How to Stay Safe as Online Coronavirus Scams Spread

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:01:30 +0000

Here, we'll take a look at several best practices for protecting kids on the Internet, and how, as a parent or guardian, you can do your part to help safeguard young users' online activities.

Few national emergencies have the ability to strike panic into the populace quite like a virus pandemic. It’s fortunately something most of us have never had to experience, until now. At the time of writing, the number of global confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection, or COVID-19, has reached nearly 174,000 worldwide. Although the official US…

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Tax Scams – Everything you need to know to keep your money and data safe

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:08:46 +0000

Tax season has always been a pretty nerve-wracking time for hard-working Americans. But over the years, technology advances have arrived to gradually make the process a bit easier. The bad news is that they can also introduce new cyber risks and even more stress. There are two things that cybercriminals are always on the hunt…

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:51:50 +0000

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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When corporate communications look like a phish

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:36:11 +0000

Before organizations engage in gnashing of teeth over the “ignorant user” and the cost of training, think about how much email users encounter and whether corporate communications look like phishes themselves.

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New research finds hospitals are easy targets for phishing attacks

Credit to Author: Joan Goodchild| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston finds hospital employees are extremely vulnerable to phishing attacks. The study highlights just how effective phishing remains as a tactic, and why awareness of email scams is more critical than ever.

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:54:28 +0000

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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Is My Mac Secure from Malware and Viruses?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:29:25 +0000

Do you own a Mac? If so, you might have the common perception that they’re more secure from internet threats than Windows PCs. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. The truth is that Macs have historically not been targeted by hackers as frequently as Windows systems, simply because there were fewer to attack, so it didn’t…

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