WatchGuard Blog - Threat Defense

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.

Old mobile numbers can compromise unsecure MFA systems

A recent study has analyzed the risks of reusing old mobile phone numbers. It found cases where new users received SMS messages with access to confidential information of the previous owners and also links to some of their online accounts due to MFA of those accounts.

Are financial services networks safe?

MSPs should always start with a "Zero-Trust" approach to cybersecurity strategies for their organizations. This will enable organizations to reduce the chances of situations such as the frequent cyberattacks they encounter and avoid financial system collapse scenarios.