Cybercriminals need shopping money for the Holidays and one of their favorite times to get yours is when you are shopping on #CyberMonday. https://youtu.be/ZPIEiQVQZ2I?t=31s Use these tips to help stay #cybersecure while shopping online for #CyberMonday and at any other time: Credit or debit? Use credit cards, not debit cards, for your online shopping. Debit cards … Continue reading Tips for Staying #CyberSecure While Shopping Online for #CyberMonday
Recently, news broke that in an effort to combat online revenge porn, Facebook is requesting that you send them your nudie pics! Here are some comments I shared with the Morning Dose television program: https://youtu.be/NdsHydFm9zI
Here is an interesting little quiz that is actually quite informative. It is by the Pew Research Center so it seems legit. Thanks for originally sharing it, Kevin Keane: How much do you know about cybersecurity? UPDATED: Read what the results show about overall cybersecurity understanding
Does the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule apply to all Covered Entities and Business Associates, Even Smaller Ones? To many of you reading this post this question seems ridiculous. You know the answer. However, I get asked this question so frequently that I decided to answer it with a blog post to save time next time … Continue reading Are Smaller Healthcare Practices Required to Report a Ransomware or Potential Data Breach?
See also: WIKILEAKS’ VAULT7 CIA HACKING TOOLS RELEASE CONUNDRUM: THE POLITICIZATION OF INTELLIGENCE WIKILEAKS AND CIA’S RUSSIAN HACKING TOOLS & TECHNIQUES: WAS IT REALLY THE RUSSIANS? https://youtu.be/MR1G6JO0is0
Here is a nice video from Trend Micro that provides a good overview of what is often referred to as the business email compromise: https://youtu.be/sxybmE1rrZg
WFAA TV's Jane McGarry interviewed Shawn Tuma on the Good Morning Texas show to discuss how you can protect yourself from cell phone cyber threats and identity theft (Jan. 18, 2017) (WFAA LINK). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAP6QG5FPPU
A warning for law firms: Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said the case should serve as a "wake-up call for law firms around the world." "You are and will be targets of cyber hacking, because you have information valuable to would-be criminals," Bharara said in a statement. But … Continue reading Feds: Chinese Traders Busted, Trading on Info “Hacked” from Law Firms via Email Compromise
Question: What do holiday charities, school closings,social media and ransomware have in common? Answer: They are all tools that cybercriminals use to steal money from you! Social engineering is a fancy way to describe old-fashioned lying. It is what happens when bad guys use deception to get people to do something really dumb that they would … Continue reading What do holiday charities, school weather closings, social media and ransomware have in common?