- Bluetooth vulnerability
- Banking malware
- Ransomware via brute force RDP (remote desktop protocol)
- Accessing user accounts via breached websites and unprotected files
Security Vulnerabilities: Bluetooth, Macy's, Emotet & More
Software and firmware updates for devices are currently being created and are expected to be released in the coming weeks. If you notice updates on your devices, be sure to implement them as soon as possible to reduce the security risk presented by this vulnerability.
The best protection against Emotet is to use caution opening emails, even when they seem like they are from a familiar company or sender. Also, always use caution opening attachments and go directly to websites whenever possible rather than clicking on links in emails. Lastly, do not let threats or fear cause you to act rashly or do something you might not otherwise do, as this is a tactic often used by hackers.
Part 2 of this topic will cover security vulnerabilities involving voter user data, health care Ransomware and user data related to cloud-based HR company ComplyRight.
As always, our data is valuable and knowing what vulnerabilities exist is critical to protecting it!