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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6795 on: October 16, 2022, 07:38:46 PM »

Cryptojacking is back in the news – and it’s increasing

https://youtu.be/rk-pCEMM5GM
The use of cryptojacking attacks is once again in the news and in favor for online attacks.
This form of attack uses malware to insert specialized and hidden “mining” apps to create new coins for the attackers.
David Strom’s excellent article available here, https://bit.ly/3EIfMdW inspired this video.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6796 on: October 18, 2022, 11:00:59 PM »

Car Insurance Tracking Devices - Good or Bad?

https://youtu.be/hzmeYlezFmw
These days, car insurance tracking devices are available from most insurance companies,
but what are they, and how do they work? Will you be comfortable sharing all the information collected?
My thanks to Cory Gunther whose article inspired this video.
You’ll find the article at the link listed here: https://bit.ly/3S9vstS
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« Reply #6797 on: October 21, 2022, 02:51:35 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 10-21-2022

https://youtu.be/6oj_PD6nJXo
Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software.
https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6798 on: October 25, 2022, 10:14:20 PM »

What happens to your Facebook account when you pass away?

https://youtu.be/Lzo1OuCqQYs
What will happen with all that data when we pass away?
Discussing your digital legacy isn't pleasant, but it’s an important part of our reality.
Don't leave it up to your family member, friends, or even worse: Facebook itself.
My thanks to Julia Szymanska for her excellent article on the topic.
which was the inspiration for this video. You’ll find her article here: https://bit.ly/3FgIR0i
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« Reply #6799 on: October 28, 2022, 05:30:16 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 10-28-2022

https://youtu.be/bYDoeIYslPw
Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software.
https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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« Reply #6800 on: October 29, 2022, 06:07:02 PM »

Phishing: The tip of the iceberg

https://youtu.be/qB09AreoUJ8
From big companies to individuals, phishing affects everyone in today's digital world.
My thanks to Luis Corrons for his article on this topic and the information for this video.
https://blog.avast.com/phishing-tip-iceberg
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« Reply #6801 on: November 03, 2022, 09:05:33 PM »

What to do if you've been hacked

https://youtu.be/WQgLaOU5h_g
It can feel embarrassing to be the victim of a crime but, remember: You’re not alone.
Nowadays it’s a very common occurrence.
My thanks to Emma McGowan for her information on this topic and the inspiration for this video.
Follow the link to read her article. https://blog.avast.com/emergency-plan-what-to-do-hacked
You can reach the FTC to report a crime at the following link:
https://www.justice.gov/criminal-fraud/report-fraud
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« Reply #6802 on: November 04, 2022, 02:46:50 PM »

Avast - Energy Scams Are Increasing

https://youtu.be/uGu5flWKuzo
A message from Avast about the current Energy price hikes and the associated increase
in scams associated with this topic.
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« Reply #6803 on: November 05, 2022, 11:26:04 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 11-4-2022

https://youtu.be/OWsgaT0lgeY
Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software.
https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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« Reply #6804 on: November 10, 2022, 01:26:36 PM »
Some 15.000 Word-Press websites have malicious code to redirect visitors:
Re: https://blog.sucuri.net/2022/11/massive-ois-is-black-hat-redirect-malware-campaign.html

Also the problem of Hostwinds ignoring abuse.

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« Reply #6805 on: November 12, 2022, 05:04:12 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 11-11-2022

https://youtu.be/xia8-Yc_o9Y
Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software.
https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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« Reply #6806 on: November 23, 2022, 02:27:58 PM »

Someone is spying on you

https://youtu.be/t-qr0FyECJY
Someone is almost certainly spying on you.
My thanks go to Emma McGowan for her article and the inspiration for this video.
Follow the link to read it: https://blog.avast.com/someone-is-spying-on-you-avast
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« Reply #6807 on: Yesterday at 03:59:22 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 11-25-2021

https://youtu.be/CoVUjOG9Z_A
Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software.
https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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