Author Archives: asaptristan

Microsoft Exchange Hack: What happened and what we learned.

On March 2nd 2021, tech giant Microsoft announced that they had uncovered major vulnerabilities in their popular mail server Microsoft Exchange. In a later statement, Microsoft announced that a Chinese-backed group known as Hafnium had begun exploiting these vulnerabilities which lead to an immediate response from Microsoft to warn all Exchange users. Shortly after this […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (March 12th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week U.S issues warning after Microsoft says China hacked its mail server program Ransomware as a service is the new big problem for business How can Netizen help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, […]
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Oldsmar Water Treatment Facility Breach: What happened and what we learned.

Earlier this month, a Florida wastewater treatment plant’s computer system was compromised by an unknown threat actor. This hacker was able to remotely gain access via an employee’s login credentials and attempted to alter the chemical composition of the public water supply to dangerous levels. Thankfully, a plant operator was watching this all unfold and […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (February 1st, 2020)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week New cybersecurity hirings in the new administration. Looking for cybersecurity experts? Consider hiring veterans. How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing scam targeting business/work emails offering […]
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SolarWinds Breach Fallout: What happened and what we learned

On December 13, 2020 cybersecurity company FireEye announced they had discovered a state-of-the-art exploit that created a backdoor in SolarWind’s Orion application. This hack was then distributed to thousands of systems running this application as a routine update from the manufacturer. With no reason to suspect any issues, IT administrators all over the country unknowingly […]
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NETIZEN HIRES AKHIL HANDA AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND OTHER TEAM NEWS

Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 certified Veteran Owned provider of cybersecurity solutions, has added Akhil Handa to the executive team and named him Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. Akhil is an experienced and highly respected senior executive in federal and defense markets. He has served in senior leadership […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (December 15, 2020)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week IoT Cybersecurity Improvement ACT Passed Universities Across The Globe Attacked by Phishing Scam How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing scam targeting unsuspecting Amazon customers. This […]
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NETIZEN NAMED ONE OF THE NATION’S FASTEST-GROWING VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES FOR 2nd YEAR IN A ROW

Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 certified provider of cybersecurity and related solutions for defense, government, and commercial markets, has once again been named one of the nation’s fastest-growing veteran-owned businesses by Inc. Magazine in partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University on their annual Vet100 list of the most successful veteran-owned […]
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