Brazilian Bank Breached
Brazilian Hackers Pulled off Sweeping Compromise of Bank’s 36 Domains

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Phishing Scams and How to Avoid Them
Phishing attacks have become a common occurrence, targeting both individuals and companies. This social engineering tactic used by cybercriminals, takes advantage of human interaction to gather information by relying on the weaknesses of individuals.

Nearly 50% of Americans Change Passwords Post 2016 Elections Hack
A poll has shown that a significant number of American are making changes to their online habits to protect their privacy after last year’s hacks of the Democratic Party.

Chinese Hackers Target Major US Trade Group
Made up of both technical and non-technical policies and procedures, a security posture is your organization’s overall security plan or the steps your organization takes from planning to implementing your security.

Brazilian Hackers Pulled off Sweeping Compromise of Bank’s 36 Domains
An unprecedented compromise of a Brazilian bank’s operations has been discovered by security researchers, with all 36 domains including DNS and corporate email under the control of attackers.

Researchers Discover Android Variant of Dreaded iOS Spyware Pegasus
The infamous Pegasus malware, a strain of spyware that is known to target iOS devices now has a cousin in Chrysaor, an Android variant that can steal and compromise the world’s most widely used mobile operating system.

Hacked New York Post Sends out ‘Heil President’ Push Alert
The New York Post app has apologized after sending compromised push notifications to subscribers, one of which read “Heil President Donald Trump.”

Upcoming Webinar:

Do you know where your data is? 4/12 | 4:00- 4:45 PM

This webinar will address some of the most recent data breach and ransomware cases, and what you must know to secure your data.


Scott Schlimmer on Cybersecurity Training Program

Scott Schlimmer, award winning former CIA officer, discusses what companies should do to protect themselves from cyberattacks in a recent interview with LIFARS.

Upcoming Events:

LIFARS VIP Cocktail Event | 4/20 6:00-9:00 PM

We will be hosting a VIP cocktail event for Risk & Cybersecurity professionals on April 20th in Midtown Manhattan

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ICSJWG 2017 Spring Meeting | 4/11-4/13

LIFARS' CEO, Ondrej Krehel will be speaking on ransomware and cyber extortion at the ICSJWG meeting.

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