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It’s Q4: Welcome to Cyber Hell

If Q4 isn’t stressful enough for organizations, cyber criminals will make sure it is. The near constant occurrence of cyberattacks ramps up even more in advance of Halloween and the holiday shopping spree. If you have done little to train your staff to identify cyber threats or convinced yourself that anti-virus/malware applications are sufficient deterrents, […]

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Hacking Phishing

Black Friday Shoppers Beware

Bogus retail sites, extreme discounts, busy hackers The National Retail Federation expects 115 million physical shoppers to be out on Black Friday, and cyber crooks want a part of the action. Last year, researchers discovered nearly 20,000 URLs using the words “Black Friday” and promising huge discounts with links to malicious web pages. Along with […]

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Phishing

Phishing Scams are Serious – Except When They’re Funny

Turn the tables on scammers   Phishing scams are nothing to laugh about – unless you’re watching British comedian James Veitch and his hysterically funny gigs on scam emails and the nature of the Internet.  He’s made a career out of scamming the scammers, from Nigerian princes to investment opportunities. One of our favorite performances is […]

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Phishing Security Awareness

You’ve got a phishing email! Understanding Employee Security Awareness

Cyber Profiteering Every day we hear about companies or individuals being attacked through the very technologies they depend upon to operate their businesses or perform their personal online transactions. The techniques used by the ‘bad guys’ are sophisticated, organized, and very profitable and the risk of being caught or prosecuted is very small. Profiteering off […]