A week in security (January 11 – January 17)

A roundup of the past week’s breaking security news, from January 11 to January 17th.

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Cybercriminals want your cloud services accounts, CISA warns

CISA has issued a warning about several recent successful cyberattacks against various organizations’ cloud services

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Get a head start on defending against tax scams

We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.

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Lock and Code S1Ep21: Lesson planning your school’s cybersecurity with Doug Levin

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Doug Levin, founder of the K12 cybersecurity resource center , about how schools can plan for a cybersecure 2021.

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November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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Black Friday 2020: How to shop safely online

With the promise of a mostly online Black Friday 2020, we offer up some tips for keeping yourself safe over the upcoming sales frenzy.

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A week in security (November 9 – November 15)

In this week in security (November 9 – November 15), we look at RegretLocker, the future of IoT cybersecurity, and far more.

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Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack

Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.

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