July 2020

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Cyber Security News Bulletin

This is your July 2020 News Bulletin!

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.

News & Threats

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Event invitation phishing scheme usurps efficacy of...

A phishing campaign in multiple enterprise email environments purportedly protected by Proofpoint and Microsoft entices users with false event invitations in the form of .ics calendar invite attachments, Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC)...

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www.scmagazine.com

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Ransomware is now your biggest online security...

Ransomware is rapidly shaping up to be the defining online security issue of our era. It's a brutally simple idea, executed with increasing sophistication by criminal groups. A huge chunk of our lives is now stored digitally, whether that's...

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www.zdnet.com

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Anonymous Hackers Target TikTok: 'Delete This Chinese...

This has been a week that TikTok-the Chinese viral video giant that has soared under lockdown-will want to put quickly behind it. The ByteDance-owned platform was under fire anyway, over allegations of data mishandling and censorship, but then a...

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www.forbes.com

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How to Avoid the New 'EvilQuest' Mac Ransomware

One of the latest bits of Mac malware to keep top of mind as you go about your downloading day is a destructive strain of ransomware known as "EvilQuest." The good news? Right now it's mainly spreading through pirated Mac software , so if...

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lifehacker.com

Ramp Up Security on Your Smart Home

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Securing your smart home and IoT devices - Orlando,...

When it comes to your family's safety and protecting them from intruders, you should also guard your home network from criminals; cyber criminals that is. Like most people, you likely have some type of tech gadget that connects to your Internet....

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www.orlantech.com

More News & Tips

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11 quick ways to clear space on an overstuffed Android phone

Few things in life are as annoying as finding that your Android handset refuses to install any more app updates because it's run out of storage. Unlike many of life's little annoyances, though, this one's easy to fix.

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www.pcworld.com

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Your Phone Is Vulnerable Because of 2G, But it Doesn't...

Security researchers have been talking about the vulnerabilities in 2G for years. 2G technology, which at one point underpinned the entire cellular communications network, is widely known to be vulnerable to eavesdropping and spoofing. But even...

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www.eff.org

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Fake emails about fake money from a fake COVID-19 fund

Because of COVID-19, unemployment rates are high and many people's cash flows are low. Scammers view these as ripe conditions to strike. They'll stop at nothing - not even a pandemic - to trick you into sharing your personal or financial information.

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www.consumer.ftc.gov