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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One of the latest phishing scams affecting small businesses is a message that alleges “your email account and device <have> been hacked” and that “we have installed one RAT software into your device.”
Ignore security at your own and your customers’ peril.
Recently there was a post on r/sysadmin from a network administrator who had a client system hacked because he left their iLO card facing the internet…
In the past 48 hours, security operators have seen a new ‘sextortion’ message begin popping up in client inboxes almost everywhere.
The most frightening part of this message is that it lists a password either in the subject line or the first sentence.