Search Poisoning

Search poisoning, is an attack method in which cybercriminals create malicious websites and use search engine optimization tactics to make them show up prominently in search results. Be careful when searching for any financial or banking sites. Never give personal information online unless you are certain the site is valid and secure. Always keep your browser and antivirus software up to date.

Bad Rabbit and Fake Updates

Have you had a pop up appear on your screen that informs you your Adobe Flash, Java, or some other third party app needs an update? Sometimes these updates are malicious code. When you get a pop up like this, you need to shut off your computer, and then separately check the manufacturer’s website to obtain the update (if one does exist). A new strand of ransomware named Bad Rabbit is spreading via a fake Adobe Flash update. The initial installer masquerades as a Flash update but is an updated version of NotPetya. If you see a screen like this, DO NOT INSTALL! This is Bad Rabbit. Recommendations for prevention: Apply all patches to operating systems Protect endpoints with an up-to-dat

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