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Hackers Are Stealing Facebook Accounts With Malicious Messenger Bots

Researchers at Trustwave have shed light on a recently discovered phishing campaign revolving around Facebook Messenger bots. If you don’t spend much time on social media, chatbots are programs designed to impersonate live people and are usually relegated the task of answering simple questions as a form of triage customer support. If the bot can’t […]

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Fake Copyright Infringement Emails Used To Spread Malware

Hackers found a new way to slip malware past your defenses.  Researchers around the world have spotted a curious new campaign designed to scare victims by sending them emails warning of copyright infringement. The email begins by warning that the recipient’s website is hosting copyright-protected content and threatens legal action if the offending material isn’t […]

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Android And iOS Network Protection Added With Microsoft Defender

Recently, Microsoft added a new feature for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) which has fans of the product cheering. Once the new “Mobile Network Protection” feature is enabled on the iOS and Android devices you want to monitor, the security platform will provide the same robust protections and notifications that your other network devices currently […]

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Happy Birthday, Riskalyze!

Bonus!  Watch CEO Aaron Klein prove he IS ready for primetime with February’s inaugural Video Fintech Report Card! It should come as no surprise that Ethical-Advisor.Com supports clear, consistent conversations with Wealth Management clients about the risks in their portfolios.  As an early-ish adopter, we were amazed by the conversations that Riskalyze facilitated.  Quarterly meetings, […]

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FBI Warning Healthcare Providers to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning hospitals and healthcare providers to brace for a deluge of ransomware attacks. The advisory, which was issued jointly with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), states that the agencies have “credible information” of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat […]

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What Should Businesses Expect under California’s Proposition 24?

Since taking effect on January 1, 2020, the CCPA has faced criticism from both business and consumer privacy groups due to its ambiguity. The Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act seeks to strengthen and clarify the CCPA, as well as establish a dedicated enforcement agency. California Consumer Privacy Act Former Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer […]

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Is NYDFS Targeting Social Media for Its Next Round of Cyber Regulations?

Is NYDFS Targeting Social Media for Its Next Round of Cyber Regulations? After adopting comprehensive cybersecurity regulations for financial services companies, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is now turning its attention to social media companies. The agency recently concluded its investigation into the recent Twitter hack aimed at accounts of cryptocurrency firms and […]

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Testing sewage to home in on Covid-19

Covid-19 is a respiratory illness that spreads when infected individuals shed the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes it. While this seems to happen chiefly through close contact and respiratory droplets, evidence has mounted that the disease can also spread through airborne transmission. Distancing, masks, and improved ventilation are all critical interventions to interrupt this spread. […]

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