IT Security Tip
Cyber Security Tip: POP QUIZ: You’re hacked…what do you do?

Cyber Security Tip: POP QUIZ: You’re hacked…what do you do?

IT Security Tip #40:

Think fast: what’s the first thing you do after realizing you just replied to the e-mail from the Nigerian prince wanting to give you a sum of $34 million? Okay, you most likely didn’t reply to that…but let’s suppose you suddenly realize your machine or device has been compromised and you’re staring at a ransom note. Now what?

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Cyber Security Tip: Is this request really from the boss

Cyber Security Tip: Is this request really from the boss

IT Security Tip #39:

Here’s a common scam: you get an e-mail from the boss (or your spouse, parents or other trusted person) asking you to send them a copy of employee pay stubs, tax information or other files with confidential data such as social security numbers in them, or they’re asking you to transfer or ACH payment to a vendor or a different bank account.

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Cyber Security Tip: Don’t just throw out old computers or devices

Cyber Security Tip: Don’t just throw out old computers or devices

IT Security Tip #38:

Getting rid of old computers or servers? Did you know that the components used in technology equipment are not landfill-safe? On top of the environmental hazards, unprotected e-waste typically contains a lot of confidential and private information in the form of saved passwords, Internet history and files left on the retired computer or server.

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