12 truths about threats your customers must know today.

September 21, 2012


By Nate Cochrane on Sep 20, 2012 10:55 AM for CRN

Reseller’s role in securing customer networks against ‘social’ intruders.

Joel Simon was scanning for news of journalists under fire when he was drawn to a suspicious email by an odd misspelling of a colleague’s name.

Simon is the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, which reveals abuses against the Fourth Estate.

It came from “Rony Kevin”, a name similar to Rony Koven, who works for the World Press Freedom Committee, a CPJ partner. The subject line read: ‘Fw: Journalists arrested in Gambia’ and had a message body cut and pasted from press freedom group, Article 19.

CPJ internet advocacy coordinator Danny O’Brien says it had a password-protected zip attachment but CPJ employees are “extremely cautious about opening strange attachments”.

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