Archive for author: Hailey Carlson

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Online Learning & Its Effects on Children in 2021

While some states are beginning to alleviate many of the COVID restrictions that have been in place as cases and death r...

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5 Social Media Cyber Risks to Watch Out For

Phishing Just as the typical phishers have figured out how to mimic a legitimate company’s email structure and...

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Tax Time Is Upon Us & So Are The Scammers with a New Attack

The beginning of each year brings with it new opportunities and challenges. Not long after most of us have all but aband...

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Florida Water Treatment System Hack Unveils Vulnerabilities of Public Systems

On Friday, February 5th, malicious actors hacked into the city of Oldsmar’s water treatment facility. These people...

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Ransomware Trend Predictions for 2021: Politics, Hospitals, and More

Ransomware is a form of malicious software used to infiltrate company networks to steal sensitive data and hold it for r...

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DDoS Extortion: Attackers Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Distributed-Denial-of-Service, or DDoS, is a cyber attack in which a hacker attempts to create so much traffic to a targ...

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The Costs of a Data Breach: What Now?

Following a data breach, the affected company and its customers are left with a myriad of questions. How did this happen...

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The Attack is Back — Why Do Companies Experience Repeat Data Breaches?

In December of 2020, wireless service company T-Mobile saw its fourth data breach in three years. The information access...

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Watch Out for COVID Relief Phishing Scams

While plenty of people are relieved to see the calendar change from 2020 to 2021, many of the previous year’s prob...

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Top Tips for Personal Cybersecurity in 2021

Many, if not all, of us are more than ready to leave 2020 behind us. When we hop into 2021, it will surely have issues o...