Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | October 2018
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity is everyone’s shared responsibility today. How can you be proactive to protect your business and your home?  The answer:  Increase your understanding of dangers lurking on the internet and learn ways to better protect yourself. To help accomplish this, we’ve dedicated this month’s edition to all things Cybersecurity.
Here's How to Get Third Parties to Stop Reading Your Gmail

A letter from Google to lawmakers revealed that third-party app developers can access Gmail users' messages for ad targeting purposes -- as well as share the data with partners. 

5 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself Online
Every day, it seems we hear about a new internet scam, from Nigerian princes requesting a wire transfer of $10,000 to online dating catfishing . As helpful as the internet can be, such stories are worrisome. While the internet can sometimes seem like a jungle of a million different threats, you can take steps to protect yourself.

iPhone Users Beware

One of the oldest hacking scams is back and better than ever. The devices involved are mainly iPhones and other devices running on Apple OS systems. The hacking method may be old, but it’s been updated to include phone support scams as a sneaky way to get your sensitive data.

'OUCH!' The Security Awareness Newsletter
Email Oops, & How to Avoid Them
Email is still one of the primary ways we communicate, both in our personal and professional lives. However, we can often be our own worst enemy when using it.

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