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COVID-19: Cyber-pandemic? Daily remote desktop attacks rise to 100k+

COVID-19: Cyber-pandemic? Daily remote desktop attacks rise to 100k+

While attention on Covid-19 has primarily focused on the social and medical fallout, a recent study has made reference to a “cyberpandemic” taking hold in the new world of remote working. 

Figures from ESET have shown that in the wake of the virus, a major shift has been seen away from traditional office spaces in favor of remote desktop software as businesses look to respect social distancing and slow the spread of the virus. As a result, more firms are relying on Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and other remote access solutions for day-to-day operations. 

Unfortunately,  that means more and easier

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Phishing links hidden inside calendar invite attachments

Phishing links hidden inside calendar invite attachments

Cybercriminals continue to devise new ways to deliver phishing emails to end users and the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC) had discovered a new phishing campaign which uses calendar invite attachments to try and bypass email gateways.The firm's researchers...

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COVID-19: Cyber-pandemic? Daily remote desktop attacks rise to 100k+

While attention on Covid-19 has primarily focused on the social and medical fallout, a recent study has made reference to a “cyberpandemic” taking hold in the new world of remote working. Figures from ESET have shown that in the wake of the virus, a major shift has...

This Microsoft Office exploit was patched years ago, but is still being abused by hackers

Although software companies routinely issue patches to prevent vulnerabilities from being exploited, customers often forget to install them and cybercriminals are well aware of this.Menlo labs recently observed a number of attacks in which cybercriminals continue to...

Phishing links hidden inside calendar invite attachments

Cybercriminals continue to devise new ways to deliver phishing emails to end users and the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC) had discovered a new phishing campaign which uses calendar invite attachments to try and bypass email gateways.The firm's researchers...