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Coronavirus under microscope

Increase in Cyber-Attacks Disguised as Corona Virus Concerns
Cyber criminals will seemingly utilize every opportunity to exploit the public and play upon current fears to the benefit of malicious actors. The most recent example of this has been observed with respect to the global spread of the Coronavirus.

 

CBS panel discussing e-mail scam

“Shark Tank” judge Barbara Corcoran falls for $400,000 e-mail scam
“Shark Tank” judge Barbara Corcoran found herself the victim of a financial scam when her bookkeeper approved a payment of nearly $400,000 for what she thought was a real estate renovation.

 

US dollar bills and coins

Vegas Casinos Are “Cash Only” After Suspected Ransomware Attack
Two Las Vegas casinos’ networks were down over the past week, with posted signs saying “Cash Only” throughout the casinos after a suspected ransomware attack.

 

Prison fence and barbed wire

How a Hacker’s Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden’s Computer
Security analyst John Strand had a contract to test a correctional facility’s defenses. He sent the best person for the job: his mother.

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