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by Zach Fuller

Cyber-Crime Doesn’t Take a Holiday: Silent Sector Reminds You to Stay Vigilant This Season

The hustle and bustle of the holidays make them an ideal time for cyber-criminals to attack. Cybersecurity firms deal with increased threats during this season, and Silent Sector offers tips to protect your personal data and devices.

Zach Fuller, founding partner of Phoenix-based Silent Sector Cybersecurity Solutions, says, “We've seen a significant increase in breaches. Cyber criminals are compromising email accounts through the major cloud-based services people are used to using, then gaining administrative privileges to other accounts that the email was used to set up.”

Fuller reports that cyber-criminals are taking over cryptocurrency accounts, “changing the login so the owner loses access, then moving the funds to a different account. Due to the confidential design of cryptocurrencies, there is no effective recourse for the original account holder and little chance that they'll ever see their funds again.”

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