Fake SpyHunter Phish Example

I got this email, which is most certainly a phishing email, touting the legitimate anti-malware product SpyHunter.  The image of the email is below.

Part of safely working from home is to be aware of these types of approaches, and alerting your IT staff to these before you click to open them.  Do not belief emails appearing to come from recognized authorities, like the CDC, or event your own company or IT ...

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Sunday Funnies – Algorithm and TP

What is an algorithm exactly?  They are used in cryptography to encrypt a message.  We hear the word used all the time, but what is it?

noun
noun: algorithm; plural noun: algorithms
  1. a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer.

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Guest Post – Why Should Data Security Be Your Top Priority

Have you or your business been a victim of data theft?  Would you even know if you were?  In this world where almost everything is accessible online, data security has become a global issue. Many criminal minds have surfaced throughout the years, using their skills in technology to illegally make money at the expense of other people’s information online. In fact, ...

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Cybersecurity Issues of Tele-work During COVID-19 Pandemic

Usually, I am combating computer viruses.  These days, I am defending against the coronavirus, and COVID-19.

Why am I, as a cybersecurity professional, posting an article on COVID-19?  Cybersecurity covers more territory than many people realize.  Of course, a cybersecurity professional is always focused on protecting systems, networks, data, and information.  But any cybersecurity certification I have personally taken has ...

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