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Consent Phishing: Cyber Criminals Want More Than Your Password

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Reliance on cloud services has increased in conjunction with the recent shift to remote work, education, and healthcare. Cloud computing allows data to be stored and accessed via the Internet rather than on a local computer. Use of cloud collaboration apps such as Zoom, Webex, and Microsoft Teams, has grown dramatically.  As a result., application-based attacks are becoming more prevalent as society pivots to these virtual tools. Capabilities inherent in applications are being used to…

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COVID-19: Unprecedented Surge of Cyber Threats

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As the world acclimates to our “new normal,” cyber criminals persist in exploiting COVID-19. The sudden growth in remote work, virtual education and healthcare, along with the surge in online shopping and society’s hunger for pandemic-related information have created a lucrative environment. It is important be on-guard, with increased vigilance around your personal and professional cyber defense.

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COVID-19: Cyber Attacks Increasing

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In  uncertain or chaotic times, the last thing many of us think about is Cyber security. Cyber criminals will take advantage of such distraction and create new ways of targeting the public. That is the case currently, where several types of new attacks have been discovered that leverage the public’s concern generated by COVID-19. So as you are surfing the web for information or trying to adjust to a remote work situation, please be sure…

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A New Decade, Same Cyber Problems

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It’s a new year and a new decade, a time for predictions and resolutions. But we don’t need a crystal ball to predict that keeping pace with the increasing number of ever-evolving cyber threats will be challenging for businesses, governments and individuals this year and beyond, and that demand for cyber security skills will continue to be on the rise.

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Leading Domain Registrars Hacked by Third-Party – Protect Your Account Information

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According to a recent Krebs on Security article, top domain name registrars, NetworkSolutions.com, Register.com and Web.com, issued a statement asking customers to reset their passwords after discovering a third-party gained unauthorized access to customer account information in August 2019. The information exposed included names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and information regarding an account’s services. A spokesperson for Web.com, which owns both NetworkSolutions.com and Register.com, does not believe customer passwords were accessed. In a statement,…

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