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Full Gizmodo Article - http://gizmodo.com/gop-data-firm-accidentally-leaks-personal-details-of-ne-1796211612


Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee stored internal documents on a public...

V_S
2017-06-20 06:47 AM - Comment(s)

The best way to avoid falling for scams, phishing, fake websites, and getting infected with malware/virus is knowing how to spot fake email and avoid clicking on anything that is suspicious.


You are the last line of defense in keeping your devices, information, and identity safe!


Social Engineering R...

V_S
2017-06-06 02:35 AM - Comment(s)

A must read for everyone, although some mitigation options listed are quite expensive and others only possible in highly-managed Enterprise environments. 

Full SEI Article - 

https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/sei_blog/2017/05/ransomware-best-practices-for-prevention-and-response.html 
V_S
2017-06-01 09:34 PM - Comment(s)

Think you got an email from a business you know? Scammers sometimes use emails that look legit to trick you into sending money to them.


The email might say it’s from a real estate professional you’re working wit...

V_S
2017-05-30 09:39 AM - Comment(s)

Do not give sensitive information to others unless you are sure that they are indeed who they claim to be and that they should have access to the information.


V_S
2017-05-30 04:16 AM - Comment(s)

Because of its popularity, the internet has become an ideal target for advertising. As a result, spyware, or adware, has become increasingly prevalent. When troubleshooting problems with your computer, you may discover that the source of the problem is spyware software that has been installed on you...

V_S
2017-05-30 03:25 AM - Comment(s)

While email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, they are also a common source of viruses. Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know.


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2017-05-30 03:23 AM - Comment(s)