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chain posted a topic in NewsCyber attack methods have evolved aggressively to become more targeted, more sophisticated, and more frequent. For this webinar we have distilled 5 of the most common and urgent problems that enterprises face, and will share our analysis of the issues and practical recommendations for addressing them within your own security program. Join Jack Danahy, SVP, Security, as he outlines steps to: Track and combat the evolving threat landscapeIncrease visibility and resistance at the attack surfaceBattle alert fatigue and the security talent shortageDefine a cyber-risk baseline and process for your security programhttps://www.alertlogic.com/resources/webinars/post-rsa-insights-five-recommendations-to-strengthen-your-security-program/?utm_medium=external&utm_source=The_Hacker_News&utm_campaign=5_Recommendations_to_Strengthen_Your_Security_Program_Webinar&utm_content=On_Demand_Promo
Here’s the current round-up of nine scams in the news… Although these scams are occurring in specific places, each of them can happen anywhere (so you aren’t safe just because you don’t live in Sioux Falls, SD, or New Zealand, etc.) And, just because a scam is on CraigsList, doesn’t mean it can’t — or won’t — happen on other sites. 1. Say No to *72 The scam: A terrible phone call to a Sioux Falls, SD, man tells him of a death in the family, asks him to call another number for details and to begin his cell phone call with the code *72. What this actually does is transfer all calls sent to the cell phone to the number the caller has given — the scammer’s own number. The scammer then gives your number to his buddies anywhere in the world and they can phone him via your cell, with you picking up the charges — and knowing nothing about it — until you get your bill. The solution: Don’t use the *72 or any other forwarding code to forward calls to a number you don’t know or recognize. You can enter *73 to clear call forwarding. (We’re not sure if *72 and *73 are the forwarding codes for all cell phones. Check your cell phone manual or talk to your carrier.) https://scambusters.org/scamlines.html