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Cybersecurity alert: Fake Windows 11 install infects PCs

It has come to powersolution’s attention that a FAKE Microsoft Windows 11 installer is being distributed online. How this fraudulent Windows 11 installer malware works: A file gives the illusion of a legitimate Windows 11 installation tool. Instead, it is malware is designed to infect unsuspecting users’ systems. The malicios file invokes a series of

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New Ransomware Attackers Appear

A new version of the LockBit ransomware offering recently appeared and is experiencing rapid growth.  This growth is occurring to a great extent due to the July 2021 disappearance of REvil (“Ransomware Evil”), a private ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) known for its major attacks on JBS and Kaseya, impacting the operations of over 1,500 companies. LockBit is

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Fraudulent Email Requests to Call a Number to Cancel a Subscription

Powersolution is receiving reports of the persistence of BazaCall (BasarCall) malware attacks, which were initially documented in early 2021.   If you receive a fraudulent or suspicious email such as this, Do Not Respond. Here is how this fraudulent email works: Attackers use email to prompt victims to call a fraudulent call center to cancel a

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Fraudulent Windows Defender Updates

Threat actors are using browser push notifications to convince users into installing fraudulent Windows Defender updates. A popup will appear in the tray to notify the user of the update. If clicked, the user will be directed to a fraudulent update website that prompts users to download and run a signed ms-appinstaller (MSIX) package purporting

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Phishing Campaign Bypasses Existing Email Security

Abnormal Security, an email security vendor, has published a report on a new phishing campaign discovered that uses a compromised account, a trusted email security system (such as Zix, is an email security vendor with a primary focus on email encryption solutions), and multiple redirect links. The email is crafted to create a sense of

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