September 19, 2019

3 Most common freight forwarding scams and how to avoid them

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From Excelsior Hiring freight forwarders is definitely one of the most needed essentials of any business owners looking to ship their products abroad. Their skills and expertise in logistics are proven to be extremely useful in making all of the requirements involved with transporting goods from one place to another much easier to bear. However, […]

Making the most out of audio and voice

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As audio-enabled smart speaker devices have seen a sharp rise in popularity this year, there are definite opportunities to monetize and reach wider audiences. By Sahar Amer From Reuters Community he popularity of using smart speakers is growing at a similar pace to the use of mobile phones. The International News Media Association (INMA) report, Audio […]

Best practices to stay safe online

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Staying safe online doesn’t just apply to your home anymore, if you’re a business owner you have to treat your business office like your home. Take the right precautions, then you won’t have to bring your work worries home. Not only does this protect your business, it also protects your employees, and customers who have […]

Developing threats in mobile phishing

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Over the past recent years, the mobile technology landscape has seen an upsurge of attack targeted at popular apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and even Google Play. And with more and more companies leveraging mobile devices in their workspace, the concern for mobile security has now become a hot topic in the business sector. One […]

Cryptomining supply chain attack hits Government websites

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From Wordfence In the past 24 hours, Security researcher Scott Helme discovered that a third party accessibility plugin called ‘Browsealoud’ had their servers compromised. The plugin relies on a website including Javascript in their content in order to work. This compromise resulted in over 4,000 websites serving up cryptomining malware. The malware uses site visitor […]

You’re gonna need some help recognizing this phishing scam

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By COLIN DAILEDA From Mashable How do you spot a phishing scam when the URL looks perfectly legit? An old phishing technique has recently popped back up in the news, and it has the potential to fool some folks no matter how many times they inspect a URL for typos. Phishing works like this: Some […]

Fake news experts share 7 tips to separate fact from fiction

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By Mark Abadi From Business Insider With fake news lurking around every corner of social media, it seems more difficult than ever to separate fact from fiction. No one is more aware of that than news literacy professors, who teach the critical-thinking skills necessary to evaluate any piece of journalism. We spoke with three news […]

Cayman Islands to accept revised format of STCW endorsements

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From Safety4Sea The Maritime Authority of the Cayman Island has issued a shipping notice on revising format of “STCW endorsements”. Under the provisions of STCW I/2.5, the Cayman Islands accepts seafarers holding a Certificate of Competency issued by certain other Administrations for service onboard Cayman Islands ships. Such a Certificate of Competency is recognized as […]

Malware developers hide in plain sight in online sandboxes

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By Michael Kassner From TechRepublic Online sandbox services are an interesting concept. Individuals who suspect that a file or URL may be malicious can upload the file or URL to the portal of a malware analysis service, and in short order receive an answer. Anubis, Malwr (Figure A), and VirusTotal are examples of such a service. […]

Gmail ending? Google starts migrating users

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By Gordon Kelly From Forbes Something rather interesting is happening at the Gmail.com domain right now. Google has started notifying users of its experimental ‘Inbox By Gmail’ service that this has replaced their Gmail account… The pop-up appears when Inbox users login and states “Thanks for trying Inbox! To make it easier we’ve updated Gmail […]