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BEC Isn’t Back; It Never Left

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks aren’t new, but they’re growing increasingly effective, according to Zeljka Zorz at Help Net Security. Zorz cites an article from BakerHostetler, in which two attorneys describe how BEC attacks work and why they’re so effective. The lawyers explain that BEC attacks involve targeted phishing attempts coming from spoofed or compromised email […]

Posted: August 6, 2020 | View More »

COVID-19 Related Phishing Scams Target Passport Details

The Coronavirus phishing scams have only gotten more aggressive and targeted now than ever before, InfoSecurity Magazine reports. Now researchers at Griffin Law are tracking self-employed people being targeted with established COVID-19 related phishing emails. According to Griffin Law, the scam begins with a text message purporting to be from HMRC informing the recipient they are due […]

Posted: August 6, 2020 | View More »

Coronavirus Phishing Attacks Skyrocket to 30% Increase

Scammers riding the COVID-19 wave are adapting to new scenarios as the pandemic evolves. Checkpoint recently discovered that over 192,000 coronavirus-related phishing attacks per week over the past three weeks, a 30% increase compared to previous weeks. In the past three weeks, almost 20,000 new coronavirus-related domains were registered: 17% of these are malicious or […]

Posted: June 30, 2020 | View More »

Fake Zoom Downloader is the Latest Method of Attack on Remote Workers

Riding on the coattails of the massive rise in popularity in the video conference solution, remote workers new to Zoom need to be wary of where they download the installer. We’ve written before about the various types of Zoom-related attacks that have sprouted up over the last two months. The latest chapter in this saga […]

Posted: June 30, 2020 | View More »

Remote Work Isn’t Good for Corporate Security (Part 2)

30% of Organizations Have Been the Victim of Phishing Scams Since the Lockdown Lots of new data is now just coming out of the woodwork demonstrating some of the harsh realities of having employees work from home without proper security in place. According to new data from software information hub Capterra, in their Remote Work […]

Posted: June 30, 2020 | View More »

Remote Work Isn’t Good for Corporate Security (Part 1)

6 in 10 Employee’s Online Accounts Have Been Compromised Since Working Remotely Working from home has its advantages. But, according to new data, one of them isn’t keeping the organization secure. Now that we’ve had some time to allow employees to work from home, security vendors have had time to quantify just how secure your […]

Posted: June 30, 2020 | View More »

2020 New Antivirus Software Solution

Late last year, a few incidents occurred that made us reevaluate how we are protecting our clients’ networks. The incidents – like many others – started with a malicious email that was opened by an employee.  In the past, this would have resulted in a network share or multiple network shares being encrypted that we […]

Posted: February 11, 2020 | View More »

Hybrid Security Operation Center Offers Increased Protection

Even as our world becomes more automated and driven by AI, there are times when human oversight is necessary to provide the highest level of security. A Security Operation Center (SOC) for your company is one of those situations! IT360 has partnered with Artic Wolf to offer SOC-as-a-Service that delivers the sophistication and surveillance needed […]

Posted: July 15, 2019 | View More »

Microsoft Teams Group Chat Software

New to Microsoft Teams? Start here with a full Teams demo and tutorial. I’m new to Microsoft Teams! How can I get started? If you’re new to Microsoft Teams, curious about how to use it, or rolling it out to others in your organization, we want to make it easy for you to get started. I’ve spent […]

Posted: May 9, 2019 | View More »

Backing up your Data – The Cloud

The “cloud” has been around for a long time, pretty much since the dawn of man.  Ok, maybe not quite that long but it has been around much longer than most people realize – just under different names and uses.  The main driver for “cloud” usage in the recent past and present, has been due […]

Posted: October 8, 2018 | View More »

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