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Posts Categorized: cyberthreats

Cyber Security and Protecting Your Clients Part 2 – Starring Equifax.. Again

Cyber Security and Protecting Your Clients Part 2 – Starring Equifax.. Again

October 13, 2017

If you live in the United States there’s a good chance that you already know what Equifax is, and if you don’t already know what Equifax is then you’re probably going to get a not-so-great first impression of the business from this article. Equifax is one of three companies required to provide credit reports for […]

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Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

March 8, 2017

Spring is almost upon us, but before we begin hanging up our winter coats, let us take a look back to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. A few days before the Presidential Inauguration, which was on January 20th, Washington D.C. had a brief ransomware infection. This infection affected systems which were networked with some of the […]

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Fighting Fake AntiVirus Software

Fighting Fake AntiVirus Software

November 29, 2016

The invention of antivirus software has caused a lot of computer users to be spared from a whole lot of hassle. Due to the vast amount of viruses and malware on the internet, there is a large variety of antivirus programs for consumers to choose from, but be wary when downloading antivirus software because everything […]

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3 Tips That can Indicate Your Computer Has Malware

3 Tips That can Indicate Your Computer Has Malware

September 15, 2016

The sheer amount of people who use the internet makes it a great place for malevolent opportunists, who can tamper with your technology, privacy, and income if you are not careful. Since I have not met anyone who enjoys having their privacy intruded on, technology broken, or income stolen, I am going to give you […]

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U.S. Senate Takes On Controversial CISA Bill

U.S. Senate Takes On Controversial CISA Bill

November 23, 2015

Congress finally passed the bill to address Internet data breaches and cybersecurity, after years of delay and false starts. The Senate has been debating the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S.754), or CISA, and finally, on October the 27th, had all the votes it needed to pass. The CISA bill, which claims the legislation, disguised as a surveillance bill […]

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FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

October 20, 2015

According to an appeals court ruling, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has the right to take action against any company that fails to protect customer data. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld the FTC’s 2012 lawsuit against Wyndham Worldwide, a hotel and time-share operator. Three data breaches in 2008 and 2009 […]

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