the backbone of modern business communications, and the most popular digital medium in the world with 3.7 billion users sending 269 billion emails every day. Unfortunately, ...

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Massive High Profile Twitter Attack – Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian, Bill Gates, and Others!

On July 15th, several Twitter accounts were hacked into and then posted a links to crypto scams. (Image via CNET) According to engadget, targets weren’t exclusively celebrities. Other accounts belonging to Coi...