The Free Covid Testing Phishing Scam

Free Covid Testing - A Phishing Scam

( 3 min read ) A Major Phishing Campaign Is Coming Your Way, Promising Free Covid Testing As the government dips its toes into opening up the cities again, we see the Covid-19 cases fluctuate. On the one hand, people are eager to resume normal routine, but on the other, the number of rising cases is cautioning us the worst […]

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The Phone Provider Phishing Scam – What is it and how to prevent it?

The phone provider phishing scam

( 3 min read ) Don’t Trust Those Emails from Your Phone Providers In this age of ransomware and Emotet botnets, old-fashioned spear phishing attempts seemed to have faded into the background. But it has come into the news again. This time, it is targeting company executives with fake phone provider emails. If you’re a decision maker at your organization, […]

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You’ve Won An Award: Is It Really Just Good News In That Celebratory Email?

Award Winning Vanity Scam

( 4 min read ) Congratulations! You have won … a free phishing scam! Everybody loves to get recognition for their work. Even better if a forum/panel external to your organization is ready to applaud your work publicly by giving an award. There are awards and recognition in every field. There are excellence awards, guild awards, ‘XYZ of the year’ […]

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Watch Out! Public Health Group Officials Being Imitated For Phishing Campaigns

Public Health Group Scam

( 3 min read ) Public Health Group Officials Imitated for Sending Out Phishing Emails We have already covered Coronavirus Phishing Ruses in a previous blog. However, from a majority of the cases we study and have worked with, it has become clear the reason phishing attacks are successful is because the cybercriminal used a bait which resonated strongly with the victim’s emotional state. The […]

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Coronavirus Sparks A Series of Phishing Ruses

Coronavirus Phishing Ruses

( 3 min read ) Curb your instincts; don’t open emails just because they claim to contain news about the Coronavirus pandemic. We have already demonstrated in an earlier blog how empty of basic decency cybercriminals are. For them, pandemics and worldwide traumas are nothing more than fodder for sustaining their ill-intentioned campaigns. However, the purpose of this blog is […]

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Ransomware Delivers A Gut Punch To A Texas School District

Ransomware Attacks Texan School District

( 3 min read ) Ransomware: The most damaging malware? The exact magnitude of a malware attack is difficult to estimate. It depends on what sort of loss the person suffered. Losses incurred can include data loss, theft of sensitive personal information, and indirectly, credibility and trust when your customers get wind of the attack. But one unvarying commodity all […]

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Conversation Hijacking – The Latest Sneaky Phishing Technique

Conversation Hijacking

( 3 min read ) All About Conversation Hijacking One of the biggest yet age-old perils of technology is the theft of user data and internet scams. Phishing techniques are neither new nor uncommon. However, new and improved technology brings with it the challenges of even more advanced phishing techniques, making it harder for security companies to navigate privacy-related concerns. […]

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Using Artificial Intelligence To Battle Email Phishing

Artificial Intelligence Against Email Phishing

( 2 min read ) Artificial Intelligence: A possible way to go when it comes to Email Phishing The purpose with which email was so aggressively taken up for advancements itself makes it so prone to intrusion. Email is without doubt a powerful medium for commercial and to some extent personal communication. So, to facilitate its primary purpose, email security […]

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Formbook Malware spreading widely by clicking Microsoft URL shortcut files in your emails

Do not click Microsoft attachments from unknown senders Formbook

( 2 min read ) Be careful when you receive attachments to an email, it can be an entry point to Formbook Malware. Formbook malware mainly steals data from forms tracking keystrokes and form submissions, hence the name Formbook. It can also execute several commands on the victim’s machine from the attacker’s servers. It is widely being spread via malicious […]

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