April 2020 COVID-19 Special Edition

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Cyber Security News Bulletin

In this Special Edition news bulletin, we are focusing on the affects COVID-19 is having on cyber security and offering resources to help you navigate through them.

We feel it is more important than ever to keep our clients and friends up with the latest online threats and vulnerabilities. As a value add, we are sending you these bulletins on a routine basis. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Threats & Breaches

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Race to adopt e-learning under COVID-19 exposes schools...

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, the cyber community has rightly focused on protecting the health care industry from malicious hackers but education is at risk, too, as recently homebound students attend school in record numbers via online edtech...

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www.scmagazine.com

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CDC Warns of COVID-19-Related Phone Scams, Phishing Attacks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has become aware that members of the general public are receiving calls appearing to originate from CDC through caller ID, or they are receiving scammer voice mail messages saying the caller is ...

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scvnews.com

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Zoom privacy and security issues: Here's everything...

(Image credit: Rido/Shutterstock) Are you using Zoom yet? It seems that everyone in America who's been forced to work, or do schoolwork, from home during the coronavirus lockdown is using the video-conferencing platform for meetings, classes and...

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Phishing Attacks Increase 350 Percent Amid COVID-19...

The world is in quarantine, and everything is in disarray. The COVID-19 outbreak has greatly increased our usage and reliance on the internet, giving hackers more opportunities to scam people with malware and phishing attacks. According to a...

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www.pcmag.com

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FBI: Hackers Sending Malicious USB Drives & Teddy Bears...

Hackers from the FIN7 cybercriminal group have been targeting various businesses with malicious USB‌ devices acting as a keyboard when plugged into a computer. Injected commands download and execute a JavaScript backdoor associated with this...

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www.bleepingcomputer.com

COVID-19 Resources

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Working From Home (WFH)

Here you will find OrLANtech's COVID-19 Resources with working from home (WFH) guidelines, checklists and videos.

COVID-19 Resources

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10 best Microsoft Teams tips for business pros

Many organizations are opting for online collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams for remote work. Here's how to get the most out of the service. The coronavirus pandemic has uprooted many teams from offices, forcing them into a remote...

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www.techrepublic.com

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Coronavirus: Here are 12 video apps for live chatting

With more states imposing "safer at home" and quarantine orders because of the coronavirus, families and friends are searching for ways to stay connected. Sure, the telephone works, but more people are using video apps for face-to-face contact.

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www.kiro7.com

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