Wednesday, May 16, 2018

FBI Releases Article on Digital Defense Against ID Theft

U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT

National Cyber Awareness System:

 

 

Original release date: May 16, 2018

FBI has released an article on building a digital defense against identify theft. FBI explains that the growing number of data breaches put more people at risk of becoming a victim of identity theft. However, implementing basic security practices can help users minimize their risk.

NCCIC encourages consumers to review the FBI Article and the following NCCIC Tips for more information:

 

FTC Promotes Privacy Awareness Week

U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT

National Cyber Awareness System:

Original release date: May 14, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an announcement promoting Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) May 14–18, 2018. PAW is an annual event fostering awareness of privacy issues and the importance of protecting personal information. This year’s theme, “From Principles to Practice,” focuses on privacy protection and online security for businesses and individuals.

NCCIC encourages consumers and organizations to review FTC’s post and these related NCCIC resources:

 

Windows malware opens RDP ports on PCs for future remote access

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-malware-opens-rdp-ports-on-pcs-for-future-remote-access/