Monday, August 2

Cyber attacks

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What is spoofing? Understanding the type of cyber attack and how you can protect yourself against it

Spoofing is a cyber attack that involves a bad actor disguising their identity as one from a name or address you know and trust online. Spoofing can be done to disguise email addresses, phone numbers, or more advanced systems like an ARP or DNS. There are several ways to detect spoofing, some as easy as poor grammar and spelling. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Cyber attacks, Cyber Security, RansomWare, Ransomware attack, Ransomware-as-a-Service, REvil, Tech Insider, weekend BI US

REvil ransomware group strikes again with attack on hundreds of companies right before long holiday weekend

Russian-based REvil launched a ransomware attack on Friday that may have impacted hundreds of companies. The group targeted IT management software provider Kaseya VSA in what's known as a supply-chain attack. REvil most recently attacked meat supplier JBS and received an $11 million payment from the company. See more stories on Insider's business page. Just ahead of the long holiday weekend in the US, Russian-based REvil launched a ransomware attack that could have impacted hundreds of companies.In what's being called the "largest and most significan...