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CyberTip: How to avoid phishing scams

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Extort the victim: asking for financial compensation in exchange for not disclosing the information obtained.

Get popularity: give themselves the credit of having been able to achieve it and ridicule the victim

is the act of revealing identifying information about someone online, such as their real name, home address, workplace, phone, financial, and other personal information. That information is then circulated to the public — without the victim's permission.

The answer is usually no: doxing tends not to be illegal, if the information exposed lies within the public domain, and it was obtained using legal methods. That said, depending on your jurisdiction, doxing may fall foul of laws designed to fight stalking, harassment, and threats.

BOOKS

Cybersecurity for Beginners: 25 MOST COMMON SECURITY THREATS

What do Hollywood celebs, billionaire hedge fund managers, affluent families and individuals all have in common? Their stature and success makes them enticing targets for fraud, theft, and other cybercrime.

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DEFINITIONS

IoT

The term Internet of things (often abbreviated to IoT) is used to describe everyday objects that are connected to the Internet and are able to collect and transfer data automatically

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ENTERTAINMENT

Insurance Journal – EP. 10

Cyber attacks can strike any individual or business at any time, but on this episode of the Insuring Cyber Podcast, Insurance Journal's Elizabeth Blosfield spoke with two guests about one particular segment of the population that can prove to be a lucrative target for cyber criminals: the high-net-worth space.

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