Data breaches and subsequent identity theft are unfortunate but common occurrences today and have only increased since the onset of the pandemic.
As the eyes of the world remain focused on the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine, cyberattacks are top of mind for professionals in the security sector, including the experts here at Ascend Technologies.
Unfortunately, we’re back with another phishing scheme that’s making its way through your inboxes and phones.
This month, it was discovered that SolarWinds, a national IT software and infrastructure company, suffered a devastating data breach. By using a Trojan horse system, cybercriminals were able to infect more than 18,000 companies. While this plot was uncovered in December, in actuality, this siphoning of invaluable company information had been happening since March – undetected.
As news of the SolarWinds Orion security breach continues to develop, the Ascend Technologies security team is closely monitoring updates and evaluating the impact on organizations like yours. This feed will be updated frequently with breaking news and expert insights directly from our Security Operations Centers (SOCs).
As a new wave of malware-focused phishing attacks gain popularity, our expert security engineers are on the frontlines. Here's what you need to know.
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