Ransomware’s Threat to Education

Educational organizations are often at the top of a cybercriminal’s list of potential targets. That’s because they hold a lot of valuable data but rarely have much budget for cybersecurity. Ransomware gangs, in particular, have been aggressively targeting the sector.  In this post, I’ll dive into ransomware and the threat it poses to educational institutions, […]

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Watch Out for YouTube Videos Promoting Malware

YouTube videos claiming to help viewers download premium software for free are instead tricking them into downloading malware. An internet researcher going by the handle idclickthat raised the alarm about two such malware campaigns on Twitter earlier this week.  Lumma info stealer campaign The first campaign targeted popular software, including Adobe Animate, AutoCAD by Autodesk

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Watch Out for ChatGPT Scams!

Since its release in November 2022, OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT has become all the rage. Unfortunately, as a new report by Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 shows, it has also become a hot target for scammers. As part of their investigation, Unit 42 researchers found registrations of ChatGPT and OpenAI domain names have skyrocketed. While many

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