Category Archives: Education

CyberSecure Solutions Security Bulletin (August 7, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Cyber Attacks on the Rise US Utilities Have Become Targets How Can Netizen/CyberSecure Solutions help?  Phish Tale of the Week For this week’s Phish Tale of the Week, we’re taking a look at the phishing email that was sent to our HQ office that claims to be a promotional […]
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CyberSecure Solutions Security Bulletin (July 24, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Sprint Breach Exposes Customer Data Critical Flaw Found In VLC Media Player How Can Netizen/CyberSecure Solutions help?  Phish Tale of the Week As is typical for most businesses, our HQ Office inbox receives the occasional phishing email attempting to trick an employee into sending the perpetrator some sort of […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (July 10, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Microsoft’s BlueKeep Proves Vulnerable Critical Warning Issued for Samsung Cellphone Update App How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts are often carried out with urgent messages that are meant to provoke the victim to act without rationally thinking about the contents of the email. In […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (June 26, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Vulnerability in TP-Link’s Wi-Fi Extenders Could Allow Remote Control to Attackers Latest Phishing Scam Impersonates Apple Support How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing email targeting […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (12 June 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Microsoft Urges Users to Patch BlueKeep Security Flaw U.S. Customs and Border Protection Data Breach How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Malicious actors are constantly finding new ways to target a big payday. In the newest trend, these cyber criminals are using secured websites to run […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (29 MAY 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week First American Financial Corp. Leaks 800+ Million Records Google Begins Tracking “zero-day” Exploits How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week One way a malicious actor can try to collect a business’ sensitive information is by targeting the business’ employees. Attempting to phish an employee requires some research […]
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AI a threat to cyber security, warns report

Artificial intelligence is being incorporated into a range of cyber security products, but the technology may also introduce new threats, a report warns Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a range of threats to cyber, physical and political security, according to a report by 26 UK and US experts and researchers. The Malicious use of artificial intelligence report examines the […]
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Who should be responsible for cybersecurity?

Clearly, cybersecurity is everybody’s problem. It’s high time this truth was recognized, starting with the executive suite on down.   The news today is flush with salacious stories of cyber-security breaches, data held hostage in brazen ransomware attacks, and compromised records and consumer information. So too has the fallout become increasingly familiar: broken trust, ruined […]
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Why Manufacturers Should Be Mindful Of Cybersecurity

Hackers can penetrate the corporate IT network of a manufacturing company, then gain access to a robot’s controller software and, by exploiting a vulnerability remotely, download a tampered configuration file. As a result, instead of a straight line, the robotic arm draws one that is 2 mm off. This minuscule defect, if left unnoticed, could […]
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Nonprofits need cybersecurity, too

If you collect it, you have to protect it! Hundreds if not thousands of organizations and businesses are hacked each year. Cybersecurity experts scurry to protect government agencies, the banking industry, retail companies and health care conglomerates. Unfortunately, nonprofits handle sensitive data daily and also are targets of cyber-thieves. Client records, donor information, confidential emails […]
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