SA business loses $1.5m to targeted phishing scam

Police issue warning about bank account change notices. The SA Police has issued a warning to companies after a local business was scammed out of $1.5 million by offshore attackerss masquerading as a supplier, having obtained sensitive business information through a targeted phishing campaign. South Australian police suspect the scammers…

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Will Cisco Systems Buy These 2 Security Companies?

FireEye and Imperva could be lucrative takeover targets for the networking giant. Networking equipment giant Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) generates nearly half of its revenue from routers and switches — two highly commoditized, slow growth markets. Its routing revenue fell 4% last year as its switching revenue stayed flat. IDC also reports…

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Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services & Fairfield County Bank host cyber security & fraud prevention events

Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services and Fairfield County Bank hosted two local events educating customers on the potential threats of cybersecurity fraud. The speakers from Fairfield County Bank included Donald McGran Jr., Security Advisor, and Stephen Wooters, Executive Vice President, Digital Payments. The final speaker, Jeff Welsch is a Senior…

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Homeland security starts at our keyboards

Here’s one of those too-good-to-be-true offers — except it’s true. Small businesses can get access to free tools to help keep their computer data — and their customers’ information — secure. Those tools are found on the website of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or DHS. Owners of some…

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New cybersecurity program at Buffalo Public Schools

BUFFALO, N.Y.(WKBW) – On Thursday, Delaware North and the Buffalo Public Schools announced the launch of a partnership for a cyber-security curriculum for the school district. The Buffalo based hospitality company’s information technology department is working with B.P.S. to launch a 4-year learning program. This program would give students at…

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