FTC warns of smishing targeting the unemployed. Initial access: buying it one way or another. Is the criminal gig economy vulnerable? Ransomware continues to hit healthcare.
Friday, 6 August
Smishing campaigns are seeking to exploit the unemployed. Initial access brokers seem not to have missed a beat, although some gangs are seeking to bypass them by trolling for rogue insiders. Are criminal enterprises vulnerable on the gig economy front? Criminal affiliates are disgruntled--good. Clearly, healthcare isn’t off the target list. Thomas Etheridge from CrowdStrike on eCrime Extortion. Chris Jacobs from ThreatQuotient joins us with a look back at BlackHat. Anup Gosh from Fidelis Cybersecurity, with insights on active defense.
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