FCC warns of steep rise in phishing over SMS

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 12:39:42 +0000

Smishing attacks, or phishing attempts via SMS, are on the rise, and Americans are fighting off billions of spam messages each month.

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Criminals are applying for remote work using deepfake and stolen identities, says FBI

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:55:16 +0000

The FBI has warned businesses of an uptick in reports of criminals applying for remote work using deepfake and stolen PII.

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SSNDOB stolen data marketplace shut down by global law enforcement operation

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2022 13:05:35 +0000

Law enforcement has seized an underground marketplace trading in SSNs and other personal data. We take a look at how they did it.

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SSNDOB marketplace shut down by global law enforcement operation

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2022 13:05:35 +0000

Law enforcement has seized an underground marketplace trading in SSNs and other personal data. We take a look at how they did it.

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8 security tips for small businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 04 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Small businesses have the same security problems as big ones, but not the matching budget or staff. Here are some tips that can help you decide what is important for yours.

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Child identity theft, part 1: On familiar fraud

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 20:17:19 +0000

In this two-part series on child identity theft, we shed light on the growing problem of familiar fraud, where those entrusted with a minor’s information are the very ones who abuse it.

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What role does data destruction play in cybersecurity?

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:18:26 +0000

Organizations are keen to protect the personal data of their employees and customers from cyberattack. But what about the data they no longer need? We discuss why data destruction is just as important to cybersecurity as protection.

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