Category: Phishing

Email security, Phishing

Protecting your email against phishing attacks

July 19, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Email is one of the most popular ways people stay in touch, for both at work and at home. One report found that there were 205 billion emails sent every day in 2015 – and this is expected to rise […]


SMS Phishing induces victims to photograph its own token card

July 17, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

Today I faced quite an unusual SMS phishing campaign here in Brazil. A friend of mine received an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank asking him to update his registration data through the given URL. Otherwise, he could have […]


11 tips to prevent phishing

July 10, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Most of us have clicked on an email that seemed legitimate, but wasn’t. Here are our top phishing prevention tips for best technology practices, employee education and social media smarts. 3 ways to stop 95-99 percent of spear-phishing attempts 1. […]


Something’s phishy: How to detect phishing attempts

June 27, 2017

Via: Malwarebytes

Dear you, It appears you need to update your information. Click here to tell us all your secrets. No really, it’s totally safe. We’re not going to steal your identity, we swear. If only phishing attempts were that obvious. Instead, […]


The Enemy Within: Identifying Insider Threats in Your Organization

June 22, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Security professionals and managers are increasingly concerned that the leading information security risk to organizations comes from within. But despite the sinister overtones of this problem, insider threats are associated more with accidents and oversights than malicious actors. The danger […]


Spear Phishing Campaign Targets Palestinian Law Enforcement

June 21, 2017

Via: Security Week

Palestinian law enforcement agencies and other targets within Palestine were targeted in a spear phishing campaign delivering malware to remotely control infected systems, Talos researchers reveal. The actor behind this campaign “has appeared to have used genuine documents stolen from […]

Malware, Phishing, Spam

Corporate email addresses receive four times more malware than personal ones

June 13, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Cyber-attacks cost companies millions of euros each year. A high price to pay which, according to a study conducted by Google’s Research Team, is not only due to the growing sophistication of the strategies and tools used by cyber-crooks, but […]

Hacker, Phishing

How End-User Devices Get Hacked: 8 Easy Ways

June 12, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Security experts share the simplest and most effective methods bad guys employ to break into end-user devices. Phishing “Phishing is still the easiest way to compromise a user,” says Ragan. Spear phishing hits specific users with a malicious attachment; for […]

Cyber warfare, Phishing

FBI: 8 Steps to Prevent Phishing Attacks

June 2, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The FBI has published tips for companies to protect themselves from the onslaught of phishing attacks slamming companies nationwide. Most of the bureau’s suggestions touch on the way employees respond to unsolicited emails coming into their inbox, whether it appears to […]

Malware, Phishing, Vulnerabilities

Relying on Data to Mitigate the Risk of WordPress Website Hijacking

May 30, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

One of the most common methods cybercriminals use to deliver phishing and malware to unsuspecting users is compromising legitimate websites, such as those hosted on WordPress, to house their own malicious content for free. The URLs of compromised sites used […]