Tax Season Stressing You Out? CINS Army Brief March 2018

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When asked about completing his income tax form Albert Einstein replied, “This is a question too difficult for a mathematician. It should be asked of a philosopher.”

While we can’t help with your taxes, we can update you on the latest tax scams to keep you informed on what to look out for. We’ve also got a few other articles we found interesting on intrusion detection systems, the latest malware threats, and our latest blog on the differences between pen tests and vulnerability scans.

A New Tax Season, but the Same W-2 Spear Phishing Scam
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=1bb0cc84-49f4-4e93-9a53-df29f0ed58bd&utm_content=buffer9bf73&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Consumer Protection Agents Warn of Tax Collections Scams
http://www.ideastream.org/news/consumer-protection-agents-warn-of-tax-collection-scams

Penetration Test!= Vulnerability Scan
https://sentinelips.com/2018/03/08/penetration-test-vulnerability-scan/

What is an intrusion detection system (IDS)? A valued capability with serious management challenges
https://www.csoonline.com/article/3255632/network-security/what-is-an-intrusion-detection-system-ids-a-valued-capability-with-serious-management-challenges.html?utm_content=bufferf07f1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sophisticated Reddrop Malware Targets Android Phones
https://threatpost.com/sophisticated-reddrop-malware-targets-android-phones/130170/

Millions of Office 365 Accounts Hit with Password Stealers
https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/millions-of-office-365-accounts-hit-with-password-stealers/d/d-id/1331181

“I have noticed that even people who claim everything is predetermined and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.” ~ Stephen Hawking

R.I.P. (1942 – 2018)

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