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November 24, 2021

Don’t save passwords to your browser

The text "Cybersecurity Tip of the Week"

Locally stored browser passwords were designed for ease and efficiency, but now are making it equally easy for criminals to take over your computer, files and network. New forms of ransomware steal passwords stored in web browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Criminals then have access to your network, a back door for future attacks and a means to lock up all your files and backups.

See our updated CTR Cyber page with guidance and tools for assessing your cybersecurity internal controls and additional Ransomware Preparedness and Mitigation resources. Please contact [email protected] with any incidents or suspected incidents of fraud or cyber threats.