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20 SPAM Statistics for 2022

DataProt: What’s On the Other Side of Your Inbox: “Did you check your spam folder lately? It’s like walking into a giant shopping mall where everyone wants you to buy their products, hire their services, or marry a Nigerian prince. Thousands upon thousands of emails, all encompassed under a common denominator. Spam. We’ve compiled 20… Continue Reading

NHTSA Updates Cybersecurity Best Practices for New Vehicles

“The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles, an update to its 2016 edition. The document describes NHTSA’s guidance to the automotive industry for improving vehicle cybersecurity for safety. “As vehicle technology and connectivity develop, cybersecurity needs to be a top priority for… Continue Reading

Los Angeles school district warns of disruption as it battles ongoing ransomware attack

TechCrunch: “The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has confirmed it was hit by a ransomware attack that is causing ongoing technical disruptions. LAUSD is the second largest school district in the U.S. after the New York City Department of Education. LAUSD serves more than 600,000 students spanning kindergarten through 12th grade at over 1,000… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 3, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 3, 2022: Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

Yes, it’s a scam: Simple tips to help you spot online fraud

Washington Post: “Nobody is immune to scams. Criminals are constantly changing them to fit the latest headlines, target our insecurities and slip through even the most well-honed BS detectors. That means everyone, young and old, can benefit from a refresher on how to spot a text, phone or online scam and what to do next.… Continue Reading

Climate Change Remains Top Global Threat Across 19-Country Survey

Pew – Concerns about climate, misinformation and cyberattacks predominate across 19 countries, but people are also concerned about the global economy and spread of infectious diseases. “With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, a hot war between Russia and Ukraine ongoing, inflation rates rising globally and heat records being smashed across parts of the world, countries… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 27, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 27, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

How to create better passwords without much effort

Fast Company: “Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: you should use a different password for every account you have, and each of those passwords should be an extraordinarily long and complex string of characters that are easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess. Unfortunately, that’s solid advice and equally… Continue Reading

Twitter has issues keeping your data secure. Here’s what you can do.

Washington Post: “Security experts say, short of quitting Twitter, there are a few steps you can take that might reduce your risk. Some of these might make using Twitter more annoying — but perhaps not as annoying as having your data stolen…Five steps you can take to reduce your own security and privacy risk, short… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 20, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 20, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex… Continue Reading