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Sextortion Scam — Seeing this at my customers sites

Sextortion Scam — Seeing this at my customers sites – THIS IS A SCAM – Just delete the email From Krebs On Security – July 2018  – https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/07/sextortion-scam-uses-recipients-hacked-passwords/ Sextortion Scam Uses Recipient’s Hacked Passwords Here’s a clever new twist on an old email scam that could serve to make the con far more believable. The message

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IBM Bans Flash Drives at their facilities

FROM PC WORLD Security trumps convenience, and IBM is taking that to the next level with its employees. The company has decided that removable storage devices are just too risky to use, so they’ve been banned. As The Register reports, IBM’s global chief information security officer, Shamla Naidoo, recently informed all employees that data transfers to removable

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Reset your Twitter Password!

I received this about one of my accounts at Twitter.   FYI – I would login and reset your password! Hi @CraigKassing, When you set a password for your Twitter account, we use technology that masks it so no one at the company can see it. We recently identified a bug that stored passwords unmasked in

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REMINDER – US government tells Windows users to uninstall QuickTime as Apple stops support

By Rich McCormick from the VERGE REMINDER – US government tells Windows users to uninstall QuickTime as Apple stops support (From Craig – I am still seeing this on PC’s and Laptops) The Department of Homeland Security has advised that PC owners uninstall Apple’s QuickTime for Windows, after two vulnerabilities were discovered in its code. Because Apple is no

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Keylogger Discovered on HP Laptops

From PC Magazine – ByMatthew Humphries  December 11, 2017 9:28AM EST HP isn’t doing too well on the security front recently. Last month the company was accused of quietly installing spyware on Windows PCs. This month, a keylogger has been found on over 460 different models of HP laptop. The keylogger was discovered by security researcher Michael Myng who was

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Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability

Via The Hacker News: **( Please make sure you are running windows update)** If your computer is running Microsoft’s Windows operating system, then you need to apply this emergency patch immediately. Microsoft has just released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine (MPE) that could allow

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We Signed Up for Equifax’s TrustedID Premier and Here’s What Happened

We Signed Up for Equifax’s TrustedID Premier and Here’s What Happened by Jocelyn Baird September 22, 2017 (Next Advisor) Updated: Sept. 28, 2017  Although we have advised caution when it comes to enrolling in the free TrustedID Premier credit monitoring and identity theft protection offered by Equifax to all U.S. consumers in light of its massive data breach, we also know

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