The 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) broke down the cyber security threats the world faced last year. Not only will we discuss some key features, but also ways to mitigate each threat. 73% of Malware Attacks were Distributed via Phishing Attacks Emails with malicious intent, or phishing emails, proved to be the method of […]
DarkHotel Hackers Find New Ways to Trick Users According to BleepingComputer, an old hacking group deemed DarkHotel is back with a few new tricks up their sleeves. The group first began targeting high level executives in 2011. The cyber criminals would wait for these individuals to connect to a hotel’s WiFi and trick them into downloading […]
How to Identify Phishing Attacks Phishing attacks are skyrocketing. Before you fall victim to the next malicious email, complete these steps before clicking on attachments or links: Always check who the email is from. Simply check the “From” address to be sure it is legitimate. Also, check the reply to address. There are times the […]
USPS Phishing Attack Spreading Like Wildfire A new phishing attack is spreading around the nation. Graham Cluley reported, the email being distributed is a fake USPS email which claims the victims have a package that needs to be picked up. The email states they must review the “shipping label” and schedule a pick-up time by […]
Phishing Attack Hits Bloomington Public Schools – Minnesota Star Tribune reported an estimated 2,800 current and former Bloomington Public School employees has their private information stolen after a malicious email scam tricked a school employee to send the information to hackers. The phishing scam requested for all of the 2016 W-2s to be sent to a specific […]
Hackers are currently targeting business of all sizes in the latest round of phishing campaigns. The way the social engineering attack works is emails are sent to employees with PDF attachments, claiming to have “secure or protected documentations”. Unlike many cases in the past, these PDFs do not have malware embedded in them. Instead, they […]
MediaPro recently conducted a survey focusing on cyber security, which included eight specific security scenarios. The survey was completed by 1,000 U.S. employees. After completion of the survey, it was determined only 12% of the respondents have enough cyber security awareness to prevent privacy issues or a cyber attack. It was also determined, based on the […]
A recent study by Duo Security showed a third of employees clicked on malicious email links, leaving the company waiting for an attack…
Free test to phish your own employees.
Research by KnowBe4 shows that men were more likely to click on phishing emails then women.
Another company has lost millions in a phishing scam engineered with a fake email from the CEO.
The cyber-mafia will surely target 4 million Federal employees victimized by the recent hack.
Those designing phishing scams know that the promise of nude celebrity photos will be too much resist.
The corporate giant has made a special effort to warn the public about a new email phishing scam.
It only takes about a minute or less to get hacked via a phishing attack.. Fortunately, you can protect yourself. Follow these tips.
In addition to .com, .net, and the like, it’s now possible to purchase custom generic top-level domains. I’ll review what this means and why it’s cause for concern.
A new, tricky phishing scam has been making the rounds throughout the Internet as of late and our friends at KnowBe4 have released a special bulletin warning their customers about this scam.
Our engineers over at the AV Labs have spotted recently a deluge of spam about a “traffic ticket”
By Bill Pytlovany
Last week a serious failure in storing names and Email occurred due to a security flaw by a company name Epsilon. This may be the largest failure in protecting names and Email in my lifetime. Epsilon is trying to downplay this failure by claiming it only lost 2% of its database
The weekly roundup of top stories from the GFI Labs Blog – including news of a distressed traveler scam, Nigerian phishing scam, fake free VPN and .edu forum spam..
Digital Gangsters and Scams
Bits from Bill: Malware Strongholds
Tip: PC Process Explorer
Tip: Control Panel Add-Ons
Tip: Build Your Own PC
New Survey: Drivers
Survey Results: Do You Know Your PC?
Research: Floating Point Pas
Just when you thought it was safe to click …
The days when a bored teenager would hatch a virus in his basement – just to prove he could – and start the epidemic using a 3.5-inch floppy are long gone.
Even spyware – with its Big-Brother-like, harassing approach to get you to buy things – seems to have waned in the face of fury from consumers and Congress.
Beware of Phishing Scams by Rob Cheng There is a growing menace on the Internet called phishing. In simple terms, phishing can be defined as using fraudulent emails and web sites to trick you into revealing passwords and user names. The scary part is that phishing is becoming a growing and thriving industry. AntiPhishing.org reported […]