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Kaiser Permanente Data Breach
Earlier this month, healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente disclosed a data breach that exposed the protected health information (PHI) of thousands of their patients. In a notice (PDF) dated June 3, 2022, the organization admitted that: On April 5, 2022, Kaiser Permanente discovered that an unauthorized party gained access to an employee’s emails. We terminated the […]
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What is Malvertising?
Oxford Dictionary defines malvertising as ‘the practice of incorporating malware in online advertisements.’  Short for malicious software, or malware advertising, this is the practice of attacking viewers or consumers with fraudulent information that is inserted into sometimes (but not always) legitimate advertisements. How Does It Work Malvertising works in conjunction with the online advertising ecosystem by initiating […]
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When iPhone Cables ATTACK!
Would you willingly plug a device into your smartphone or computer that would allow a stranger to see everything you type, steal your data, and install malware on your machine? Of course you wouldn’t. And, if you’ve read our recent article on Removable Media & Cybersecurity, you already know that you shouldn’t plug an unfamiliar […]
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Removable Media & Cybersecurity
According to the United States Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a removable media device or portable storage device is: “A system component that can communicate with and be added to or removed from a system or network and that is limited to data storage—including text, video, audio or image data—as […]
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Compromised Data Comes in Many Forms
No Big Deal Right? A friend recently mentioned an email that she received regarding an investment app that she had downloaded on her phone.  The app was a way for her to play around and learn a little bit about investing, something that it seems many people leaned into during the pandemic. The notification email […]
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What is a Computer Security Service?
Protecting computer systems and data from harm or theft, as well as illegal usage, is known as computer security. Computer security services cover a range of network and communications software solutions designed to protect your business from the threat of data breaches, malware or cyber crime. As an alternative, additional strategies and tactics are employed […]
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How Fintech Business Can Choose A cloud services provider?
What are cloud services – A short reminder A cloud service provider is a third-party company that sells a cloud-based platform, infrastructure, application, or storage service from another company. In the same way that a person would pay for electricity or gas, businesses pay for the cloud services they use. Pay-per-use isn't the only thing […]
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How to measure anything in cybersecurity risk
More businesses and organizations are at risk of being hacked now than there have ever been before. Then, it’s not easy to figure out how much risk there is. Here, we’ll give you a quick look at some of the most common ways to measure cybersecurity risk, as well as a look at what could […]
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Difference Between Spear Phishing vs Phishing
What is phishing?  First, the spelling is weird. The term "phishing" came from people who were fans of the "phone phreaks" of the 1960s and 1970s. In the beginning, the phone phreaks used a toy whistle to blow into a phone receiver and make it sound like a Hertz tone. This tricked the phone company's […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Windows 11 Tips and Tricks
Windows 11 updates Microsoft's legendary operating system's appearance and introduces a few new features that you'll want to customize. Windows 11, Microsoft's latest operating system, is now available for those with compatible PCs. If you make the switch, you'll notice that the OS has had a clean overhaul with a centered taskbar reminiscent of Chrome […]
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