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Here's How A Nigerian Email Scammer Stole Millions from US Businesses Before The FBI Finally Caught Him.

"I am a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation
(“FBI”), and have been so employed since approximately March 2015...I primarily investigate cyber-enabled fraud and business email compromise (“BEC”) schemes," that's how the FBI's criminal complaint against Ray "Hushpuppi" Abbas begins. Abbas is the Nigerian man accused of participating in a massive email scam operation targeting US businesses. 

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Most Common Cyber Attacks Targeting Small Businesses in 2020

Did you know that 43% of all cyber crime is directed towards small businesses? This is due to a number of factors, but mainly because a majority of small businesses still refuse to take a proactive approach when it comes to cybersecurity. As long as SMBs are willing to sit back and allow hackers to target them, the number of attacks on small businesses are only going to continue to increase. 

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How Companies Save Thousands With The Right Cybersecurity Strategy.

54% of companies will be increasing their cybersecurity spend this year, but if they don't pay attention to this one money saving tip--they could be allocating funds in the wrong place. Read on to discover the secret to saving money with the right cybersecurity strategy. 

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Fake Social Media and Amazon Phishing Scams to Watch Out For

Fake email notifications are one of the common attacks hackers use to target small to midsize businesses with phishing attacks. These fake security emails are meant to try to scare you into taking action with messages like “Your account will be suspended in 24 hours.”

These attacks rely on getting you to believe these messages were actually sent from the real platform. 

Because of social engineering efforts, hackers are getting much better at mimicking the tone and word choice companies use to alert their customers. Which means that readers must take extra precautions in order to not get duped. Let's look at a few recent examples of this. 

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How To Protect Against A Data Breach In 2020 - 3 Often Overlooked Ways.

Companies like Equifax and Marriott faced expensive consequences in 2019 for the data breaches they suffered. Here's how to avoid being the next victim facing serious legal and recovery fees. 

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