FTC Now Offers More Cybersecurity Advice for Small Businesses

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If you own a small business, you know it’s critical to protect your business from cyber threats. On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission launched new cybersecurity resources for small businesses – you’ll find them at FTC.gov/SmallBusiness. — This article is from the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Information blog. Rosario Méndez is an attorney in the FTC Division of Consumer and Business Education. What better time to check out these new resources than now — it’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and this week’s theme is cybersecurity at work. This new national cybersecurity education campaign grew out of discussions we had last year with small business owners across the country about cybersecurity challenges.

Federal Trade Commission: ‘Change Your Twitter Password. Now.’

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You may have heard the recent news that Twitter discovered a bug that stored passwords “unmasked” in an internal log. What does this mean? If you are a Twitter user, your password could be exposed. Twitter says that there are no signs of a breach or misuse by anyone currently, but it’s still a good idea to change your password. Did you use the same password for other accounts?