Category Archives: Security

Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (May 27th, 2022)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week U.S. Department of Justice reverses course on “White Hat Hacking” How Cybersecurity Could Impact the Global Food Supply Chain 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 […]
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Netizen Penetration Testing Guide

Cyberattacks have become an increasingly tricky issue plaguing small and medium-sized businesses in recent years. Hackers as far as halfway across the world or two states over are leveraging unpatched vulnerabilities to steal data, damage reputation, or extort a small business for as much money as possible. In 2021, The United States FBI disclosed that […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (April 15th, 2022)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Bipartisan Group of Senators Proposes New Cyber Information Sharing Bill Ukraine Thwarts Russian Attack on Power Grid 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 […]
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Lapsus$: The teenager-run cybercriminal gang targeting Fortune 500 companies.

Earlier this week, IT giant Microsoft and identity management firm Okta reported that their organizations had suffered data breaches from Lapsus$. Lapsus$ is a relatively new hacking group, with indications of their activity being first reported against Samsung and NVIDIA at the end of 2021. The hacking group announced a Telegram channel on March 22nd, […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (March 11th, 2022)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Chinese State-Sponsored Hackers Compromise Multiple U.S State Governments Altoona Area School District Affected By Cyberattack 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 McAfee […]
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Global Cyber War: What is at stake?

The Russian military invasion of Ukraine has begun with missiles striking just outside the capital, Kyiv, in the early morning hours on February 24th. While this event marks the beginning of military involvement in the campaign against Ukraine, Russian-sponsored hackers have been bombarding Ukrainian websites and infrastructure for the past few weeks in preparation for […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (February 14th, 2022)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Microsofts Fends off Largest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded Threat Actors Target Tax Software Company Intuit in Latest Phishing Campaign 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 […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (January 11th, 2022)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week How Remote Work has Impacted Cybersecurity Are Medical Devices at Risk of Cyber Attacks? 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 FedEx customers. […]
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Log4J: The Minecraft found, Java fueled nightmare.

On December 9th, the greater information security community had its world turned upside down when a newly uncovered zero-day vulnerability was found in Apache’s Java logging library Log4J. Within hours of this news, every major software company was in disaster mode, attempting to determine how their products were affected and how to fix a patch […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (December 2nd, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Ubiquiti Developer Charged With Extortion IKEA Fights Ongoing Phishing Campaign 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 or just someone who […]
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