2021 scam risks

Phishing Warning: Virginia State Corporation Commission Issues Alert

Phishing Warning: Virginia State Corporation Commission Issues Alert WHAT HAPPENED? On June 24, 2021, the Virginia State Corporation Commission’s Division of Securities and Retail Franchising (the Division) issued an alert to registered investment advisers of an ongoing phishing campaign whereby the attackers claim to be from the Division.Like most phishing attempts, [...]

2021-06-25T14:42:10-05:00 June 25th, 2021|Flash Reports, News|

Lessons from the SolarWinds Breach to Enhance Your Cybersecurity and Vendor Management Programs

Lessons from the SolarWinds Breach to Enhance Your Cybersecurity and Vendor Management Programs WHAT HAPPENED? Remediation efforts have been underway for nearly two months following the burgeoning SolarWinds attack. Initial findings indicated that the breach affected an estimated 1,800 companies, including major cybersecurity vendors like Mimecast and Qualys. While [...]

2021-02-05T11:24:28-05:00 February 5th, 2021|Flash Reports|

SonicWall Issues and Retracts Alert of Hackers Exploiting Zero-Day Vulnerability Within SonicWall VPN

SonicWall Issues and Retracts Alert of Hackers Exploiting Zero-Day Vulnerability Within SonicWall VPN SonicWall, a company providing firewalls and other cybersecurity solutions, issued an alert indicating that it had found a probable zero-day vulnerability with its SMA 100 series products on Jan. 22, 2021. A zero-day vulnerability is a software [...]

2021-01-26T11:18:04-05:00 January 26th, 2021|Flash Reports, News|

Scam Risks in 2021 and How To Avoid Them

Scam Risks In 2021 and How to Avoid Them Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated and continue to find new ways to compromise both individuals’ and firms’ data security. Phishing attacks often use current events or crises to entice users to click infected links, download malicious programs or documents, or provide [...]

2020-12-28T16:30:12-05:00 December 28th, 2020|Flash Reports, News|