WatchGuard Blog - Threat Defense

The Oculus (Meta) Quest Scam

Quick turn around one of the most widespread online scams during the shopping season: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas are here... Don't get caught unawares!

How businesses can protect themselves from DDoS attacks

A recent study estimates that DDoS attacks are already responsible for up to one-third of downtime incidents. MSPs should provide a portfolio of solutions that reduce the likelihood of DDoS attacks blocking or affecting their customers' connectivity.

Securing supply chain software

The survey results make this clear: with hackers looking to compromise the supply chain, it is paramount that MSPs have a portfolio of advanced solutions to offer their customers that are easy to manage from the Cloud.

In Times of Ransom(every)ware, Unified Security is Essential

Following a series of headline-grabbing ransomware attacks that disrupted critical services in the US, FBI Director Christopher Wray likened the threat posed by ransomware to the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001. According to Wray, recent attacks against one of the largest oil pipeline…

Ad blockers: key tools in the fight against malware

One of the entry vectors for malware comes through advertisements displayed on certain websites. A document sent to the US Congress confirms that both the NSA and the CIA deploy ad blockers in browsers as an additional protection measure against malware.