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COVID-19 updates – trends in the realm of SMS spam during COVID-19

  By Arnie Bjorklund (SecurityZones) & Raymond Dijkxhoorn (SURBL)     Criminals are heartlessly exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to commit fraud, often using scam text messages imitating government departments, banks and other trusted organizations. To provide an insight into the scale and sophistication of some of the hacker’s methods we interviewed our partner, Arnie Bjorklund … Continued

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The Current State of Domain Hijacking, and a specific look at the ongoing issues at GoDaddy

Domain hijacking is not a new problem, but it is one that gains strength if it is not countered effectively, and we have seen some disturbing trends in the last 6 months. Cyber criminals are increasingly relying on legitimate and well established domains in order to carry out their maliciousness on the internet. Because of … Continued

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What You Need to Know About the 2019 Spamhaus Botnet Threat Report

The 2019 Spamhaus Botnet Threat Report is out! If you’re not a report person, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the report, how botnet threats changed in 2019 and what Spamhaus experts suggest you look out for and monitor in 2020.  What is Spamhaus?  … Continued

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Using DNS as a Critical Choke Point

DNS Firewall – RPZ: A Multi-Layered Solution DNS Response Policy Zones (RPZ) are highly effective and provide a critical choke point against ongoing cyber threats, such as ransomware, phishing, and malware. RPZ enables a fast and ubiquitous defense by blocking DNS resolution to known malicious hosts and sites. RPZ provides a highly valuable first line … Continued

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