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Malvertising: Still A Potent Cyber Threat

Malvertising: Still A Potent Cyber Threat by Mark Gregory – Maverick Cyber Operations SME Malvertising is the name given to criminally-controlled advertisements designed to intentionally infect victims (both individuals and businesses). The infected ads can be…

Scams are a natural next step to data leaks

The recent compromise of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has lead to the inevitable scams that follow. The latest are direct phone calls to individuals at home. In these calls, the caller states that – as a result of the leak of personal data from the OPM hack – OPM owes that pe…