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Cyber Security Alert: W-2 Phishing Scams

Delano Collins   ::  2/27/18 8:23 AM

W-2 Phishing Scams Target Payroll Departments in Pursuit of Employee Data

Don’t rush through your unread emails this tax season. Sophisticated W-2 phishing scams are likely to hit your inbox soon.

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Topics: Security Alerts, Phishing, Cyber Security Tips, Most Popular

The 5 Most Common Network Security Threats Uncovered in Law Firms

Charles Johnson   ::  11/21/17 9:34 AM

EDTS Cyber has the immense privilege and responsibility of working closely with federally regulated industries as a third party auditor and Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP).

The legal industry shares many characteristics with federally audited industries like medical and financial, not the least of which are: 

  • Valuable data: lost legal records cost firms an average $221 per record 1. Data from legal files can be sold on the black market for $1 to thousands, depending on the nature of the information. 
  • Heavily targeted by attackers: 24% of law firms surveyed for the 2017 Ransomware Report reported attacks between Q2 2016 and Q2 2017. 
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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Policies & Procedures, EDTS Cyber, Security Alerts, Security Monitoring, Security Tips, Legal

15 Examples of Phishing Emails from 2016-2017

Charles Johnson   ::  7/21/17 3:34 PM

When most people think of cyber-attacks and data breaches, they think of a hooded hacker hammering away at the keyboard in a dark corner somewhere using complex commands to get past firewalls and steal passwords.

The reality is that imposter emails, or phishing emails, are the most common entry point for hackers. And unfortunately, the perpetrators of this simple scam don’t have to know a lick of code to pull it off.

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Topics: Social Engineering, Cyber Security, Phishing, Security Alerts, Most Popular