june 2022 newsletter

CyberHoot Newsletter – June 2022

Ransomware Insurance: Prescriptive and Restrictive Insurers are drafting more restrictive and prescriptive insurance policy requirements designed to reduce the number of claims and better protect themselves and the companies they …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – May 2022

Emotet Has Reemerged as Top Malware in Circulation The HP Wolf Security threat research team has identified a 2700% increase in Emotet infections in the first quarter of 2022, re-emerging in late 2021 after …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – April 2022

Fake Emergency Search Warrants Becoming a Problem There is a new and highly effective strategy that criminal hackers are using to gather sensitive customer data from Internet Service Providers (ISPs), …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – February 2022

Post-Breach Notification Guide If you’ve confirmed a significant data breach has occurred you may be wondering what you should be doing. CyberHoot’s guide will help your company work through the …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – January 2022

Increase MRR While Reducing Costs At Your MSP An important part of running a successful Managed Service Provider (MSP) is ensuring you’re managing your monthly recurring revenue (MRR) and your expenses. One …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – December 2021

Software as a Service (SaaS) Risks and Challenges Software as a Service (SaaS) applications have transformed businesses over the last decade providing enormous value. SaaS solutions have enabled businesses to …

november 2021 newsletter

CyberHoot Newsletter – November 2021

‘Tis The Season To Be Smished The holiday shopping season means big business for retailers around the world, but it unfortunately also means big business for hackers. The reasoning is, people …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – October 2021

Outlook “Autodiscover” Leaking Passwords Cybersecurity experts at Guardicore published a report on security concerns in Microsoft’s “Autodiscover” feature. In 4 months time, they collected over 372,072 domain credentials and ~100k in …

july 2021 newsletter

CyberHoot Newsletter – July 2021

Pegasus Spyware NSO, an Israeli company has been selling governments spyware surveillance tools. National Public Radio, detailed this spyware, called Pegasus, allowing governments (hackers?) to access a victim’s cellphone to …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume XVI

Prevention Absent: Congress Cybersecurity Bill  Highly publicized ransomware breaches at Colonial Pipeline and JBS meats has congress seeking new federal legislation aimed at forcing government agencies, subcontractors, and suppliers to …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume XV

Israel Launches ‘Stuxnet 3.0’ On Iran Iran blamed Israel for an alleged cyber-attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges. While the Israeli government did not claim …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume XIV

Twitter Steganography Risks Steganography is the interesting but potentially dangerous technique of hiding data or malware code secretly within an ordinary, non-secret file or message to avoid detection. The use of …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume XIII

Emotet Operation Takedown In January of 2021, law enforcement and judicial authorities across the globe disrupted one of the most notable botnets of the past decade: Emotet. Investigators have taken control of its …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume XII

Ransomware Task Force Forming The damaging effects of ransomware hit $11.5 billion in 2019 and doubled in 2020 as new, more damaging and dangerous strains of ransomware (Maze, Sodinokibi, Ryuk, Dharma) hit companies. In December 2020, …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume XI

HTTPS-Only Mode Introduced by Firefox Having HTTPS-enabled websites is crucial when entering passwords, credit card numbers, or other sensitive information. When accessing unencrypted HTTP-enabled sites, users can fall victim to …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume X

Remote Worker Security and Productivity The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic has lead many workers to work from home to slow its spread. As we move into a third wave of infections, …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 9

Hacker’s Court Hearing Disrupted By Porn Clip The FBI caught the perpetrator involved in the recent Twitter Hack, 17-year old Graham Clark. Clark was having his arraignment virtually on a …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 8

CyberHoots monthly newsletter summarizes the most important cybersecurity news from the previous month and provides some analysis specific to business owners in the small to medium sized business space.

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CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 7

CyberHoot Newsletters is a monthly summary of the hot cybersecurity topics published by CyberHoot in our Cybrary terms and blog over the previous 30 days. Indepth analysis, recommendations for protection, and topics pertinent to the Small-to-Medium sized Businesses (SMB) market are covered. We’re helping SMB’s even the playing field or boxing ring to ensure there’s a fair fight between them and hackers.

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CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 6

CyberHoot is your authority for cybersecurity news and understanding what the news means. From in-depth analysis articles to a library of 500 cybersecurity terms with related videos, CyberHoot provides you the information and training you need, when you need it.

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 4

Feature Story: Coronavirus 2019 (COVID19) Advisory The Coronavirus (COVID-19), has now infected nearly 90,000 235,000 people worldwide as of March 2, 2020 March 19th, 2020, killing more than 3,000 10,000 …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 2

SIM Swapping by Hacking Telecom Companies Hackers never cease to stop evolving and finding new ways to get your information. Hackers are now breaking into telecom companies to take over …

CyberHoot Newsletter – Volume 1

The Department of Homeland security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a National Terrorism Advisory Bulletin on Jan. 4th, 2020. This agency only issues such warnings when there is a credible, specific and impending terrorism threat against the United States. In this case, their warning focused primarily upon cybersecurity attacks against US government and business entities in retribution for the killing of Iranian IRGC-Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani. Iran has a history of cyber-attacks against US Businesses and government entities. Companies should be on high alert and remind employees to be especially vigilant in email phishing attacks amongst other cybersecurity best practices.