Tag: Phishing

16
May

How to Avoid a Common Email Hacking Threat

Despite Gen Y’s love for sending text messages, email is still the most common form of electronic communication, especially in the business world. So, the last thing that you want is to have your or an employee’s email to get compromised by a hacker. One common email hacking method is something called “spear phishing,” and…

15
May

2 New Russian Ransomware Scams – Warn Your Employees

From: CyberheistNews Check out their free phishing test at http://www.knowbe4.com/phishing-security-test/  Just in the last week, two new Ransomware scams were found in the wild. One scam accuses the end-user of copyright violation, as content was found on the victim’s PC and has been moved to an encrypted directory. To release the encrypted data, and to prevent…

14
May

Six Steps to Successful Security Awareness Training

Everyone in your office needs some type of Internet security training. But nobody ever really likes going to training sessions because they’re often kind of dull and discuss worst-case scenarios that people often doubt will ever occur. Of course, you know that these worst-case scenarios can and do occur all the time, and you want…

22
Feb

Small Businesses Largely Targeted by Cyber Criminals

Just because you run a small business don’t think you’re safe from hackers. On the contrary, your company is more likely to come under attack because it is small. Most small businesses’ systems are easily infiltrated, so more and more, cyber criminals are opting to attack them instead of large enterprises. Why are small businesses…

9
Jan

FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam

As your trusted IT support specialists we would like to make you aware of the following new malware based bank account scam going around the internet please read and be aware of the following alert from Network World: FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam FBI says ‘Gameover’ can steal usernames and passwords,…

16
Apr

Are Social Networks the New Front Line For Social Engineering?

The corporate sector is increasingly using Internet-based technologies, and cybercriminals have found ways to take advantage of corporate Canada’s adoption of social media and internet technologies. Using social networks and search engines, attackers are stealing intellectual corporate property which is more valuable than day-to-day financial and customer data by performing astutely crafted social engineering attacks. These attacks are mostly devised

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