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Work from home: Securing RDP and remote access

As work from home is the new norm in the coronavirus era, you’re probably thinking of enabling remote desktop connections for your off-site staff. Here’s how to do it securely. The post Work from home: Securing RDP and remote access appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

By |2020-04-02T16:30:25-04:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Work from home: Securing RDP and remote access

In COVID-19 Scam Scramble, Cybercrooks Recycle Phishing Kits

Old phishing kits are being pressed into service to keep up with the unprecedented volume of new scams that exploit the pandemic.

By |2020-04-02T11:34:44-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Akamai, Cisco, coronavirus, Coronavirus map, COVID-19, Cyberattacks, face mask scam, Hacks, infection growth, malicious domains, Malware, nearby confirmed positive cases, Nokia, Phishing, recycled phishing kits, scam analysis, statistics, text scams|Comments Off on In COVID-19 Scam Scramble, Cybercrooks Recycle Phishing Kits

Emerging MakeFrame Skimmer from Magecart Sets Sights on SMBs

Attacks using a brand-new card-harvesting code is targeting small- to medium-sized businesses, claiming 19 sites so far.

By |2020-04-02T09:10:33-04:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Credit Card Theft, data theft, magecart, Magecart Group 7, makeframe, Malware, medium-sized businesses, new code, payment card skimmer, RiskIQ, small businesses, SMBs, Web Security|Comments Off on Emerging MakeFrame Skimmer from Magecart Sets Sights on SMBs

Coronavirus ‘Financial Relief’ Phishing Attacks Spike

A spate of phishing attacks have promised financial relief due to the coronavirus pandemic - but in reality swiped victims' credentials, payment card data and more.

By |2020-04-01T15:48:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|$1200, coronavirus, COVID-19, cyberattack, financial assistance, government assistance, Healthcare, Malware, Phishing, phishing attack, phishing lures, Proofpoint, scam, Social Engineering, stimulus checks, Web Security, who|Comments Off on Coronavirus ‘Financial Relief’ Phishing Attacks Spike

Top Email Protections Fail in Latest COVID-19 Phishing Campaign

An effective spoofing campaign promises users important information about new coronavirus cases in their local area, scooting past Proofpoint and Microsoft Office 356 ATPs.

Coronavirus con artists continue to spread infections of their own

The scam machine shows no signs of slowing down, as fraudsters dispense bogus health advice, peddle fake testing kits and issue malware-laced purchase orders The post Coronavirus con artists continue to spread infections of their own appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

By |2020-04-01T08:00:39-04:00April 1st, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Coronavirus con artists continue to spread infections of their own

Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy

An informal Threatpost reader poll shows the majority of site visitors are privacy absolutists. But attitudes shift when the trade off is saving lives.

By |2020-03-31T06:00:09-04:00March 31st, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus tracker, COVID-19, data location tracking, Data Privacy, Data security, facial recognition, privacy, Surveillance|Comments Off on Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy

Work from home: Videoconferencing with security in mind

With COVID-19 concerns canceling face-to-face meetings, be aware of the security risks of videoconferencing and how to easily overcome them The post Work from home: Videoconferencing with security in mind appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

By |2020-03-30T11:02:46-04:00March 30th, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Work from home: Videoconferencing with security in mind