Mozilla has fixed a critical zero-day bug in the latest point releases of the Firefox web browser.
Original release date: June 07, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a reminder urging consumers to look out for two new variations of tax-related phone and email scams. The phone scam involves pre-recorded messages threatening to suspend or cancel a victim’s Social Security number, and the email phishing scam involves a fake agency—the “Bureau of Tax Enforcement”—claiming that the victim owes past due taxes.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages taxpayers to review the IRS Alert and CISA’s Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information on avoiding tax scams year round. If you believe you have been a victim of a tax-related scam, visit the IRS webpage on Tax Scams – How to Report Them.
The EU’s GDPR has been in place for nearly a year, but confusion and noncompliance still abound. This guide offers a detailed look at GDPR stipulations and their potential impact on your company.
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The latest figures from the City of Baltimore show the costs of its ransomware outbreak have topped $18 million including remediation, new hardware, and lost or deferred revenue. This has many taxpayers in Baltimore wondering: why didn’t you pay the hackers $80,000 in cryptocurrency for the keys to unlock city systems? City leaders have just answered that question…
Original release date: June 06, 2019
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article on the Protected Voices initiative designed to mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections.
Original release date: June 10, 2019
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) has released its 2018 Year in Review. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) partner focused on cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for U.S. state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities. The review highlights the creation of the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing & Analysis Center (EI-ISAC), the collaborative production of “A Handbook for Elections Infrastructure Security,” and MS-ISAC’s advances.