FBI Releases Article on Defending Against Payroll Phishing Scams

Original release date: October 16, 2018 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article on building a digital defense against phishing scams targeting electronically deposited paychecks. In these schemes, scammers use phishing emails to direct employees to fraudulent websites and collect their work credentials. Scammers then use victims’ credentials to replace legitimate direct

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Oracle Releases October 2018 Security Bulletin

Original release date: October 16, 2018 Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for October 2018 to address 301 vulnerabilities across multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Oracle October 2018 Critical Patch Update and apply the

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Malicious Redirects from NewShareCounts.com Tweet Counter

When Twitter announced their new design for “Tweet” and “follow” buttons back in October 2015, marketers across the web developed a mild anxiety—the new design came with a decision to nuke their beloved Tweet count feature. Social signals can be a huge credibility indicator for visitors and site content. Who doesn’t think there’s a psychological

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Workplace Cybersecurity

Original release date: October 16, 2018 October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. Creating a culture of cybersecurity is critical for all organizations—large and small businesses, academic institutions, non-profits, and government agencies—and is a responsibility shared among all employees. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has

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