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“Well frens, it happened to me;” Actor’s Stolen NFTs Highlight Uncertainties for NFT Artwork

Actor and comedian Seth Green, best known for creating Robot Chicken and portraying Dr. Evil’s son in the Austin Powers franchise, announced on Twitter last month that phishers stole his four...

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Privacy Tip #333 – Chatbots Used to Steal Credentials

I am not a huge fan of using chatbots, as I never end up getting my questions fully answered. I get the efficiency of using a chatbot for simple questions, but...

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Mailchimp Suffers a Data Breach

This week we learned that the email and social media marketing company Mailchimp suffered a data breach that allowed an intruder to view 319 Mailchimp accounts. According to multiple sources, audience...

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Vishing Continues to be a Risk Worth Assessing

Phishing, Smishing, Vishing, and QRishing. All of these schemes continue to pose risk to organizations that needs to be assessed and addressed. Vishing made a strong debut during the pandemic [view...

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Mustang Panda’s Hodur: Old tricks, new Korplug variant

ESET researchers have discovered Hodur, a previously undocumented Korplug variant spread by Mustang Panda, that uses phishing lures referencing current events in Europe, including the invasion of Ukraine The post Mustang Panda’s Hodur: Old tricks, new Korplug variant appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Privacy Tip #313 – Data Breaches Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon

2021 is behind us. Whether that is positive or negative for you, in my world, it was another record year. A record year of data breaches. According to The Identity Theft...

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FBI Warns of Hive Ransomware Following Attack Against Hospital System

On August 25, 2021, the FBI issued a Flash Alert to warn companies, especially in the health care industry, about the proliferation of attacks by threat actors using Hive ransomware. According...

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Microsoft Warns of Tricky O365 Phishing Attack

If you are an organization that uses Microsoft Office 365 as your email platform, be on the lookout for a new tricky phishing attack recently used by cyber criminals. Microsoft has...

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Law Enforcement Takes Down DoubleVPN

I love seeing another win for law enforcement in the cyber context. Servers and web domains owned by DoubleVPN, a virtual private network, were seized recently following a collaborative law enforcement...

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Phishing, Vishing, and Smishing—Your Employees Need to Know the Newest Schemes

New dictionary words have been formed to describe online scams. Phishing, one that everyone knows by now, is when a scammer uses a pretext in an email to get someone to...

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