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Patch Tuesday Special Edition: SIGRed

By Carl Keyser on Jul 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

(This article's a bit late as I was on vacation last week, so if you've already patched your Windows Server with the bug fixes released on July 14th to protect it against CVE-2020-1350, great. If not, get crackin'!)

Topics: SIGRed Patch Tuesday DNS
4 min read

Ragnar Locker: What to Look Out For

By Carl Keyser on Jul 1, 2020 2:03:25 PM

It would seem the people who create and name malware/ransomware/etc. have the same affinity for pop culture references that I do. I predict that one day I'll wake up to the news that a particularly dangerous piece of software called "The Parrot Sketch" is tearing up enterprises left and right the world over.

Topics: Ransomware Windows Remote Desktop Protocols RDP Group Policy Objects Ragnar Locker GPO
6 min read

What is Phishing?

By Carl Keyser on Jun 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

You’re being attacked. I know. Shocking. You might not believe it but it’s true. I’m getting attacked. You’re getting attacked. We’re all getting attacked.

Topics: Phishing Spear-Phishing
11 min read

Meet Valak: The Marquis of Malware

By Carl Keyser on Jun 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 
I'm not sure if you're a horror fan, or if you like spooky stuff. Hey, maybe you are, if you're reading this you work in cybersecurity and there's plenty of stuff in this industry that can scare the pants off you on a daily basis.

Topics: Malware Best Practices Valak Exchange Server
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RIP: My Cousin Alan Has Died - How to Spot a Social Engineering Attack

By Carl Keyser on Jun 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM

My cousin, Alan, has died.

He has ceased to be, bereft of life, he rests in peace, he has kicked the bucket, hopped the twig, bit the dust, snuffed it, breathed his last, and gone to meet the High Mucky-Muck in the sky. And you know what I have to say about that? Good riddance to him, the freeloading bastard! I hope he fries!

Topics: Phishing Social Engineering, Spear-Phishing Pretexting Vishing
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$500 to the Charity of Your Choice...

By Carl Keyser on May 18, 2020 4:34:23 PM

We've got a webinar coming up. I know, you've probably been inundated with requests to join webinars since this whole COVID-19 Pandemic started.

Topics: Ruckus Webinar Scale Computing Coronavirus Covid-19
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The State of Cybersecurity: Pandemic Edition

By Carl Keyser on May 11, 2020 2:33:10 PM

About a week ago I got a call from a phone number I didn't recognize. It was a Massachusetts number from out around Springfield. I've got family out that way, I figured "Carl, you better answer that."

Topics: Phishing Spear-Phishing Covid-19 Barracuda

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