14 Jul 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Zoom Account Suspension Scam
Security Tip of the Week – Zoom Account Suspension Scam

Whether you are commuting to an office or working from home, millions of employees rely on video conferencing apps like Zoom, to stay connected. If you were suddenly notified that your Zoom account had been suspended, how eager would you be to resolve the problem? Cybercriminals assume you’ll be quick to respond. In fact, they...

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07 Jul 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Dropbox Pandemic Relief
Security Tip of the Week – Dropbox Pandemic Relief Scam

This Week’s Security Tip:  A new phishing email—seemingly sent from your local government funding agency—is offering phony relief grants to those in need. What makes this scam especially sneaky is that the bad guys use a Dropbox link to disguise their malicious attachment. Dropbox is a legitimate and commonly-used file sharing service. Therefore, the email...

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30 Jun 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Online Surveys
Security Tip of the Week – Online Retailer Survey Scam

Some retailers use online surveys to learn more about their customers. Completed surveys are often rewarded with small consolations, like a coupon. Sounds fun, right? The bad guys sure think so! Scammers are posing as well-known brands and sending emails that advertise extravagant rewards, like a new iPhone, for just a few minutes of your...

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09 Jun 2020
Security Tip of the Week – Supermarket Spoofs

Grocery delivery services have been quite popular during the COVID-19 pandemic. These services help support social distancing, reduce the number of shoppers in each store, and allow at-risk patrons to safely buy essential items. Unfortunately, the popularity of these delivery services has caught the attention of cybercriminals. The bad guys are now spoofing supermarkets that...

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02 Jun 2020
JHU Excel
Security Tip of the Week – Massive Excel Phishing Attack

Microsoft has reported a massive phishing campaign that uses an Excel attachment as bait. The phishing email looks like it is from the Coronavirus Research Center of Johns Hopkins University–a well known medical organization in the US. The email includes an Excel attachment that is disguised as an updated list of Coronavirus-related deaths, but the...

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13 Feb 2019
Simple, Sneaky Ways Cybercriminals Access A Small Business’s Network

Hackers prefer the little guy. The high-profile data breaches you read about in the news — your Facebooks and Equifaxes and T-Mobiles — are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the digital crimes being perpetrated day after day, especially against small businesses. Today, according to a report by the National Cyber...

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27 Sep 2018
Top 4 Ways Hackers Will Attack Your Network

Most small and midsize business (SMB) owners exist in a bubble of blissful ignorance. They focus on the day-to-day operations of their organization, driving growth, facilitating hiring and guiding marketing, without a single thought given to the security of the computer networks these processes depend on. After all, they’re just the little guy – why...

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