Turn on MFA Before Crooks Do It For You

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:19:10 +0000

Hundreds of popular websites now offer some form of multi-factor authentication (MFA), which can help users safeguard access to accounts when their password is breached or stolen. But people who don’t take advantage of these added safeguards may find it far more difficult to regain access when their account gets hacked, because increasingly thieves will enable multi-factor options and tie the account to a device they control. Here’s the story of one such incident.

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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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A week in security (October 7 – 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:30:38 +0000

A look at the cybersecurity news from October 7 – 13, including updates on war shipping, managed service providers, and stalkerware.

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5 simple steps to securing your remote employees

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:06:26 +0000

Modern businesses require modern cybersecurity, and modern cybersecurity means more than just implementing the latest tech. It also means implementing good governance.

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Microsoft to Require Multi-Factor Authentication for Cloud Solution Providers

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 18:01:53 +0000

It might be difficult to fathom how this isn’t already mandatory, but Microsoft Corp. says it will soon force all Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) that help companies manage their Microsoft Azure and Office365 accounts to use multi-factor authentication. The move comes amid a noticeable uptick in phishing and malware attacks targeting CSP employees and contractors.

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The many faces of omnichannel fraud

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

There’s a new kind of fraud out there, and it’s after organizations that have embraced omnichannel, a strategy that focuses on improved user experience. We take a look at what omnichannel is, the kinds of fraud that can affect businesses using this approach, and how they can protect themselves—and their clients.

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