Virtual Meeting Platform, Zoom, Has Security Flaws During Increased Use

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Zoom Video Conference Calls

Schools, companies, and even family members have turned to the virtual meeting platform, Zoom, to stay connected and attempt to keep things “business as usual” in this new normal we find ourselves in. However, since the surge of users over the last month, the platform has had incidents of hackers joining meetings and users having their privacy invaded by the … Read More

Internet Fraud Scam Receives Little Attention from Authorities

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Internet Fraud No Attention from Authorities

Internet crime is a growing problem around the world. Under the guise of a fake bank or legitimate agency, scammers can cause consumers to lose significant amounts of money in little time. In one recent case, an online scam cost a New York-based physician named Sergio Narvaez $200,000. After wiring the money to a fake bank in the United States, … Read More

Average Ransomware Payment Increases Exponentially

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Cost of Ransomware Increases for Industries

Ransomware prevents access to critical systems or data until a ransom is paid. Anti-ransom software, a lifesaver for many businesses, protects against malicious cyber-attacks. Even clicking on an infected link, which is very easy to do, can cost companies downtime and revenue. In 2018, ransom attacks were the most common form of cybercrime and includes many high-profile attacks. In 2019, … Read More