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Alexander Kostiv

Alexander Kostiv is a former Security Analyst for the CSI team at Abnormal Security. Apart from thwarting the plans of malicious actors, he spends time studying languages, hiking, skiing, and watching action films. If he finds a salsa partner, that would be a bonus.

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Meeting invites are one of the most common types of emails sent today, so it should come as no surprise that attackers have found a way to manipulate them. Scores of recipients that utilize Abnormal Security recently received emails that contained a .ics attachment—an invitation file commonly used to populate online calendar applications with meeting and event information.
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