October 2019

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Cyber Security Bulletin

Hello there, this is your October Cyber Security Bulletin!

Cyber security is one of the most important measures your organization should make as a priority. It does not matter how big or small the company, the risks of a cyber attack are the same. 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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Everything you need to know about data breaches

When Capital One announced in July that it had been hacked, millions of Americans joined the ranks of people who have had their personal information exposed. The data breach, which was allegedly coordinated by a Seattle...

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www.politifact.com

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Ransomware attacks: Weak passwords are now your biggest...

Brute force and remote desktop attacks have become the most common means of cyber criminals distributing ransomware, overtaking phishing emails and spam as the top technique for conducting file-encrypting malware campaigns. The shift in attack...

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www.zdnet.com

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FBI Issues 'High-Impact' Cyber Attack Warning-What You...

Be it the prohibition-era gangsters of the 1920s or the global war on terrorism, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been the primary U.S. investigative agency of the federal government with a responsibility to protect the nation.

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www.forbes.com

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Yahoo could owe you $358 or more as part of its data...

If you had a Yahoo account any time between 2012 and 2016, you can now take part in a class action settlement to compensate you for losses. Over several years, hackers were able to gain access to Yahoo user accounts, and steal private emails,...

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www.cnet.com

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DoorDash Breach Exposed the Private Data of 4.9 Million...

DoorDash has announced that the personal data of 4.9 million people on its platform-including customers, dashers, and its merchants-has been compromised in a security breach. Now is a good time to change your password. DoorDash announced the...

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gizmodo.com

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Fake Browser Updates Infect Enterprises with Ransomware, ...

Attackers are utilizing hacked web sites that promote fake browser updates to infect targets with banking trojans. In some cases, post exploitation toolkits are later executed to encrypt the compromised network with ransomware.

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www.bleepingcomputer.com

More News & Tips

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Google announces three new ways to hide your personal...

Google is kicking off Cybersecurity Awareness Month by rolling out new tools that give customers greater control over their privacy when using Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Assistant. The company has confirmed that it's launching incognito...

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www.theverge.com

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Do you have the right cyber liability insurance coverage ...

The growing trend in cyber attacks is now targeted at small to medium sized businesses (SMB). In fact, close to 70% of SMBs experience cyber attacks. As a result, it is imperative your SMB business has the right cyber liability insurance in place ...

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www.orlantech.com

If you should have questions or concerns or would like additional information, please feel free to contact us
at 407-228-7290 or protectme@orlantech.com.