Jack’s Hacks: Volume 1
This month Jack focuses on Microsoft’s latest cloud outage, how cybercriminals can use ChatGPT to create better phishing and social engineering attacks on consumers and businesses, how scammers are using tax season to get valuable consumer data and more.
How to protect yourself from tax season scams
Around the world, tax scams cost taxpayers millions of dollars. Learn how to protect yourself from increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals and scammers during tax season.
Romance scams are costing consumers $1 Billion + per year
Romance scammers will go to any lengths to defraud unsuspecting people. Here’s the warning signs of a romance scam.
10 online safety tips to prioritize in 2023
Practice our 10 recommended online safety tips to protect you and your family’s online safety
New year new password: why password hygiene should top your 2023 resolutions list
Cyberthreats are borderless and today’s consumers and businesses have a higher chance of becoming the victim of cybercrime rather than experiencing physical losses due to a flood or a fire.
Gift card scams are on the rise among consumers
Gift card scams are on the rise and cost North Americans at least $148 million in the first 9 months of 2021. Here’s our advice on how you can prevent and resolve these types of scams as they happen — and how to keep your finances safe.
Reducing the risk of RDP brute force attacks
RDP brute force attacks are commonly used by hackers targeting remote working employees, and this new control will make brute forcing much harder.
How to Protect Yourself from Tax Season Scams
Tax season can be a stressful time for many Canadians and while scams are prevalent year-round, there is often a greater proliferation during tax time. Hackers are waiting for you to slip up so they can steal your personal information, money and identity.
5 crisis communications tips that work
Those that have been confronted with this reality realize that responding to a cyber attack is very different from other types of corporate crisis – strong and clear communication from the front line becomes vital.
Don’t let your guard down on long weekends
The annual Labour Day long weekend starts today in Canada and the U.S. Time to kick off your shoes and relax, right? Not for IT departments.
Ransomware – worse than Kryptonite?
This period of history is not the first time the very essence of humanity has been challenged by a pandemic. In the Superman Comics, do you remember when Lex Luthor buries Superman under a mountain of kryptonite? ‘Krypton Virus X’ to be clear.
How to cyber protect WFH employees
Protecting employees in the new age of work-from-anywhere is the new HR challenge. In this blog, we share how one Canadian HR team stepped up to the challenge with Cyberboxx Employee Edition.
Are we facing ‘digital overload’?
More than a year into the pandemic, many of us and our colleagues are ‘plugged to our screens’ everyday. Is this leading to a ‘digital overload’ in our industry?
You have The Force to help with cyber
We see insurance brokers as having ‘the force’ – the ability to arm their clients with the ‘know-how’ to stay ahead of cyber attacks – especially when it comes to ransomware attacks.
When clients want cheap cyber insurance.
Cyber insurance is the last vital line of defence for your clients. It won’t be as novel as ‘Sharks With Laser Beams Attached To Their Heads” but it may be useful.
Cyber Response for business with Hackbusters
Jack Brooks, Head of BOXX Hackbusters™, shares some insights on how to best prevent your business from a cyber attack.
Employees need a masterclass in cyber security
As children return to school this week, many parents are heading back to their place of work.
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