Security researchers from PhishLabs have come across a new phishing trend that’s targeting mobile device owners exclusively, with „the highest proportion of attacks“ aimed at Facebook users.
Quelle: New Phishing Tactic Targeting Facebook Users Relies on Padding URLs with Hyphens
The consequences of getting hooked by a phishing attempt are dire.
Quelle: Don’t Take the Bait: Tips to Avoid Getting Phished
Immer mehr Menschen werden Opfer von Telefonbetrügern. Dabei missbrauchen Kriminelle vermehrt Informationen aus Social-Media-Profilen.
Quelle: Wie Telefonbetrüger Bankkonten kapern
Because social engineering is an evolving risk, conduct insurance policy reviews often to ensure that business clients are adequately protected should they fall victim to social engineering fraud.
Quelle: Humans: The weakest link in social engineering and cyber attacks
The market for automated credential stuffing tools is growing fast, thanks to a record number of breachs.
Quelle: Password Breaches Fueling Booming Credential Stuffing Business
Hackers are increasingly using social engineering scams to impersonate top executives and request transfers of funds or confidential employee information such as W-2 tax form information. Katherine Keefe, global head of BBR Services, offers 5 tips to help avoid being harpooned this tax seaso
Quelle: Cybersecurity – Five Tips to Avoid Being „Harpooned” This Tax Season
For many of us the term data breach conjures up images of a shadowy character in a dark hoodie — a nefarious criminal. But the more we understand about how data breach incidents originate and propagate the more likely we are to shift focus from outsider hackers to insider threats.
Quelle: Data Breach by Insiders: Three Key Steps to Keep Your Company Out of the Headlines
Online scams targeting credit unions and other financial institutions are evolving into social engineering.
Quelle: Social Engineering Scams Evolve & Threaten Financial Institutions
Just as tax season gets underway in earnest, the Internal Revenue Service put out a warning about what it called dangerous, evolving W-2 scams that are targeting corporations, school districts and other public and private concerns.
Quelle: IRS warns on ever-changing “dangerous W-2 phishing scam”
Value the employee, and they’ll understand your cybersecurity awareness
Quelle: Value the employee, and they’ll understand your awareness