In our earlier post, we issued a warning to users of the Social Warfare plugin regarding a zero-day vulnerability affecting their sites. At this time, the plugin’s developers have issued a patch for the flaw. All users are urged to update to version 3.5.3 immediately.
Sounds like the crooks who tried to sell more than 600 million records last week are back with nearly 100 million more…
A woman is being sued for sending approx. 250K of her employer’s cash to an online ...Continue Reading →
This Valentine’s Day, be careful of who you let into your heart. Unfortunately for every love-lorn single there is a fake Romeo or dating site scammer waiting to separate them from their money. According to the FBI, the amount of money losses to victims of romance fraud makes it the second most lucrative cyber crime, generating $211 million for the perpetrators. Only business email ...Continue Reading →
You or your CFO receive an email offering business capital at attractive interest rates. The company that sent you the offer has provided an application for the loan using the legitimate document presentation platform, DocuSign. Everything looks legit, and it is. No fake web pages or near-miss web addresses. But this is the latest in “no malware” phishing scams.
Filling out the form will give ...Continue Reading →
Every year about this time, cyber-criminal groups start to ramp up for the annual income tax fraud season. If you would prefer to receive your own tax refund, as opposed to letting some scam artist get it instead, the basic solution is to file your returns as early as possible. Here are some things to be watching for.
- W-2 reports phishing scam – This phishing scan usually targets company HR department personnel, ...
Are you wondering what exploits represent the biggest threats in 2019? It can be difficult and expensive to defend against everything. If your company is budget-constrained, it may make more sense to defend against what is “likely” instead of everything that is “possible.” Today we look at some of the biggest cyber-attack methods from the past, the present and the future.
While these threats ...Continue Reading →
Everyone else has reported this Christmas gem, why shouldn’t we? NASA engineer Mark Rober “over-engineered the crap” out of it, including motion detection, geofencing, and 4 cameras to record some priceless reactions. Here is the YouTube video.
What’s the ...Continue Reading →
Is Donald Trump Putin’s Revenge?
Was the election of Donald Trump the result of the successful application of “active measures” by Russia? Did the massive Facebook and Twitter campaigns by the Russians change public opinion enough in the final days of the Presidential campaign to move the needle and help Trump win?
According to Retired KGB Maj. Gen. Oleg Kalugin, former Director of Foreign Intelligence ...Continue Reading →
You think you are the clever one because you never use the Internet for online banking, online shopping, or managing accounts like your retirement account, gas and electric utilities, telephone, cell phone, and Internet. Open a Facebook account? Never! You think you are safer from account hijacking and identity theft because you never set up any online accounts. If you don’t have it, they can’t hack it – right? Wrong!
If you ...Continue Reading →
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NCCIC warns users to remain vigilant for malicious cyber activity seeking to exploit interest in Hurricane Florence. Fraudulent emails commonly appear after major natural disasters and often contain links or attachments that direct users to malicious websites. Users should exercise caution in handling any email with a subject line, attachments, ...Continue Reading →