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Cyber Threats Related to the Philippines Typhoon Disaster

by Safety Net November 15, 2013 in Security Copy Link

natural disasterAfter a natural disaster, phishing email scams and websites requesting donations for bogus charitable organizations often begin to appear. These emails may contain links or attachments which direct you to phishing or malware-laden websites. The recent Philippines Typhoon disaster is no exception.

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US CERT), which is part of the Department of Homeland Security, leads the effort to improve the nation’s cyber security posture and proactively manages cyber risks.

The US CERT encourages the following measures to protect you from these types of attacks:

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