Fraud Awareness Kit Puts Businesses on Notice: It’s Tax Scam Season

By jcn50

By John P. Mello Jr. Apr 7, 2021 5:00 AM PT Businesses fearful their workers may be targeted by fraudsters will want to take a look at the free Tax Scam Awareness Kit offered by Proofpoint, a data protection company in Sunnyvale, Calif. The kit, for both Windows and macOS, includes materials for an employee…

Are You One of the 533M People Who Got Facebooked?

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Ne’er-do-wells leaked personal data — including phone numbers — for some 553 million Facebook users this week. Facebook says the data was collected before 2020 when it changed things to prevent such information from being scraped from profiles. To my mind, this just reinforces the need to remove mobile phone numbers from all of your…

CorP – Secure Messaging App

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CorP is a Powerful messaging app designed for CEO’s, activists, Politicians, journalists, Businesses, Bosses, and anyone else who needs a safe, private, easy and robust way to communicate. Unlike traditional messaging apps like Whatsapp and Telegram, CorP doesn’t rely on a central server – messages are synchronized directly between the users’ devices. If the internet’s…

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning? Ask These Questions

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Engaging in disaster recovery requires a company to think about many things, but despite the long checklists that are created to accomplish DR, there are some areas that frequently get overlooked in business continuity and disaster recovery planning. For example, those exploring disaster recovery often get singularly focused on protecting their servers and data —…

New KrebsOnSecurity Mobile-Friendly Site

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Dear Readers, this has been long overdue, but at last I give you a more responsive, mobile-friendly version of KrebsOnSecurity. We tried to keep the visual changes to a minimum and focus on a simple theme that presents information in a straightforward, easy-to-read format. Please bear with us over the next few days as we…