Urgent Cybersecurity Threat Warning with LOTS of Resources

The Department of Homeland Security released the following warning yesterday.  Given current global tensions, the amount of hacking appears to be rising and the information below highlights some specific threats to be aware of.  More importantly, the link “tips and best practices for staying safe online” contains very valuable information related to the understanding of and protection against certain attacks.  Please take advantage of the valuable information in this alert.


National Cyber Awareness System:

CISA Statement on Iranian Cybersecurity Threats

Original release date: June 24, 2019

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs has released a statement in response to the recent rise in malicious cyber activity—including spear phishing and brute force attacks—by Iranian regime actors and proxies.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the CISA Statement on Iranian Cybersecurity Threats and tips and best practices for staying safe online, including the following:

  1. Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks •    Password Spraying — Brute Force Attacks •    Choosing and Protecting Passwords •    Supplementing Passwords

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