September 2020


Cyber Security News Bulletin

This is your September 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


Cyber losses are increasing in frequency and severity -...

Cyber attacks have increased in number and severity since the onset of the pandemic. The changes organizations implemented to facilitate remote work have given cybercriminals new opportunities to launch campaigns exploiting mass uncertainty and...

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Alert Issued For Netflix 'Update Your Payment' Email Scam

A phishing scam is taking on new life as many use streaming services more frequently during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Forbes, the legitimate-looking email prompting users to update their Netflix payment information comes complete with...

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Bluetooth Bug Opens Devices to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

The "BLURtooth" flaw allows attackers within wireless range to bypass authentication keys and snoop on devices utilizing implementations of Bluetooth 4.0 through 5.0. A high-severity Bluetooth vulnerability has been uncovered, which could enable...

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Ransomware Dominates 41% of all Cyber Insurance Claims...

Ransomware Dominates 41% of all Cyber Insurance Claims in H1 2020

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SharePoint, OneDrive and Microsoft Teams


How and when to use SharePoint, OneDrive and Microsoft...

We have many clients using Microsoft 365 and are often asked how and when to use SharePoint, OneDrive and Microsoft Teams (Teams) for storing, editing and sharing files. Here, we will explain how these platforms work together to help you manage...

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More News & Tips


Free Weekly Credit Reports Until April 2021f

As you make financial decisions in tough times, it is important to understand how credit works and how your credit report can affect your choices. Credit reports are records of your financial health and are the basis for credit scores. Your...

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Serious Security: Hacking Windows passwords via your...

Our cybersecurity antennae always start vibrating when we see warnings about attacks that involve a new type of file. We're sure you have the same sort of reaction. After all, if a file type that you've treated for years as mostly harmless...

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Top Tips to Securely Using Social Media

Social media sites are amazing resources. However, with all this power comes risks--not just for you, but your family, friends, and employer. In this newsletter, we cover the key steps to making the most of social media securely and safely.

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