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Top attacks on industrial machines in 2020

COVID-19 shut down many things in 2020, but industrial machines kept rolling. So did cyber attackers, who didn’t let work-from-home rules keep them from attacking-from-home, too. Here’s a look at some of the big attacks and threats to industrial machines — also called operational technology or OT — in 2020. Watch here: The New Year Begins

The best gift you can get yourself this year

You want to “treat yourself” this year, like characters Donna and Tom in the popular show Parks and Rec? Then treat yourself to this — what some cybersecurity experts say is the best gift you can get — if you don’t already have one. A password manager. It can make you safer, happier and free

Watch out for fake COVID vaccines for sale online

For some, it would be a stress reliever. Maybe even a lifesaver. Instead of waiting for months to get your COVID-19 vaccination, buy it online now. Have your doctor give you the injection and you’re good to go, right? No. Internet ads offering you COVID vaccines are fake, according to a warning from Europol, Europe’s law

Catch of the Week — December

Chances are you’re not seeing your friends and family as much as you’re used to this year. And cyber crooks think you’ll be itching to make a connection during the holidays. If not, they’ll try to intimidate you into giving up crucial info. Here’s how. Watch here: Let’s Connect You’ve got another meeting today. You’re already ‘Zooming,’

Look out for these 4 top threats while shopping online this year

Cyber crooks know you’re willing to open your digital wallet a little more quickly this time of year. And since COVID may be keeping us closer to home, more people will be shopping online. Here are four of the top threats heading your way this year — and how to avoid them. 1. Emails &

How NOT to do security at a power plant

You’ve heard of cybersecurity best practices. Here are some of the worst practices — seemingly small, often overlooked, but carrying big risks. They turn up at plants and factories, as well as organizations of every kind. Watch here: You Had One Job “You had one job” memes can be funny. We love to chuckle at

How attackers sneak poisonous email into your inbox

Attackers don’t always have direct access to your email. Some systems have filters that root out phish and spam. But attackers are trying to game the gateway to sneak in. Watch here:   Slipping Through Your email system may have a gateway — an email security gateway — that decides if messages show up in your inbox or

Catch of the Week – November

Here are some of the popular phishing scams on their way to your phone or inbox this week. Phishing is one of the top ways attackers get into your life and cause trouble. This time, they’re back with a tricky new email about your COVID test results. Watch here: Tricky New Email  Security company Cofense says