The automatic update to WordPress 4.9.3 broke automatic updating, so the emergency update to 4.9.4 means you need to click a button.
Parents – something else to watch for. Christina Warren was about 12 years old when she started receiving credit card bills. After that, she started getting collection notices. It was at that point that her parents had to convince the creditors that their daughter’s identity had been stolen.
02/01/2018 09:18 PM EST Original release date: February 01, 2018
Isn’t impersonating an FBI agent a crime? Watch for phishing scams that seem to be from the FBI or the IC3.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert on impersonation scams. In these schemes, scammers send emails impersonating IC3 to trick recipients into providing personally identifiable information or downloading malicious files. Users should use caution when reviewing unsolicited messages.
Google says that last year alone it removed 700,000 ‘bad apps’ and stopped 100,000 bad app developers from sharing their apps on the Google Play store.
A recent study has concluded that Medical Imaging Devices such as CT and MRI scanners have a number of vulnerabilities that make them attractive targets for cyberattacks. Like still running Windows XP on the managment PC.
02/05/2018 08:56 AM EST Original release date: February 05, 2018
February 6, 2018, was Safer Internet Day (SID), a worldwide event aimed at promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for all users, especially children and teens. This year’s SID theme—Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better Internet starts with you—encourages everyone to play their part in creating a better, safer, and more secure Internet.
NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users to view the Safer Internet Day website and the following tips:
- Keeping Children Safe Online
- Dealing with Cyberbullies
- Rethink Cyber Safety Rules and the “Tech Talk” with Your Teens