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Ransomware | CISA

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has observed an increase in ransomware attacks across the world: See CISA’s Awareness Briefings on Combating Ransomware, Joint Ransomware Statement, and CISA Insights – Ransomware Outbreak.   — Read on us-cert.cisa.gov/Ransomware

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Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks | CISA

What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new employee, repair person, or researcher and even offering credentials to support that […]

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The Windows 10 security guide: How to protect your business | ZDNet

How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There’s no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here’s what to watch out for. — Read on www.zdnet.com/article/the-windows-10-security-guide-how-to-safeguard-your-business/

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Cybersecurity | Ready.gov

Cyberattacks are malicious attempts to access or damage a computer system. Cyberattacks can lead to loss of money, theft of personal information and damage to your reputation and safety. Cybersecurity involves preventing, detecting and responding to cyberattacks that can have wide-ranging effects on individuals, organizations, the community and at the national level. Cyberattacks: — Read […]

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Protecting Against Ransomware | CISA

What is ransomware?Ransomware is a type of malware threat actors use to infect computers and encrypt computer files until a ransom is paid. (See Protecting Against Malicious Code for more information on malware.) After the initial infection, ransomware will attempt to spread to connected systems, including shared storage drives and other accessible computers. — Read […]