Security Expert On Zoom Zero-day Vulnerability

Forming Managed Security Services Alliance

Video conferencing software Zoom is working on patching a zero-day vulnerability that was disclosed online earlier today in a blog post by cyber-security firm ACROS Security. The security firm said the zero-day impacts Zoom’s Windows client, but only when the clients are running on old Windows OS versions, such as Windows 7 and Windows Server […]

Persuasive Office 365 Phishing Uses Fake Zoom Suspension Alerts

Counterfeits and Copies

According to researchers at Abnormal Security, Microsoft Office 365 users are being targeted by a new phishing campaign using fake Zoom notifications to warn those who work in corporate environments that their Zoom accounts have been suspended, with the end goal of stealing Office 365 logins. So far the phishing campaign impersonating automated Zoom account suspension […]

Expert Insight on Conti Ransomware Shows Signs of Being a Ryuk Successor

The Conti Ransomware is an upcoming threat targeting corporate networks with new features that allow it to perform quicker and more targeted attacks. There are also indications that this ransomware shares the same malware code as Ryuk, who has slowly been fading away, while Conti’s distribution is increasing.

UK And Australia Open Joint Data-Privacy Investigation Into Clearview AI

OS X El Capitan

As reported by CNET, the governments of the UK and Australia are investigating a facial recognition company that grabbed billions of people’s pictures from across the internet for use in its database. The inquiry will look at Clearview AI and whether its scraping and handling of data violated the UK Data Protection Act and the Australian Privacy Act. The joint […]

Cyber Security Expert On 95% of Brits Unable to Consistently Identify Phishing Messages

As reported by Infosecurity, just 5% of Brits are able to recognize all scam emails and texts, a study from Computer Disposals Limited has found. Scam emails purporting to be from Facebook were shown to be most likely to trick people. Additionally, participants found it harder to spot scams via SMS messages compared to emails. For the study, Computer […]