Phishing is among the most common types of cyber-attacks that take place these days and is preferred by cyber-criminals for stealing sensitive and confidential user data. Such data may include valuable personal information such as login credentials, credit card details etc. which can cause severe personal or financial damage if
When you think of phishing attacks, you think about some hacker directly sending you a malicious email with the hope that you’ll trust them and click on a link or download a file. But, people are getting wise to phishing emails, because there’s plenty of phishing awareness training out there.
Cybercriminals once again made headlines this week causing service interruption, hacking into user accounts, tricking users to clicking on a fraudulent link in an email, and many more data breaches. The news was all over the place about the on-going cyber trends, including newspapers, news websites, and blogs. Hence, it
If you’re in the C-suite, you’d better get yourself some phishing protection. The hackers are coming after you, and they’re not going to stop because you’re just too lucrative a target. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, social engineering attacks were up last year against C-level executives.
Cybersecurity is paramount for any business in the digital age. Organizations are trying hard and spending millions of dollars in keeping themselves secure from any cybersecurity breach in their information systems. The cyber incidents take place every day causing significant loss to not only the reputation of the enterprise but
Phishing prevention that primarily depends on awareness training is doomed to fail. That’s the implication of the latest research conducted at Ruhr University Bochum and Münster University of Applied Sciences A team of researchers discovered several vulnerabilities in two technologies used for email authentication and verification: OpenPGP and S/MIME. The
The Russian meddling in 2016 US Presidential election is well known and is an example of how a state-sponsored social media campaign can provoke or amplify social and political disruptions in a country, but the most crucial part which is often overlooked in the entire episode is the scale of
QBot -also referred to as QakBot- is a polymorphic Trojan that has been designed to steal financial information from the computer devices it infects. A Trojan malware is one which has capabilities to replicate itself, but QBot is exceptional in the sense that this Trojan can undergo sophisticated modification to
Cyber expert James Fisher discovered a new phishing method he calls the “inception bar.” He named it after the movie Inception, and just like the movie, the phishing method traps you in a fake reality. You can see an example of how it works on his website. He discovered the
Phish protection technology is needed more than ever for fans of the wildly popular TV show Game of Thrones. Scammers are out there with official-looking websites trying to steal everything from personal information to credit card numbers. According to Checkpoint Research, “The fraudulent websites exploit the popularity of the brand