September 2022

Far Out Apple’s annual event took place earlier this month with the theme of “Far Out” and included many exciting announcements. Four new iPhones are being released – iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The 14 will have a 6.1″ display while the 14 Plus will have a…

September 2022 – Newsletter, Vishing

Cisco recently disclosed a security incident resulting from sophisticated voice phishing, or vishing, attacks at targeted employees. Researchers at Cisco Talos believe the attack was carried out by an initial access broker who had the intent of selling access to compromised accounts to other threat actors. The attacks first gained access to Cisco’s networks after…

August 2022

End of Basic Authentication After many years of applications using Basic authentication to connect to servers, services, and API endpoints, it will be coming to an end in Exchange Online. Basic authentication means the application sends a username and password with every request and those credentials are often store or saved on the device. Traditionally,…

July 2022

Scammers on LinkedIn The US FBI has warned that scammers on LinkedIn are a “significant threat” as cryptocurrency scams have been widespread recently. Sean Ragan, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the San Francisco and Sacramento field offices said there are many potential, past, and current victims. The criminals focus their time and attention…

July 2022 – Newsletter, Scammers on LinkedIn

The US FBI has warned that scammers on LinkedIn are a “significant threat” as cryptocurrency scams have been widespread recently. Sean Ragan, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the San Francisco and Sacramento field offices said there are many potential, past, and current victims. The criminals focus their time and attention on thinking about…

June 2022

Vanity URLs Attackers are using customizable URLs, known as vanity URLs, on SaaS services to craft more convincing phishing links. The technique has been used for links created through Box, Zoom, and Google Docs and Forms – all familiar services many people know and likely use. Vanity URLs provide custom and easy-to-remember links, and some…