State officials warn of potential cybercrime, social media scams associated with Hurricane Dorian

Cybercriminals take advantage of natural disasters such as hurricanes to solicit personal information and to take advantage of vulnerable infrastructures, disaster victims and volunteers by using social engineering techniques like phishing. Be aware of social media posts asking for donations through a personal mobile payment app, or wire transfers and not through a verified charity or federal aid organization.
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Cybercrime Support Network Announces New Strategic Partnership With My Computer Works, Inc.

This new partnership with My Computer Works, Inc. will give individuals who visit FraudSupport.org exclusive access to reliable, trustworthy technical support. Individuals will receive a free consultation with one of their experts, which could include an assessment and diagnostic scan. In addition, My Computer Works, Inc. will provide cost-effective services to those who need further support, such as removing malware, spyware, and viruses.
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Cybercrime: the numbers

One thing that’s clear is that businesses of all shapes and sizes are at risk. Sixty-one per cent of large firms experienced a breach over the past year and with serious financial consequences. Smaller firms and charities were also frequently targeted, many of them less well-equipped to cope. This is why cyber insurance is increasingly important and the statistics in our chart on the opposite page reflect that.
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