Knowing that because of the current situation an increased number of people are working from home, via email, cybercriminals have adapted a few scams to take advantage of that. ESET Ireland has identified a few more email scams, aimed at the office or home-office workers, taking advantage of an increased reliance on emails and office … More Scams designed to target home-office workers in Irish mailboxes
Attackers could have exploited the flaw to steal victims’ login credentials or install malware on their devices. Mozilla has patched a security flaw that could allow cybercriminals to hijack all vulnerable Firefox for Android browsers running on devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network. The vulnerability could be abused by black hats to force users … More Mozilla fixes flaw that let attackers hijack Firefox for Android via Wi‑Fi
Zoom now supports phone calls, text messages and authentication apps as forms of two-factor authentication. Zoom is rolling out support for two-factor authentication (2FA) across its web, desktop, and mobile applications, allowing users to double down on the security of their accounts with an extra layer of protection. For context, 2FA systems require users to pass authentication … More Zoom makes 2FA available for all its users
What’s the benefit of deleting your Houseparty – or any other unused – account, rather than just uninstalling the app? When the coronavirus pandemic began, people took to Houseparty in their millions. Many of us weren’t allowed to meet anyone in person, so videocalling became an even bigger success and Houseparty was the front runner. … More Houseparty – should I stay or should I go now?
Cybercriminals increasingly take aim at teleworkers, setting up malicious duplicates of companies’ internal VPN login pages. The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a joint advisory to warn about a surge in voice phishing (vishing) attacks targeting staff at a number of companies. The spike … More FBI, CISA warn of spike in voice phishing attacks