by Tony Rushin 773 million email addresses and passwords were widely distributed by the “bad guys” in January, 2019. The set – dubbed Collection #1 – came from over 2,000 hacked databases.   If you already have a password manager – we recommend LastPass – and use 2-factor authentication (2FA), skip to the bottom of…

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By Richard Stokes We last wrote a tip on public Wi-Fi back in 2015, so it’s time to revisit the topic again because free Wi-Fi is now everywhere (hotels, airports, coffee shops, restaurants, etc.). There are also a lot of different schools of thought on how safe they are and whether we really need to…

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How to Spot Phishing Emails | Network 1 Consulting

By Kevin Jackman Phishing emails are a major threat in today’s world, and it is getting worse. KnowBe4, a service that trains users to recognize and avoid phishing emails, compiled a list of the “Top 10 Global Phishing Email Subject Lines for Q1 2018,” and I would like to share them with you. Hackers will…

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By Tony Coughlin What is phishing? It is becoming a more frequent term in everyday life. The term is defined as an attempt to obtain sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and credit card information by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication. In other words, these bad boys and girls are going to send…

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By Kate O’Neal In today’s world, almost all of us rely on wireless networks, and we believe them to be secure and encrypted. Earlier this month, a vulnerability was discovered regarding WPA2 encrypted networks, and it’s something you should pay attention to. The KRACK attack (Key Reinstallation Attacks) can affect virtually any modern Wi-Fi network…

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