Beware Fake Links!

Confirm the link BEFORE you click!   We all know that underlined text represents a link to a file or page.  Sometimes that text shows your the address of that item… or does it?  The address displayed does not always reflect the actual address of the link, so *always* confirm the link address before clicking!…

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Take the 2-minute year end cybersecurity quiz!

Two minutes = safer habits!   With the holiday celebrations, family gatherings and perhaps some much needed rest from work pervading your thoughts, you’re probably not thinking about cybersecurity. However, I encourage you to set aside just two minutes to take this security quiz to help you start the new year with safer online habits.…

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Have your credentials been compromised?

Some of your credentials are most likely on the dark web!   With all of the breaches that have happened over the last several years, I can almost guarantee that some of your credentials have ended up on the dark web.  If they have, then you need to change those passwords… yesterday! With one click…

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Update your Chrome Browser… now!

Please update your Chrome browser.  A ‘High Severity’ zero-day exploit was discovered that is already active in the wild.   On Halloween, when kids were dressing up to score some candy and scare their friends, Google engineers generated their own fear when they released information about two security issues with the popular Chrome browser.  One…

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Spear Phishing (This time it’s personal!)

Phishing cybercriminals are still out there… but now they are customizing the attacks!   Be on the lookout for customized Phishing emails!  Cybercriminals have been taking the time to research your organization and craft customized emails to impersonate specific people to trick you into sending them money, credentials or identity information.  These are called Spear…

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Keep your Windows 7 computer patched

Please protect your Windows 7 computer by keeping it patched. Even though Windows 7 was released back in 2009, it still receives patches to keep it protected against new vulnerabilities.  The operating system lets you know when new patches are available by displaying one or more of the icons shown below (see “What to look…

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