Weekly News Digest

A lot can happen in the cyber security industry in a matter of seconds. Every weekend, we bring you a summary of what happened within the week so you can be adequately informed and watch your internet steps.

May 22, 2021

ATTACKERS DRIVE USERS TO MALICIOUS SITES AND TRICK THEM INTO ENTERING THEIR PERSONAL DATA BY POSING AS MEAL-KIT DELIVERY SERVICES

This is done by sending SMS and WhatsApp phishing messages altered to look like they are really from popular brand names like HelloFresh and Gousto. Meal-kits, like other pandemic-related issues have proven to be an effective tool for cyber criminals to exploit for...

ATTACKERS DRIVE USERS TO MALICIOUS SITES AND TRICK THEM INTO ENTERING THEIR PERSONAL DATA BY POSING AS MEAL-KIT DELIVERY SERVICES

May 22, 2021

1 MILLION COMPLAINTS HAVE BEEN LOGGED IN 14 MONTHS BY THE FBI'S INTERNET CRIME COMPLAINT CENTER (IC3)

It took nearly seven years for the IC3 to log its first million complaints, but COVID-related scams have really brought about a change. The top three crimes reported by victims in 2020 were phishing scams, non-payment/non delivery scams, and extortion. The IC3 chief Donna Gregory in a statement said it is positive news that people now...

1 MILLION COMPLAINTS HAVE BEEN LOGGED IN 14 MONTHS BY THE FBI'S INTERNET CRIME COMPLAINT CENTER (IC3)

May 22, 2021

COBALT STRIKE INCREASINGLY BECOMING A HACKING TOOL FOR CYBER CRIMINALS AND APT GROUPS

Two decades now and open source Metasploit hacking remains popular today among good and bad hackers , but Cobalt Strike is increasing playing a major role in attacks...

COBALT STRIKE INCREASINGLY BECOMING A HACKING TOOL FOR CYBER CRIMINALS AND APT GROUPS

May 15, 2021

CYBERSECURITY IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Finally, federal action that seriously addresses cybersecurity risk in the United States! Biden says greater private-sector investment in cybersecurity is needed...

CYBERSECURITY IN THE WHITE HOUSE