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Protection against #Ransomware – how to prevent an infection.

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1. Never click on unsafe links: Avoid clicking on links in spam messages or on unknown websites. If you click on malicious links, an automatic download could be started, which could lead to your computer being infected.
2. Avoid disclosing personal information: If you receive a call, text message, or #email from an untrusted source requesting personal information, do not reply. #Cybercriminals who are planning a #Ransomware attack might try to collect personal information in advance,
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During a press conference today, Director Christopher Wray discussed how the #FBI can impose risk and consequences on #cybercriminals when we work with our national and international partners and the private sector. go.usa.gov/xejcC Director Christopher delivers remarks at a podium at the Jus
Wray: Today's announcement ... demonstrates our resolve in pursuing criminal enterprises that use ransomware to threaten our critical infrastructure, our public health and safety, and our economic vitality.
Wray: We immediately strategized with our interagency #partners and reached a carefully considered decision about how to help the most companies possible, both by providing the key and by maximizing our government’s impact on our adversaries.
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Director Christopher Wray will join our partners from @TheJusticeDept, @StateDept, and @USTreasury today at 12:30 p.m. EST to make several major cybercrime announcements. You can watch the press conference live at justice.gov/live.
The #FBI and our partners announced that Yaroslav Vasinskyi, a Ukrainian national, faces charges for allegedly launching ransomware attacks against multiple victims, including a July attack against information technology management company Kaseya. go.usa.gov/xebhZ Director Christopher Wray said, "The arrest of Yaroslav
On October 8, Polish authorities took custody of Vasinskyi in Poland, where he remains pending proceedings to secure his extradition to the U.S.
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During a virtual meeting with the Economic Club of New York, Director Christopher Wray stressed how public-private #partnerships help the #FBI combat criminal and national security cyber threats like ransomware and intellectual property theft. go.usa.gov/xexyy Image
Wray: Today’s #cyber threats are more pervasive ... than ever before. ... We’re investigating over a hundred #ransomware strains today, and their impact has been growing. ... But if there’s one thing the FBI understands, it’s taking down criminal enterprises.
Wray: Our strategy centers on prevention and disruption—hitting hackers before they attack or before their intrusions can cause major harm. … Actors, infrastructure, and money are all important individually, but we achieve the biggest impact when we disrupt all three together.
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An online Panel Discussion on 'Cyber Frauds in Customs'
was organized by @AhmedabadDgts and @NacinVadodara today

Customs never make a call to people and demand for money, stated eminent panelists in a bid to raise awareness among citizens
Customs officials do not make calls and ask for instant money or ask for settlement. People receiving such calls from fraudsters should report it to the local police station or register a complaint in cybercrime.gov.in

: Brijesh Singh, IG, Maharashtra Police

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Once a consignment is sent through a pvt. courier agency/@IndiaPostOffice, it's their job to get the documentation done, pay customs duty and complete the clearance process. No need to approach Customs, likewise they will also not approach you: Addl. Commissioner(Customs), Mumbai
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We are LIVE tweeting the keynote address by @BradSmi. Join us using #Raisina2021 #RaisinaDialogue
.@BradSmi: We often see nation state #cyberattacks that identify and develop new attack vectors, which are then pursued by #cybercriminals often for #ransomware that is putting at risk institutions we all rely on #Raisina2021
.@BradSmi: We also have 21st century digital arms merchants – companies that work contractually for govts. to create the code govts. want to put to work – adding to the risk situation #Raisina2021
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1 of 8: On our journey to a #ZeroTrust #cybersecurity model, @Akamai is helping customers get there with us. How many of these 7 steps are you taking to adapt to a world of #ZeroTrust? (thread follows)
1. Provide users with application-only access, not network access—on a need-to-know basis, based on user identity, device posture, authentication and authorization
2. Eliminate the ever-growing list of holes punched in your firewall that expose your network infrastructure to the public internet. If malicious actors can’t find your network, they can’t attack it.
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