BW Cyber April 2024 Monthly Newsletter


Does your company e-mail provide a warning banner when you receive e-mail from a sender outside your company? Specifically, this banner is displayed prominently and states something along the lines of, “WARNING, THIS EMAIL RECEIVED FROM AN OUTSIDE SENDER”.

Most likely, it does. This is a very common security alert that is meant to notify you when you are being phished by an external sender acting like an internal member of your company. Well, guess what; there are ways now for attackers to turn that message off when you open your e-mail.

Cyberattacks in the financial sector have risen sharply since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Global Financial Stability Report, a new report published in mid-April by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Click ‘read more’ below for more detail.

LastPass, the password and identity management solutions provider, was recently the target of a voice phishing attack that was based on AI Voice Synthesis. This is the same type of attack that BW Cyber warns will soon become commonplace in support of investor wire fraud attacks.

Click ‘read more’ for more, and additional information about the alarming prevalence of voice phishing attacks.

In early April, Bitdefender published a report that found vulnerabilities in the LG WebOS TV operating system that affected more than 90,000 LG devices. The outcome of these vulnerabilities is that your home TV can be taken over by an attacker.

Click ‘read more’ for more, and to learn what to do if you own an LG TV

BW Cyber has been nominated for ‘Cyber Security Solution of the Year’ at the upcoming Hedgeweek US Emerging Manager Awards 2024.

To vote for us, simply visit the official Hedgeweek US Emerging Manager Awards website and scroll to question #17. Your voice matters, and we truly appreciate your contribution as we strive for excellence together.

Thank you for your continued trust and partnership. Let’s celebrate our achievements and work towards even greater success in the future.

Don’t forget, the voting deadline is Friday, 26th April 2024.