Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (October 11th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Twitch reports data breach of over 128 GB Google announces new two step verification initiative 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 employees […]
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NEW Cooperative Ransomware Attack: How it happened and what this means.

Over the weekend, NEW Cooperative Inc., a Fort Dodge, Iowa-based agricultural services firm was crippled by a ransomware attack. The outside threat group BlackMatter has stated that they are responsible for this attack and have demanded a ransom of $5.9 million to release the data they have locked. BlacMatter released additional information detailing that the […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (September 14th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Hackers target United Nations in latest data breach U.S SEC changes stance on Cybersecurity. What does this mean for your 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, we see […]
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T-Mobile Data Breach: What Happened and What We Do Next.

Telecommunications company T-Mobile reported Monday that they are investigating the specifics of a data breach that hackers claim may have leaked the personally identifiable information (PII) of over 100 million customers. The majority of the data is said to contain social security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, security PINs, and other sensitive information unique to […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (July 29th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Colonial Pipeline Didn’t have MFA in Place, Neither Do Most Defense Contractors US Defense Contractors Fail to Meet CMMC Requirements 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 […]
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Kaseya Ransomware Attack: How it happened and the implications.

While many Americans began to prepare for the Fourth of July weekend, software development company Kaseya found themselves on the wrong end of a $70 million ransomware nightmare. For those unaware, Kaseya produces software and products used by Managed Service Providers to monitor and manage technology environments at scale. On Friday July 2nd, Fred Voccola, […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (June 2nd, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Self-Promoting Cybersecurity Firms Doing More Harm Than Good Almost 500,000 job openings in cybersecurity nationwide 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 […]
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Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: What happened and how we move forward.

Americans on the East Coast have found themselves on the wrong end of one of the most impactful ransomware attacks this country has ever seen. The FBI reported earlier this week that a group known as DarkSide has claimed responsibility for an attack that caused the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. On Friday, May 7th, Colonial announced that they had halted […]
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Zero Trust Security: A new blueprint to fight cybercrime.

This past year was one like no other. Masks became the new fashion norm, workers traded office life for remote work, and video meetings became our main vessel for communicating with one another. While the world was busy fighting one issue, another swiftly arose. Cyber crime is on the rise across the globe. According to the F.B.I. in 2020 internet and […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (April 13th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week 533 Million Facebook Users’ Personal Identifiable Information Leaked Online Fleecware Apps Accumulate $400M in Revenue 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 JPMorgan […]
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