Monthly Archive

October 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 21 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Looking for a Halloween Haunt Cyber

Looking for a Halloween Haunt? Look No Further than Cybercrime. Okay, so no, we don’t expect you to sit your kids down at a computer and explain the danger... read more..

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Cybersecurity: Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure

Cybersecurity: Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure In popular cyberthriller movies, the hero has to stop the hackers before they can launch the nuclear ... read more..

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Zombie Hunt Underway in App Stores

Zombie Hunt Underway in App Stores There’s a zombie hunt underway, but it has nothing to do with Halloween. While tales of biohazardous viruses and hordes ... read more..

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Bad Rabbit Serves as a Multi-Layer Warning

Bad Rabbit Serves as a Multi-Layer Warning A new form of ransomware and has crippled multiple websites and mass transit outlets. ... read more..

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Identity Theft Resource Center Names Recipients of Awards under the National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network Expansion (NITVAN II)

Identity Theft Resource Center Names Recipients of Awards under the National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network Expansion (NITVAN II)  SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 20, 2017 – The Identity Theft... read more..

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It’s Time for Trick or TWEET!

It’s Time for Trick or TWEET! This Halloween, don’t let the kids have all the scary fun. You might find yourself in a Haunted House this Halloween, but we’... read more..

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Protecting Your Data: The Future Is Now

Protecting Your Data: The Future Is Now If you could spend just a few minutes talking to your high school self about life in the future, how do you think y... read more..

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FEMA Fraud Strikes Disaster Victims

FEMA Fraud Strikes Disaster Victims When the worst happens, it is terrible to think that scammers are waiting to strike. Hurricanes, tropical storms, flood... read more..

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Mobile Apps Are the New Phishing Grounds

Mobile Apps Are the New Phishing Grounds Hackers have a new phishing tool at their disposal: your mobile device. One security researcher has already publis... read more..

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The Internet Just Broke and Here’s What You Should Do About It

The Internet Just Broke and Here’s What You Should Do About It Every time a celebrity leaks a new risque picture, it is followed by claims that the picture... read more..

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Your Company’s Cybersecurity Begins with Employees

Your Company’s Cybersecurity Begins with Employees In this climate of record-setting data breaches, it’s far too easy to assume that hackers only go after ... read more..

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Mattel Cancels Virtual Assistant Aimed at Kids

Mattel Cancels Virtual Assistant Aimed at Kids A number of tech companies have launched virtual home assistants. These voice-activated devices function as virtual assistants, doing everything from pl... read more..

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New Yahoo Update Says Data Breach Compromised All 3 Billion Accounts

New Yahoo Update Says Data Breach Compromised All 3 Billion Accounts Last year, Yahoo announced that a database containing the login credentials for around one billion users had been found online. ... read more..

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What’s Hiding on Your Credit Report?

What’s Hiding on Your Credit Report? Social media can be a lot of fun, but perhaps nothing can give you quite the midday giggle like a Twitter hashtag game... read more..

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Should You Be Worried about nRansom Attacks?

Should You Be Worried about nRansom Attacks? Well, Yes and No. Ransomware attacks have taught the cybersecurity community an important lesson: paying the r... read more..

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Identity Theft and Fraud Impacts the Hispanic Community

Identity Theft and Fraud Impacts the Hispanic Community When it comes to identity theft, fraud, scams, and other related crimes, no one is off limits. ... read more..

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2017 Data Breach Notification Survey Results

2017 Data Breach Notification Survey Results Conducted by ITRC for CyberScout, this study explored the ways that respondents reacted to a data breach and the steps they took to mitigate the risk of f... read more..

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ITRC Aftermath Survey 2017

New ITRC Aftermath Survey Uncovers the Strong Emotional Toll Identity Theft Plays on its Victims SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 2, 2017 – The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recogni... read more..

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October Is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October Is Cyber Security Awareness Month Pumpkins, ghosts, and goblins…and cybersecurity? Of course! October isn’t just for trick-or-treat and fancy flavo... read more..

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The Alarming Social Media Travel Trend

The Alarming Social Media Travel Trend Security and privacy experts have cautioned people for quite some time about being too “braggy” on social media, ind... read more..

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University IT Departments Take Action Against Cybercrime

University IT Departments Take Action Against Cybercrime In recent months, specific demographics of industries have seen noticeable increases in crimes lik... read more..

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