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« Reply #6855 on: February 24, 2023, 08:43:02 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 2-24-2023

https://youtu.be/ONvMlOoiNFg
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« Reply #6856 on: February 27, 2023, 11:24:59 PM »

Some Timely Advice from Avast

https://youtu.be/EdlA44kizOo
Avast is warning about trusting Google's search results.
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« Reply #6857 on: March 04, 2023, 06:04:52 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w e 3-3-2023

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« Reply #6858 on: March 07, 2023, 09:14:02 PM »

Scammers are using AI voices to steal millions by impersonating loved ones

https://youtu.be/rO5nuv-EVD0
Over 5,000 victims were conned out of their money through the phone in 2022.
AI voice-generating software is allowing scammers to mimic the voice of loved ones.
Credit for the information in this video belongs to Ryan McNeal for his article in
Android Authority. Read his article by following the link listed. https://bit.ly/3kUIZuG
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« Reply #6859 on: March 11, 2023, 12:24:52 AM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 3-10-2023

https://youtu.be/XjZyIbZmrSg
Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software.
https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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« Reply #6860 on: March 14, 2023, 10:23:18 PM »

Stalkerware Has Grown by 239%  Worldwide

https://youtu.be/gricighW--g
Stalkerware is often installed secretly on mobile phones by abusive spouses,
ex-partners, and other close contacts to spy on their targets.
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https://blog.avast.com/worldwide-stalkerware-trends
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« Reply #6861 on: March 17, 2023, 10:26:14 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 3-17-2023

https://youtu.be/ZFAwMTpHIOY
This weeks important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
My Thanks to Avast : https://www.avast.com/en-us/about#pc
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« Reply #6862 on: March 17, 2023, 10:53:18 PM »

Amazon Call Scams Are On The Rise

https://youtu.be/UmLZtLWb48k
Here’s what you need to know to recognize these scams and keep your information safe.
My thanks to Emma McGowan for her article on this topic and the catalyst for this video.
Read her entire article here: https://blog.avast.com/amazon-call-scams
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« Reply #6863 on: March 18, 2023, 12:52:19 AM »

Amazon Call Scams Are On The Rise
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https://youtu.be/UmLZtLWb48k
Here’s what you need to know to recognize these scams and keep your information safe.
My thanks to Emma McGowan for her article on this topic and the catalyst for this video.
Read her entire article here: https://blog.avast.com/amazon-call-scams

I would be suspect of any call asking for this information:
"Has someone claiming to be an account executive from Amazon ever called asking for your Amazon account number, etc."

I would hope any real Amazon, account executive would already have this account number information, as I haven't got a clue what it is :)

Even so if I ever got something like this my first action (after hanging up) would be to check my orders.
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« Reply #6864 on: March 24, 2023, 09:44:04 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 3-24-2023

https://youtu.be/_5v2wNWeb5c
This weeks important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
My Thanks to Avast for their support: https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc
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« Reply #6865 on: March 25, 2023, 01:30:27 PM »

Instagram "Shein Gift Card Scam" - It can happen to YOU

In yesterday's edition of the "Weekly Security News Roundup"
the section on the Must Read on the Avast Blog featured an article
by Luis Corrons who is a very knowledgeable Avast Security Evangelist on this very topic.
In this mornings Email, I receive this very well documented Scam email in my inbox.
Here are some of the screenshot I took to hopefully help you
be more aware that this could also be sent to you. Don't Fall for the Scam.


You are a winner if you place this email in the SPAM Folder.
You are a looser if you click on the button.
Paying attention to great advice helps you be aware of the dangers.
Ultimately, it's still up to you to follow that advice or not.
Stay safe. Dangers are all around us. Be aware and follow the advice offered.
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« Reply #6866 on: March 30, 2023, 03:38:13 AM »

6 Tricks That Won’t Secure Your Wi-Fi (And 6 That Will)

https://youtu.be/w-jua3xi4H4
There are a lot of Wi-Fi security tips that don't secure your Wi-Fi network against intrusion.
So, skip them and focus on the security-enhancing tips and tricks that do.
Thanks to Jason Fitzpatrick for his helpful article which prompted this video.
Please read his full article at: https://tinyurl.com/2ovgnb3m
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« Reply #6867 on: April 01, 2023, 12:48:13 AM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 3-31-2023

https://youtu.be/z24Zl1rjVsQ
This week's important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
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« Reply #6868 on: April 05, 2023, 11:58:31 PM »

A VPN Offers Protection Against The Eight Most Common Hacks

https://youtu.be/GpNghVISyGE
Your basic protection should include an Antivirus, a Firewall, a Password Manager, and a VPN.
I use Avast for my Antivirus, the Firewall that's part of Windows 11, Dashlane for my Password Manager,
and the Google One VPN. See the Video Show notes for the links mentioned in the video.
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« Reply #6869 on: April 07, 2023, 10:22:40 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w e 4-7-2023

https://youtu.be/1OMfGoy4-a0
This week's important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
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