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CyberHoot Newsletter – January 2023

FBI’s Vetted Cybersecurity Organization “Infragard” Breached Learn how a cybersecurity organization that partnered with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to protect critical US infrastructure got hacked. “Aikido” Vulnerability Turns EDR …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – October 2022

Top 10 Reasons to Conduct Awareness Training and Testing Businesses all over the world experience increasingly sophisticated attacks with escalating damages and impact.  Awareness training and phish testing are two …

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CyberHoot Newsletter – July 2022

Restaurant Cloud-based POS Systems Hacked Multiple POS systems used by restaurants all over the world (MenuDrive, HarborTouch, and InTouchPOS) have been hacked enabling hackers to collect credit card details on …

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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 – 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 …

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.