UIPD warn students against recent “sextortion” and IRS scams

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Some students have fallen victim to two popular scams targeting the Champaign-Urbana area. Two increasingly common internet and phone scams in the area have University of Illinois police cautioning students against engaging in conversation with strangers. Three students have fallen The…

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IRS warns of recent tax scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Congress did approve a $290 million budget hike for the IRS, but that money is going to be used to improve customer-service issues – not tax compliance and enforcement, reports USA Today. The best way to check the status of a…

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TalkTalk Customers Data Compromised By Recent, Massive Cyber Attack!

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Telecommunications company TalkTalk has been hacked recently. Customer data seems to have been stolen, but the exact details have not yet been determined. The obvious step for the customers now is to login the account and to change their password. However,…

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Huge recent hack attack said to target mainly Israeli servers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new round of hacking attacks is being directed specifically against Israel, cyber-security giant Check Point believes. The exploit, which uses infected Microsoft Word documents to insert malicious code into a user’s computer, “appears to be politically motivated, instigated against a…

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