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Phishing is a Threat, Even By Phone

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b2ap3_thumbnail_286889338_vishing_400.jpgTelework has become crucial for businesses to sustain themselves right now, as remote work became a hard and fast requirement in the face of the coronavirus. However, if businesses aren’t careful, they could trade one issue for another in exposing themselves to security threats.

New Cyberattack Targeting Remote Workers

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b2ap3_thumbnail_337506214_telework_work_from_home_remote_400.jpgSince the onset of the coronavirus, many businesses have managed to sustain themselves through remote work—also commonly known as telework. While this strategy has allowed quite a few businesses to survive, it has also opened them up to security threats. Here, let’s focus on one such threat: vishing, or voice phishing.

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Will We Soon Leave Passwords Behind?

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b2ap3_thumbnail_75092990_password_400.jpgIf I were to tell you that one variable was responsible for more than 80 percent of cyberattacks, what would you guess that variable was? If you guessed “stolen access credentials,” you’d be correct. The traditional username/password combination may soon be a thing of the past as more tech companies transition to alternative authentication measures.

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Are VPNs Really Secure?

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b2ap3_thumbnail_222582533_VPN_400.jpgWe’ve not been shy about promoting the use of VPNs (virtual private networks) as a means of protecting your security while you are online. However, we wanted to take a bit of time to specify what a VPN can - and cannot - do to help you.

b2ap3_thumbnail_248583019_AI_aided_crimes_400.jpgWhen we think of cybercrime, most people’s minds go to one of two places. On the one hand, some think about the annoying, misspelled emails that are so obviously scams, while on the other, we can’t help but think about the hacks that we see in movies, where a criminal manages to overcome the best the government can incorporate into their defenses.

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