In the middle of the month of May, researchers found an instance of malware that may be far more dangerous than the recent WannaCry ransomware. It too arose from stolen National Security Administration (NSA) tools, but it isn’t ransomware. It can be stealthy. It can hang around on an …

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Social media can be a great way to connect with people. It can also be a great way for us to become connected to the cybercriminal world. Consider all of the information that we display in what is a public forum when we complete profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter …

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Even if you hate technology, it’s everywhere and it’s here to stay. In fact, the Internet of Things (IoT) is probably just going to get more prevalent. Therefore, it’s always a good idea to keep a few security tips in mind when turning on your mobile device …

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If you get a request to view or edit a Google Doc’s file, you should consider whether you really want to before clicking any links. Google is reporting an ongoing wide-spread phishing scam that will not only give cybercriminals your Google login information, but will also spam …

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Some Americans are risk takers. Digital risk takers, that is. That’s what a survey by OpenPoll found when it asked 2,000 Americans about their digital behaviors. This information provides us with an opportunity to review the risks and general guidelines to help you “buckle up for safety” when …

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The airline industry has a lot of information about their passengers. That’s why using them for phishing attacks is useful to cybercriminals. In response to a warning from Delta Airlines, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert recently warning airlines consumers to be on …

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Cybercriminals actively use social media and social networking sites for phishing and to distribute malware. Passwords for accounts are regularly stolen and reused. Personal blogs, entertainment sites, and file sharing services are all potential entry points for various types of malware onto an employer’s network. Drive-by malware …

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On April 22, 2017, we will join our fellow Americans in celebrating Earth Day. This unique holiday has been celebrated across the nation since 1970. The day was designed to build awareness and appreciation for our environment and consider new ways that our society can make the earth a healthier …

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Ever since I gave birth to twin girls, people have been asking all sorts of questions about what my life is like now. My answer? My life is hectic — very, very hectic. There’s not a lot of time for sleeping, eating or staying in touch with friends …

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If you haven’t noticed yet, there is a new iPhone update to version 10.3. It was just released to fix a vulnerability that would allow a popup box to be displayed and then put into a continuous loop in the Safari browser. Since Apple’s patch has …

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