College Reports that It Fell Victim to W-2 Phishing Scam

Just days after the IRS released its recent alert concerning W-2 phishing scams (which can be found here), the College of Southern Idaho (“CSI”) reported that it too has become a victim.

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Groundhog Day! W-2 Scams Reappear for 2017

The more things change, the more things stay the same, or so the adage goes.  Yesterday —which was very fitting for Groundhog Day —the IRS released a warning concerning the reappearance of phishing scams targeting W-2 information.  

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New York State Department of Financial Services Modifies and Delays Cyber Security Regulations

In response to the uniformly negative feedback it received from industry participants and interested parties, the New York State Department of Financial Services has modified its proposed cyber security regulations and delayed their start date by two months.

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FBI Asks You to Report Ransomware Attacks: Should You?

To pay or not to pay.  That has been the question in relation to ransomware, the pernicious and now ubiquitous attack that locks your systems and files, and demands ransom for the “key” to unlock them.  

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NIST Issues Mobile Threat Guidance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently released its guidance on the proliferation of mobile-related threats to network security.  NIST’s recent guidance can be found here:  http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/nistir-8144/nistir8144_draft.pdf.

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