Conn. auto dealership tests employees with fake email scam

Conn. auto dealership tests employees with fake email scam


JUNE IS NATIONAL INTERNET SAFETY MONTH.ONE CONNECTICUT AUTO DEALERSHIP IS GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND TO MAKE SURE THIER CUSTOMERS DATA IS YOSAFE AND SECURE.NEWS 8 ANCHOR SCOTT MCDONNELL SHOWS US THIER LATEST TRAINING OTEXERCISE. XE3 COMPUTER HACKERS ARE SAVVY.A CYBER ATTACK CAN CAUSE HAVOC FOR COMPANIES WITH ONE CLICK OF A MOUSE.I FOUND A CONNECTICUT E BUSINESS GETTING PROACTIVE TO “PREVENT” PERSONAL DATA FROM BEING STOLEN. 3 HOFFMAN AUTO GROUP IS ONE OF CONNECTICUT LARGEST AUTO DEALERSHIPS…WITH LOTS OF CUSTOMERS… COMES LOTS OF PERSONAL DATA AND ERINFORMATION CHRISSY PAKUTKA – DIR. BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY /// BU1:37:26 FIRST OF ALL OUR SLOGAN IS DRIVEN BY TRUST – SO OUR CUTOMERS NEED TO TRUST UST SO THEY TEAMED UP WITH I-T AND CYBERST SECURITY EXPERTS AT THE KELSER CORPORATION (NATS)AND THE TIMING IS RIGHT- KELSER HAS SEEN MORE AND MORE COMPANIES FALL VICTIMS TO CYBER HACKS – CROOKS STEALING INFO AND HOLDING VITAL DATA HOSTAGE FOR RANSOM – MATT KOZLOSKI – KELSER CORP /// NS36:22:16 THE ATTACKS ARE BECOMING MORE FREQUENT – WHATS HAPPENIGN S THE PEOPLE WHO ARE SENDIGN THE PHISHING EMAILS AND ASTUFF LIKE THAT TO GET PEOPLE TO CLIKC ON THINGS AND DO BAD THINGS IS ALOS SPHISITACED TOO SO KELSER PLAYED THE ROLE OF CYBER HACKERS CHRISSY PAKUTKA – DIR. BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY /// 1:34:59 WE WANTED TO MAKE SURE THAT WE WERE SECURE AND WOULDNT HAVE AN ISSUEAND HOFFMAN MADE THEMSELVES THAT ANTARGETA FAKE CYBER ATTACK – THROUGH A PHISHING EMAILIVEW /// 1:43:45 THERE IT IS ITS JUST LIKE A HACKER WOULD SEND….COMING FROM AN EMPLOYEE YOU KNOW – USALLY A BOSS – THAT LOOKS AND FEELS REALMATT KOZLOSKI – KELSER CORP./// 36:36:04 ATTACKERS ARE USING TOOLS LIKE LINKDEN,. TO FITURE OUT WHO IS WHERE -THEY DO A TON OF RESEARCH BEFORE HAND THAT THEY SEND OUTUSUALLY THEY ARE URGENT…PLAYING TO EMOTION COMPLETE WITH THE LOGO AND SIGNATURE OF CHRISSY – READING…….EXPANATION OF THE EMAIL /// 47:21:12 JUST SENT ME AN EMAILTH STATING THEY COULD HAVE POTENTIAL SECUIRTY BREACH AND THAT EVERYONE SHOULD CHANGE THERE PASSWORD – PLEASE DO THIS AS SOON AS POSSIBLETHEY SENT IT OUT TO EMPLOYESS…….AND WAIT CHRISSY PAKUTKA – DIR. BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY /// 1:35:17 IT WAS EXCITING IN THE GYSENSE THAT WE WANTED TO SEE E WHERE WE WERE – VULBERABLE AND T ALSO A LITTLE FEARFUL BECAUSE WE DIDNT KNOW ‘FIRST RESULTS COUPLE HOURS SE IF HERE’IT DIDNT TAKE LONG ………CHRISSY PAKUTKA – DIR. BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY /// 1:35:38 MY EMAIL AND PHONES STARTED BLOWING UPSOME ASKED QUESTIONS…WHICH WAS GOOD…. OTHERS….TOOK THE BAITCHRISSY PAKUTKA – DIR. BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY 1:39:03 IT WAS MORE THAN ANTICPATED THATS D FOR SURE IN A REAL SCENERIO…THE HACKER WOULD HAVE ACCESS TO ALL THE COMPANIES FILES…. CHRISSY PAKUTKA – DIR. BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY /// 1:35:53 THEN I HAD A FEW THAT SAID I CLICK THE LINK NOW I HAVE A BLUE SCREEN – NOW WHAT BUT THANKFULLY THIS IS A TEACHABLE EEMOMENTIVEW /// 1:44:03 YOU MENTIONED THERE ARE SOME RED FLAGS RIGHT? RIGHT RIGHT THERE ARE THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR – EXPANATION OF THE EMAIL //// 47:34:52 THE CATCH HERE IS THAT IT WOULD BE UNUSUAL FOR THSOMEONE TO RESET A PASSWORD OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT – UNSOLICITED IN AN EMAIL LESSONS LEARNED FOR HOFFMANS EMPLOYESS – WITH MORE TRAINING TO HELP IDENTIFY HACKS LIKE THIS…..(NATS)ALL IN AN EFFFORT – TO MAKE THIER CUSTOMERS DATA…..SAFERSCOTT MCDONNELL – NEWS 8

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