Dina Dadian

Fraudulent Email Requests to Call a Number to Cancel a Subscription

Powersolution is receiving reports of the persistence of BazaCall (BasarCall) malware attacks, which were initially documented in early 2021.   If you receive a fraudulent or suspicious email such as this, Do Not Respond. Here is how this fraudulent email works: Attackers use email to prompt victims to call a fraudulent call center to cancel a …

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Business services are the primary target for latest phishing malware

Researchers have found three new malware families, Doubledrag, Doubledrop, and Doubleback detected in December 2020 and tracked as UNC2529. These malware strains used in an ongoing phishing campaign throughout the financial industry are being tracked as UNC2529. Organizations in the US, EMEA region, Asia, and Australia have been targeted by the sophisticated cybercriminals Key Elements …

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Google Chrome – Cited as High Risk for Small Businesses

This week, the Center for Internet Security’s Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center issued an advisory that cited multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome.  This is important, as Google Chrome is a commonly used web browser that enables access to the Internet. The vulnerabilities (for versions prior to 89.0.4389.128) could allow for arbitrary code execution, which …

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Malicious Email Campaign to Trick Targets into Downloading Malware

powersolution.com, through our relationship with Infragard and The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) have been alerted to a new email threat dubbed ‘BazarCall.’ Threat actors are using a combination of customer service call centers and phishing emails in order to spread various forms of malware. Similar to other email-based scams powersolution.com has …

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Adobe Flash Reaches End of Life

Adobe Flash has reached its end of life on December 31, 2020. At the end of January 2021, powersolution will ensure that Microsoft patch KB4577586 is installed on eligible clients’ computers. powersolution will also be creating and remotely running a script that detects and removes Flash from managed systems. Adobe’s technology for fancy interactive graphics …

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In wake of recent ransomware attacks, importance of HIPAA compliance is vital to providers and business associates

In the wake of two recent global ransomware attacks, Airway Oxygen Inc., a privately held Michigan-based medical equipment provider reported that the mid-April ransomware attack had more than 500,000 patient records compromised. In what is believed to be one of the most severe ransomware attacks on healthcare information in 2017, over half a million patient …

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Beware of another round of fake American Express Safe Key emails

Another wave of fake Amex emails – this time regarding an “American Express Personal Safe Key (PSK)”. Once again it is one of those correspondences that look legitimate, however, it is not. Instead, it is just a phishing scam designed to extract private financial information from American Express account holders. According to this email customers …

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