Shared Links (weekly) Jan. 16, 2022

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Shared Links (weekly) Jan. 2, 2022

Linked: Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware
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Linked: Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware

Look, it makes sense at any time, but right now with companies varying sets of rules around a pandemic, forcing employees back to an office, mandating a vaccine if they do, closing offices, etc. there is bound to be at least one person who just isn’t very happy with whatever stance the company has taken.

Would the vast majority of them stoop to purposefully installing ransomware on the corporate network? Probably not, but the hacker doesn’t need the majority, they need 1. Just one person to be so angry, and also unethical, and they are in.

Shared Links (weekly) March 7, 2021

Shared Links (weekly) March 7, 2021

Linked: Got An Email From A Hacker With Your Password? Do These 3 Things
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Linked: Got An Email From A Hacker With Your Password? Do These 3 Things

Davey describes something that I’ve seen myself, and know others have seen as well. “The perpetrator will suggest that they are a successful hacker who has not only gained access to your computer but installed malware to record your activity, including taking control of your webcam. What’s more, to validate their hacking credentials, they will…

Linked: Cybersecurity Considerations for an Increasingly Remote Workforce
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Linked: Cybersecurity Considerations for an Increasingly Remote Workforce

First off, Jessica quoting the Art of War is great, but more importantly, this is a time when everyone is making massive adjustments to change. That makes it easy to forget that there are still hackers out there looking to take advantage. “As famously stated in Sun-Tzu’s The Art of War, “In the midst of…