Twas the Hack Before Christmas

Twas the Hack Before Christmas
3 minute read

Twas the Hack before Christmas when all through the office
No employee was stirring, not even an analyst;
The laptops were sleeping by monitors with care,
In hopes that hackers would come nowhere near there;
The children were nestled all snug in their beds;
While visions of V-Bucks danced in their heads;
Customer Success ends a shift with their coats in their hands,
With hopes for a holiday without any scams.

When out on the internet there arose such a Hacker,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the ZeroFox Platform I flew like a flash,
Tore open the Laptop and threw up the dash (board).
The light of my old Macbook Air screen,
Gave a luster of Alerts with content offensive and mean,
When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
A Hacker posting on eight social networks I fear,
With a little profanity so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment he must be Hacker St. Nick.

More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,
And he tapped, and pounded, and called the networks by name:
"Now, Facebook! now, Twitter! And Instagram too!
On, LinkedIn! on, Slack! And onto YouTube!
More likes and more comments and posts on the wall!
Now hack away! hack away! hack away all!"

As alerts came in so swift and so fast,
I knew just the solution this St. Nick would never outlast;
So up to the ZeroFox Castle I went
To stop Hacker Nicholas and his malicious intent—

And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the keep
The prancing and pawing of Hacker Nick’s feet.
With each alert reviewed, triaged, and escalated,
Hacker St. Nicholas became more frustrated
He was dressed all in Code, from his toes to his lashes,
And his Code was all tarnished with meta and Hashes;
A bundle of impersonations he’d flung on his back,
From the profiles he’d stolen, the accounts that he’d hacked.

His profile picture gave me a pause
To an unsuspecting viewer, he’d look just like Santa Claus!
His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow,
And the mask on his face was as white as the snow;
The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
And the smoke, it encircled his head like a <>;

But to my trained eye, I knew him a fraud
He thought he had planned, but his plan was quite flawed
He never expected ZeroFox to find
Block and hide all his posts in real-time
I removed malicious comments and phishing links too
I knew there was only one thing left to do

I proceeded to expose him and take down the imposter
Saving Christmas was important to CEO Foster!
With my finger on the mouse, I gave one more click
And said a final goodbye to the fake St. Nick
In that moment, I did what he had long feared
I requested a takedown and he disappeared;
But I heard him exclaim, as his profile came down—
“ZeroFox offers the best digital risk protection in town!”

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