Beware of This Fake Amazon Email Offering You a Promotional Credit

If Amazon emails you offering free money, definitely question its legitimacy and check for signs of phishing.<p>In all of our dreams, a …

Customer Service

6 Security Training Hacks to Increase Cyber IQ Org-Wide

Move beyond generic, annual security awareness training with these important tips.<p>3 of 7<p>Put Training to the Test<p>It's not good enough simply to train …


Bitmain announces its next generation, 7 nm BM1391 ASIC to power its cryptocurrency miners

7 Nanometer

There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security

Remember "cybersecurity"?<p>Mysterious hooded computer guys doing mysterious hooded computer guy .. things! Who knows what kind of naughty digital …


Beware of new "TV Licence" refund scam

FRAUDSTERS are targeting people by sending emails telling people they can claim a TV Licence renewal.<p>The emails are branded with the TV Licensing …


Back to the ol' spam-fighting drawing board

Pilot fish returns from an extended holiday weekend to find his inbox full of spam -- and for once, dozens of the messages seem to be related.<p>"I was …


Say "Ah!" A closer look at phishing in the healthcare industry | SC Media

<b>How resilient is healthcare to phishing?</b><p>Healthcare is a favorite – and profitable – target for cyberattacks. If you work for a healthcare company, or …

Health Care Industry

Account takeover attacks ramping up, leading to explosion of phishing

ATO attacks steal a person's credentials and use them to send emails from their account, according to a recent Barracuda Networks report.<p>Account …


Cyber security: Your boss doesn't care and that's not OK anymore

Hacking and data breaches are an ongoing threat, so why are so many execs ignoring the issue?<p>The boards and executives of companies are meant to be …


The importance of Multi-Factor authentication with the prominence of phishing scams

Phishing scams are one of the largest threats to Office 365 user credentials out there. Why? Well it's one of the easist and yet most effective …


Scamwatch round-up: Netflix, FedEx TNT, ASIC and fake ANZ and CBA apps

ARN provides a weekly wrap of the phishing scams, malware attacks and security breaches impacting organisations across Australia.

Technology (Australia)

Fed agencies on pace to meet DMARC compliance deadline | SC Media

Ahead of the October 16 compliance deadline imposed on federal government agencies, 64 percent of the more than 1,100 executive branch domains have …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Cyber crooks try to divert direct-deposit paychecks into their accounts

Hackers are now out to reroute the direct deposit of your paycheck into accounts controlled by cyber crooks.<p>So take a little extra time to verify …

Social Issues

Phishing, Vishing And Smishing: Organized Cybercrime Under GDPR

Technology is fueling all manner of cybercrime, from skimming of credit card data to extortion of money from firms that have suffered data breaches, …


Google warns senators and staff of foreign phishing attempts

Google has been alerting U.S. senators and aides in the past year of hacking attempts by foreign governments targeting their personal email …


FBI Alerts Warns of Cyber-Thieves Targeting Payroll Accounts

<b>Cybercriminals are targeting the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries to divert funds, the Federal Bureau of Investigation</b> …


Account Takeover Attacks Become a Phishing Fave

More than three-quarters of ATOs resulted in a phishing email, a new report shows.

Information Security

Email Spoofing a Threat to the 2018 Midterm Elections

• Home<br>• Security<p>by Anomali<p>Sep 13, 2018<p><b>Can Lightning Strike the US Elections Twice?</b><p>Based on the research findings, close to 96% of the evaluated State, …


Google: Foreign Govt Hackers Targeted Senators, Staffers

Hackers from a foreign government have tried to access the personal email accounts of multiple senators and members of their staff, according to …

Conservative View

SlashNext Board Appoints Palo Alto Networks Co-Founder Dave Stevens as Executive Chairman

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SlashNext, the leader in real-time phishing site protection for businesses, today announced that Dave Stevens, the co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Palo Alto Networks, has joined SlashNext as Executive Chairman.<p>Stevens is an …

Palo Alto Networks

Connecticut utilities steel themselves for successful cyber intrusions

Connecticut's utilities are "spending more time, devoting more resources," to combating cybersecurity threats, according to a new report from the …


​Phishing alert: North Korea's hacking attacks shows your email is still the weakest link

Phishing attacks via bogus emails were a key tool in allowing hackers to gain access to networks.<p>The North Korean group accused of some of the …

Sony Pictures

Phishing scheme duped Rick Scott’s wife out of $350,000. But there’s a happy ending.

Long before Russian operatives tampered with Florida voting systems, a different online scam attacked the personal email account of First Lady Ann …


Manipulation tactics that you fall for in phishing attacks

It’s 6 p.m. on a Friday. Just as you finish packing up for the day, an email from your boss pops up on your phone asking why an urgent payment didn’t …

Social Issues

FBI: Phishing Attacks Aim to Swap Payroll Information

9/19/2018<br>10:45 AM<p>50%<p>50%<p>Social engineering scams target employees' payroll credentials so attackers can access and change their bank account …

Social Issues

This Year's Top Phishing Subject Lines In SMB Attacks

Here is some free creative advice: Don’t use the following subject lines in emails. They are the top subject lines most used by phishing artists this …

Email Marketing

Thieves Are Out To Sell Your Stolen Miles For Cheap

The dark web is flooded with stolen airline miles pilfered following data breaches or through phishing operations — and the thieves are willing to …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Phishing finance apps make way back into Google Play | SC Media

Malicious phishing apps have once again made their way into the Google Play Store, this time imitating six online banks and a cryptocurrency exchange.<p>…

Google Play

Cyber attacks double in last three months

Closer ties between the government's Computer Emergency Response Team and financial services firms saw reports of phishing attacks more than double …


ManageEngine gives browsers PC-level security

The functionality of today’s browsers rivals that of personal computers of just a few years ago, so ManageEngine, the systems management arm of Zoho …

U.S. Dept. of Defense