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How to Avoid Vacation Rental Scams

This summer, many people are eager to travel after many summer vacations had to be cancelled last year due to the pandemic. Although it’s summer, cyber criminals do not go on vacation. In fact, the FBI has reported...

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Kaseya Ransomware Attack

Over the holiday weekend, a cyber-criminal organization known as REvil, launched a ransomware attack on a cybersecurity company, Kaseya. Kaseya is a cloud-based MSP platform that allows Managed IT Service Providers tools...

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What is Amazon Sidewalk?

Starting today June 8, 2021, Amazon is launching their new Amazon Sidewalk feature for specific Amazon devices. Amazon sidewalk is a shared connection between devices which helps the function and stability, and the more ...

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Texas & Federal response to Colonial Pipeline Hack

  Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline confirmed it paid $4.4m to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. The FBI discourages making ransom paym...

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Top 10 Data Breaches of the Decade

Reflecting on the last decade, we can learn a lot, especially regarding how the importance of cyber security is always increasing. We have seen trends in cybercrime continue to rise, and cyber criminals rely on a variety...

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What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

We understand keeping up with passwords can be painful and can be why bad password habits are formed. In the U.S., the average email address is associated with 130 accounts; that’s a LOT of passwords to keep track....

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What is a Cyber Crime?

What do you think of when you hear “hacker”? From stereotypes what comes to mind is a guy in a hood hunched over a computer or a computer genius. For example, the movie “The Social Network” you se...

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What is Social Engineering?

Social engineering is the use of deception and manipulation to convince us to hand over personal information that can be used for fraudulent purposes. Who is behind this manipulation? For one thing, it’s not the gu...

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Dangers of Zoom Meetings

Due to public health concerns with COVID-19, most companies across the world are deploying “work from home” policy. For this reason, video conferencing has become a popular and easy way to stay connected. Man...

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About Coronavirus Cyber Scams

Cybercriminals play on fear, and this pandemic is a perfect opportunity for them to take advantage of the fear that already exists amongst all of us. It’s COVID-19 that has made cyber criminals go out in full force...