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Microsoft Warns of Major Password Spraying Attack...

By Carl Keyser on Oct 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM

According to Microsoft, Nobelium, the same hacking group behind the SolarWinds attack from last year, is back wrecking havoc in IT systems world wide.

Topics: Phishing Microsoft Password Spraying Multi-Factor Authentication MFA Nobelium
4 min read

Scammers Steal $2.3 Million from New Hampshire Town

By Carl Keyser on Aug 26, 2021 8:30:00 AM

This story is going to sound all too familiar... A small town has been victimized by scammers via a Phishing Attack and $2.3 million of tax-payer money has been stolen. This time the town in question is rather local, Peterborough, NH, about an hour and a half northwest of Boston.

Topics: Phishing Scam New Hampshire
1 min read

Zeppelin Reunites...the Ransomware. Not the Band. Sorry.

By Carl Keyser on May 24, 2021 3:23:47 PM

I apologize to all of you Led Zepplinists in the audience, but I couldn't help myself. A fairly recent form of ransomware, called Zeppelin (duh) has reared its ugly head once again.

Topics: VPN Phishing Ransomware VegaLocker
1 min read

New JavaScript Trick Allows Phishing Sites to Detect Virtual Machines

By Carl Keyser on Mar 17, 2021 1:20:08 PM

The MalwareHunter Team has discovered a new trick being leveraged by Phishing websites.

Topics: Phishing
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
7 min read

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
4 min read

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