Tag: cybersecurity

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April 14, 2020

FBI Warns Against COVID-19 Business Fund Transfer Phishing Scams

A new FBI warning outlines a special kind of phishing scam targeting c-suite and accounts payable staff – proving that phishing training is necessary at every level.

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April 10, 2020

Malware-Laden COVID-19 Emails Exploit MS Office Vulnerability

The Secret Service warns that clever new phishing attacks simulating official emails, files, and links are being perpetrated by cybercriminals looking to take advantage of the anxiety created by COVID-19 and exploit an old MS Office vulnerability.

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Zoom Brings New Cybersecurity Threats to the Table

Zoom may be the new way to conduct business during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s also the new way for cybercriminals to attack systems and data using some fresh tricks to snare unsuspecting workers.

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April 09, 2020

CISA: Massive Increase in COVID-19 Phishing Attacks

CISA released a warning about a massive increase in phishing attacks referencing COVID-19. Cybercriminals aren’t just using old tricks in new ways, they’ve added to their playbook.

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April 03, 2020

USE THESE TOOLS TO COMBAT CYBERSECURITY THREATS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC

The world has changed quickly in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and so have every organization’s cybersecurity needs. Use these tools to protect systems and data from opportunistic cybercriminals.

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October 25, 2018

The Week in Breach: 10/13/18 – 10/19/18

Breach news to share with your customers!

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June 27, 2018

The Week In Breach 6/11/18 – 6/17/18

Breach news to share with your customers! Highlights from The Week in Breach It should serve as no surprise, two of the breaches profiled this week occurred as the result of compromised email address and passwords. The particular events highlight the need to make password hygiene and compromised credential monitoring front and center.

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May 23, 2018

The Week in Breach: 5/14/18 – 5/20/18

The Week in Breach: 5/14/18 – 5/20/18 Breach news to share with your customers! Highlight’s from The Week in Breach: Ransomware still plaguing state and local agencies Accidental data disclosures on the rise AWS implementation flaws create security flaws compromised

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November 15, 2017

Identity Theft’s Reality

ID Agent is excited to offer this guest blog post from Megan Wells. Megan is a data journalist and content strategist at InvestmentZen who has written content on how data theft impacts Americans, technological interventions for personal and commercial finance and content for IBM and NASDAQ. With her examination of costs and the impact of Data Breaches, she shares how detrimental identity theft can be for MSP customers and their employees. Be sure to download her useful Infographic at the link below!

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June 05, 2017

Cyber Criminals, College Credentials, and the Dark Web

Today, Digital Citizens Alliance published a report that focuses on how exposed Universities and Colleges’ populations are on the dark web. Specifically, they looked at the levels of compromised credentials associated with .edu’s on the dark web. ID agent provided data to support the report.

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