August 2019

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Cyber Security Bulletin

Hello there, this is your August Cyber Security Bulletin!

Cyber attacks and unauthorized intrusions are ever evolving and escalating at lightning speed. Statistics on data breaches, identity theft, phishing scams, ransomware, etc. are staggering, and increasing in severity as well.

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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Worried about the Capital One hack? Here's what to do

Millions of Capital One customers have been affected by a data breach that the bank says happened in March when a software engineer allegedly exploited a vulnerability to access its systems.

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www.cnn.com

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Apple's Siri contractors hear people having sex, says...

Apple is facing a rare privacy storm after a whistleblower claimed the firm's contractors often hear users of the Siri voice assistant discussing sensitive information. An anonymous employee told the Guardian the quality control contractors ...

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www.trustedreviews.com

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Why you should really, really update your Logitech...

Three and a half years ago, a security researcher broke into my laptop without ever needing to touch it. He didn't even need its network address. All he had to do was sniff out my Logitech wireless mouse's tiny USB receiver, fire off a few lines...

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www.theverge.com

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Why you should never allow your web browser to save your ...

When a web browser like Chrome, Firefox or Safari is allowed to store passwords, you're putting your network security at risk. Passwords. They are the bane of so many users' existence. Yet, they're one of the only ways we have to secure our...

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www.techrepublic.com

More News & Tips

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How can I protect my online identity? With these...

If you are not careful, your online identity could be stolen. It can lead to an epic and excruciating experience affecting various accounts, such as your financial, healthcare, e-commerce, social media, data and much more. The loss can include...

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www.orlantech.com

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How to Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam

When ZDNet's Matthew Miller got hit with a SIM swap attack, he described it as a "horror story" that caused him to lose "decades of data." And he's not being hyperbolic; more than a week later, he's still dealing with the aftereffects, and...

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lifehacker.com

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