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Death in the Family Online Scam

February 25, 2015 by in knowbe4.com

A new online scam targets those still grieving from the death of a loved one.

SpearPhish Attack Nets $17M in 3 Days

February 11, 2015 by in knowbe4.com

A 120 year old company was targeted by a spear-phishing attack that netted $17.2 million.

Cyber Criminals Prey on Parent’s Fears

February 03, 2015 by in knowbe4.com

Beware of a new phishing scam – disguised as a warning to parents about child predators in the ‘area’.

FBI Warns of Ransomware Wire Transfer Scam

January 26, 2015 by in knowbe4.com

The FBI is warning of a Chinese cyber mafia run ransomware scam.

Is Extortionware the Next Big Threat?

January 06, 2015 by in The Pit Blog

Does the next wave of malware involve something far more personal than money/ransom?

New Ransomware Replicates Itself

December 08, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

A new form of Ransomware is now capable to replicating itself.

Avoid These Holiday Scams

December 02, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

The holiday scam calendar is stuffed with malware packed emails targeted at online shoppers.

User Friendly Ransomware

November 19, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

A new flavor of Ransomware leads with a ‘friendly’ offer.

White House Computers Hacked by Russians

November 04, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

An unclassified White House network has been compromised by hackers thought to be associated with the Russian government.

Ransomware Horror Story

October 21, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Ransomware hits admin workstation and kills 7 servers.

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