Tag: phishing

The Week in Breach: 03/25/20 – 03/31/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, phishing attacks reel in a bountiful catch in the healthcare sector, how social distancing makes companies vulnerable to a data breach, and cybersecurity tips for working from home.

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The Week in Breach: 03/19/20 – 03/24/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, cybercrime makes COVID-19 recovery more difficult, unsecured databases give away millions of records, and resources you need to protect data during this challenging time.

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Coronavirus Crisis Adds Data Breach Dangers for Healthcare Sector

by ID Agent

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has many companies teleworking putting them at higher risk for a data breach. Use these tools and tips to mitigate the risk of staff working remotely.

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The Week in Breach

The Week in Breach: 03/12/20 – 03/18/20

by ID Agent

This week, a ransomware attack impacts COVID-19 care, what happens when a company ignores basic security protocols, and mitigating cybersecurity risks during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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New Phishing Attack Threat: Coronavirus Maps, Messages, and Attachments

by ID Agent

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has many companies teleworking putting them at higher risk for a data breach. Use these tools and tips to mitigate the risk of staff working remotely.

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Remote Work Poses Data Breach Dangers During Coronavirus Lockdown

by ID Agent

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has many companies teleworking putting them at higher risk for a data breach. Use these tools and tips to mitigate the risk of staff working remotely.

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The Week in Breach

The Week in Breach: 03/05/20 – 03/11/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, ransomware puts contracts at risk, startups struggle to secure customer data, big security errors lead to big fines, and the rise of Coronavirus-related phishing scams.

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Take These 3 Steps to Protect Your Data from Coronavirus (COVID-19) Scams

by Kevin Lancaster

Coronavirus (COVID-19) isn’t just a growing threat to public health - it’s also a growing threat to your company’s cybersecurity. From using scary subject lines to adopting faux official letterhead, bad actors are scrambling to use the climate of fear and disruption caused by COVID-19 to their advantage.

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100th Week in Breach

The Week in Breach: 02/26/20 – 03/04/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week marks the 100th issue of the Week in Breach! The ID Agent team thanks you for joining our community and working together to keep your credentials off the Dark Web. In this special edition, C-suite executives are compromised, failure to password protect customer data leads to breach, and phishing scam awareness begins to improve.

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The Week in Breach: 02/19/20 – 02/25/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, small businesses fail to prevent phishing attacks, online shoppers have their data snatched, and a new study reveals the prominent role of human error in data breaches.

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