Will China Use Cyber Attacks in 2024?

Because it is an election year and because the sun is coming up over the horizon the latest FBI director is testifying in Washington to say China could (was and is) attack(ing) us using cyber. “FBI director Christopher Wray testifies on China’s growing cyber threat against U.S. — 1/31/24 (CNBC Youtube video)“ Christopher Wray, FBI … Read more

Are You Sending Your Password Hash When Invite Clicked?

SCMagazine has the story ” Accepting Calendar Invite Could Leak Your Password Several steps and the hacker has to create the right environment, but if they can make you click on a calendar invite with the right circumstances your password “hash” will be transferred to the hacker. A hash are a number of characters that … Read more

Are you Hiring? Resume Malware Trying to Get to You!

SCMagazine has the story “Hiring? New scam campaign means ‘resume’ downloads may contain malware” “Requiring the victim to copy and paste the malicious domain name increases the likelihood the emails will make it past secure email gateways. Plus, with unassuming domain names like “wlynch[.]com” for a candidate named William Lynch and “annetterawlings[.]com” for a candidate … Read more

How to Defend Against AI Spam Email?

So have you been assuming all spam to have spelling mistakes? Or just bad grammar? What if the email has impeccable grammar? How to defend against the bad guys using AI in their spam emails? NIST (National Institute of Science and Technology) has a definition of phishing:  https://csrc.nist.gov/glossary/term/phishing Phishing Definition: ”  A technique for attempting … Read more